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Topic: Software

Dissatisfied Final Cut Pro X customers receive refunds from Apple

06/28/2011, 12:06 pm

Facing backlash from customers who are unhappy with the revamped Final Cut Pro X, Apple has issued at least some refunds for the $299 Mac App Store purchase.


Apple product managers address complaints over Final Cut Pro X

06/24/2011, 01:06 pm

With many of Apple's professional video editing customers up in arms over this week's major revamp of Final Cut, several Final Cut Pro X project managers recently made themselves available to address some of the more prominent concerns surrounding the new software.


Apple makes WWDC 2011 session videos available to developers via iTunes

06/23/2011, 05:06 pm

Apple on Thursday published to its developer website more than 100 session videos taken during its annual developer conference, covering Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5.0, iCloud and more.


Final Cut Pro X draws mixed reactions from consumers, professionals

06/22/2011, 10:06 pm

Apple's latest Final Cut Pro release has drawn sharply polarized reactions, with some users lauding the upgrade, while others have condemned it as unfit for professional use.


Apple recommends yet unreleased OS X 10.6.8 for Final Cut Pro X users

06/21/2011, 04:06 pm

Apple has recommended that users of the newly released Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 update to Mac OS X 10.6.8, even though the update has not been released yet.


With release of Final Cut Pro X, Apple discontinues Express and Server

06/21/2011, 12:06 pm

The release of Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store on Tuesday also marked the end of Apple's Final Cut Express and Final Cut Server products, as well as the Final Cut Studio suite.


Apple releases Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 on Mac App Store

06/21/2011, 08:06 am

Apple on Tuesday released Final Cut Pro X, which it touted a "revolutionary new version" of the video editing software, for $299.99 on the Mac App Store, along with Motion 5 and Compressor 4 for $49.99 each.


Apple job postings indicate iCloud will target app-based web services rather than web clients

06/14/2011, 08:06 pm

Speculative reports that Apple will throw away all of its existing web services in the transition from MobileMe to its new iCloud service appear to be reinforced by the company's job postings for iCloud web engineers, which describe web services but make little mention of web clients.


Cease and desist threats authenticate recent Final Cut Pro X screenshots [u]

06/14/2011, 04:06 pm

Screenshots of Apple's forthcoming Final Cut Pro X software that leaked onto the Internet this past weekend were allegedly obtained without permission from the servers of a company that contracted with Apple to create tutorial videos for the new software, AppleInsider has learned [updated].


Rumor: Final Cut Pro X on sale, third-party Thunderbolt products unveiled next week

06/14/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple may appeal to its high-end video production customers next week with the release of Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store, as well as the announcement of new third-party products that will take advantage of the high-speed Thunderbolt port found on new Macs, according to a new rumor.


More alleged screenshots of Final Cut Pro X appear

06/12/2011, 11:06 pm

Several more screenshots claiming to be from Apple's upcoming Final Cut Pro X release provide a detailed look at the software's color grading features.


Images claim to show Apple's Motion 5, Final Cut Pro X

06/08/2011, 11:06 am

A series of screenshots claimed to be from Apple's forthcoming Final Cut Pro X release offer a closer look at the software, as well as a first glimpse at Motion 5 with a new "rigging" feature.


Apple's free iCloud will automatically sync data from Macs, PCs, iOS devices

06/06/2011, 02:06 pm

Apple finally showed off its long-awaited iCloud service on Monday, portraying it as a service that stores content, wirelessly pushes it to devices, and integrates with applications -- all at no cost to users.


iCloud record label deals may cost Apple $150 million

06/03/2011, 07:06 am

In order to get the major record labels onboard with its forthcoming iCloud service, Apple could fork over as much as $150 million in "advanced payments."


Apple's iCloud may offer remote storage of movies, TV shows at launch

05/31/2011, 03:05 pm

In addition to agreements with music labels, Apple is also said to be pursuing licensing deals with movie and TV studios that would allow users to remotely store and stream copyrighted video content via the forthcoming iCloud service.


Amazon takes on Apple's Mac App Store with its own 'Mac Download Store'

05/26/2011, 03:05 pm

Amazon on Thursday launched the "Mac Download Store," a new software destination for Mac OS X system that takes on Apple's own App Store by offering unique products, including Office for Mac.


Apple developing advanced 'media streaming engine' for iOS, Mac OS

05/17/2011, 02:05 pm

Apple employees are at work on improved media streaming technology at the company's Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, as rumors of a so-called "iCloud" service continue to pick up steam.


Adobe Flash 10.3 adds auto-update notification for Apple's Mac OS X

05/13/2011, 09:05 am

Adobe this week updated its Flash Player to version 10.3, bringing security enhancements, including the support for auto-update notifications in Apple's Mac OS X operating system.


Microsoft rumored to buy Skype for $8 billion; Skype for Mac fixed

05/10/2011, 02:05 am

Microsoft is finalizing negotiations to acquire Skype for as much as $8 billion, according to a new report. Meanwhile, a new version of Skype for Mac has been released, fixing a critical vulnerability.


Fortune's 'Inside Apple' describes a furious Steve Jobs after MobileMe launch

05/08/2011, 09:05 pm

The shaky debut of Apple's revamped cloud service MobileMe in 2008 prompted Chief Executive Steve Jobs to chastise those responsible for the service, Fortune's new "Inside Apple" feature reveals.