Importing Flip video into iMovie for iOS

Even simple procedures have their complexities. Here we show you exactly how to transfer video from a Flip camcorder onto the iPad 2 for editing.

Lab Report: iPad 2 battery life tests and GarageBand speed

In our battery tests, the iPad 2 showed a slight improvement over the battery life of the original iPad. And the mobile version of GarageBand runs faster on the new tablet as well.

Epson MovieMate 85HD

The MovieMate 85HD has a lot to offer as a convenient, portable, all-in-one home entertainment media player. With its built-in DVD player, integrated speakers, and variety of connectors, this versatile projector can turn your backyard into an outdoor theater, or your living room into a movie-house.

MacBook Pros (Early 2011)

It’s been nearly a year since Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro line. That’s a longer-than-usual gap between updates, but the new MacBook Pros sport several changes under the hood, including new processors, new graphics processors, and a new peripheral connector. It all translates into performance jumps worth the wait.

Lab report: 2011 MacBook Pro benchmark results

Macworld Lab has all five standard configurations of the new 2011 MacBook Pro, and the benchmark results are in -- and they’re impressive, with Speedmark scores between 13 and 53 percent faster than the systems they replace. Lab Director James Galbraith has the details.

IK Multimedia releases AmpliTube Fender for iPhone and iPad

AmpliTube Fender offers five of the musical instrument company’s amplifiers and six of its stomp boxes to improve your sound.

Expo Notes: Scanning the showfloor for scanners

James Galbraith reports on the scanners on display at Macworld 2011.

Expo Notes: Making music at Expo 2011

Macworld's James Galbraith takes you on a tour of all the notable musical exhibitors displaying products at Macworld Expo this week.

HP LaserJet Pro M1536dnf

If you’re looking for an affordable, monochrome multifunction laser printer, the LaserJet 1534dnf offers a couple of special features like AirPrint and ePrint while delivering quick prints and scans of decent quality.

Create a custom template in GarageBand

GarageBand '11 has a lot of automated features to get you started, but musician Jim Galbraith prefers to customize GarageBand's templates for his own compositions. He walks you through the steps.

HP Officejet 7500A Wide Format e-All-in-One Printer

If you need a device that scans, copies, faxes and prints large spreadsheets, the HP Officejet 7500A is worth considering. Its an average performer in terms of both speed and print quality, but it is one of the few printers top currently support Apple’s AirPrint and HP’s ePrint services.

Fujitsu unveils ScanSnap S1100

Fujitsu unveils a portable version of its popular ScanSnap document scanners

HP Officejet 6500A Plus e-All-in-One

If you’re looking for an inkjet all-in-one that supports Apple’s AirPrint and HP’s ePrint services, the HP Officejet 6500A is worth a look, if only because they are so few and far between. The 6500A was an average performer in both print speeds and quality, with noticeably fuzzy edges in its text printing.

Putting the band into GarageBand

Sure, you can use GarageBand as a solo artist, but why not use it to strike up the band? Musician James Galbraith shares some easy tips.

Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One C310a

If you’re looking for a speedy multifunction inkjet with wireless capabilities, the HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One is worth a look. Its text and photo printing quality are impressive, and its AirPrint support, touchscreen menus and printing apps are nice-to-have features that work well. If the unit’s remote printing via ePrint Center is your main attraction, however, know that the service is experiencing some growing pains.