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Buying An Avid Pro Tools System? Then Read This First — Pro Tools Expert

September 29, 2017

For those of you looking into getting into audio recording of any kind Avid Pro Tools has been the standard and continues to be a leader in the industry.  Just like with any media device there are some things you need to consider before purchasing.  Not only for the item you want, but what other Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Goodbye to Mac: Making the Switch to a Windows PC

July 11, 2017

Looking for a new computer can be tasking to anyone.  The research and learning about different types of hardware and what resolution the screen is can be a lot for someone in the market.  Some might think it’s better if you’ve got your mind made up, or at least be a preferred user of one Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Final Cut Pro X vs Adobe Premiere Pro, What’s Best For Video Editing? | Digital Trends

May 23, 2017

Are you a Mac editor trying to choose between Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro? This article explores a few key elements to help you make the right choice for your workflow: “There are many polarizing debates in the world of technology and video editing, and software is no exception. Final Cut Pro Read More

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By Britt,

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What’s Next Mac? The future of Apple’s Macintosh

March 8, 2017

Daniel Eran Dilger of Apple Insider wrote this editorial about the future of the Mac   Editorial: The future of Apple’s Macintosh Thinking about the future of Apple’s Macintosh becomes more realistic when grounded in facts. It’s no accident that several Mac models have not been updated in many months, but it’s also true that Apple faces Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

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What’s up Mac? How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists

Interesting read from Bloomgberg.com. Mark Gurman gives us some insight on Apple and what Mac updates to look forward to in 2017. Still, Apple hasn’t given up on Macs. In a recent company Q&A session, employees asked whether Mac desktop computers remain strategically important. “We have great desktops in our roadmap. Nobody should worry about Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

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HandBrake, the free video format converter, is finally out of beta

January 3, 2017

Ben Lovejoy from 9 to 5 Mac  announces the HandBrake is out of beta after over a decade     HandBrake, the ultimate video format converter, finally out of beta after 13 years It’s common practice for apps to launch first in beta-test format for a few weeks or months, to allow early users to provide feedback Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
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Is this the end of the Apple Mac?

December 30, 2016

Christina Warren digs deeper into the possibility of an Apple Mac crisis. Meanwhile, it’s Microsoft, not Apple, that is making real innovative strides on the desktop with the Surface Studio. So what’s going on? According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the Mac team is a much lower priority than it used to be at Apple: Interviews Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

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5 USB-C External Hard Drives for Macs

November 8, 2016

Here is a breakdown of some fast USB-C external hard drives for Mac users. We’ve got the G-Tech’s G-DRIVE and Glyph BLACKBOX on Videoguys.com. Both are great solutions for straight-forward backups and extra local storage. From iMore Looking for the best USB-C hard drive for your Mac? Here are a few of our favorites! The Read More

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By Britt,

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Lightroom Mac Speed Test with Custom PC

April 27, 2016

Spoiler alert: the custom PC consistently out-performed the Apple iMac! Videoguys Tech Select HP z Workstations are amazing performance work-horses, customized especially for video and film editing. Check them out here. LIGHTROOM MAC VS PC SPEED TEST | $4K IMAC VS $4K CUSTOM PC PERFORMANCE TEST SLRLounge.com Our studio has grown to a point where Read More

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By Britt,

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Why Are Creative Professionals Moving to Windows?

August 24, 2015

Today more and more creative professionals and video editors are moving to Windows. While Macs still dominate in many workplaces, the days of the Mac only facility are a thing of the past.  Windows machines offer far more flexibilty, upgradability and performance for the dollar.  The impact of GPUs on software performance and the extremely Read More

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By Gary,