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Video Editing Codecs Explained

What is a video codec? The word "codec" comes from a mashup of "encode" and "decode." So a video codec is the specific video format of your file. Your camera encodes the visual data of a scene into a format,...

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How to Create a Bootable USB Installer Disk for macOS Big Sur

Over the years, we’ve recommended using DiskMaker X as a quick and easy way to create a bootable install disk for various versions of macOS. Guillaume Gète, the developer of DiskMaker X, has decided to call it quits with the...

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How to Pin a Note (and More) in macOS Big Sur

The macOS Notes app has, for some time, allowed you to pin notes so that they’ll always appear at the top of your listing. With Big Sur, you can expand or collapse the list of pinned notes with a double...

Deeper Dive: A Detailed Look at Apple’s September 15, 2020 Event

Apple held its "Time Flies" event yesterday (September 15, 2020), which was a tightly-paced one-hour video presentation featuring new Apple Watches, new services, and new iPads. In this post, we'll take a detailed look at each of the announcements and their impact on Apple fans.

Deeper Dive: A Close Look at the September 10, 2019 Apple Event

The September 10, 2019 Apple Event is now history, but Apple fans worldwide should be excited about the products that were announced at the event. While no groundbreaking new products or services were announced, the next generation of Apple Watch,...

What’s New in macOS Mojave: A First Look at the Developer Beta

I was expecting a version of the macOS that would mostly be about security and performance, but while I expected a fastball, Apple threw us a curve. Apple announced that macOS Mojave not only included the expected security, performance, and privacy...

How to Turn a Live Photo into a GIF on Your iPhone

Live Photos are magical! The camera on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or iPhone SE snaps a "photo" that records what's happening 1.5 seconds before and after you tap the shutter button, so all movement and sound is captured...

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