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iPhone 4 + iMovie

The entire movie was produced on the iPhone 4 using the Camera app and iMovie. iMovie exports video in medium (360p), large (540p), or HD (720p) format but movies uploaded to YouTube, MMS or MobileMe Gallery will be downsized to a maximum resolution of 568x320. To overcome this limitation I used another app, PixelPipe, to upload the full 720p HD video to YouTube.…

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Experience Reports

My first 31 days with the iPad

It's been exactly one month since I received my iPad Wi-Fi 3G on April 30th. In the last 31 days, the iPad has become my go-to device for almost everything. Each morning, after I prepare for my day, I walk over to my nightstand, where I lay the iPad before I turn out the lights to sleep. It's been charging overnight with the volume on low so that nighttime notifications (it's insane that some people send the email at 2…

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Why Apple will get my money

To followup on yesterdays conversation. The vision I have for the IT infrastructure of my home ( yes, I used IT infrastructure and home in the same sentence ) revolves around Apple product. No surprise there. My vision is one where the computers in the house automatically and seamlessly backup on a regular basis without user intervention. I have already put some money into that part with the purchase of the Apple Time Capsule. Time Capsule is a wireless access…

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Apple TV, Tivo and Vudu

With the announcement of the revamped Apple TV I have been thinking about the future of entertainment in the Williams family room. Currently we have a Tivo Series 2, a cable company supplied Motorola HD PVR, a DVD player, and a mac mini hooked into my overweight 34" Sony HD Trinitron. The Mac mini is home to our family videos, iTunes purchase, and 26GB of family photos. I purchased one movie ( Happy Feet ) just to try our the…

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