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Seven ways to improve the iTunes Store

Kirk McElhearn takes a look at several things about the iTunes Store that he'd like to see changed, fixed, or simply killed off.

Jot Mini stylus looks good, but fails to impress

Adonit has taken a shrink ray and a steel cutter to its popular Jot stylus to produce the more diminutive Jot Mini, the company's newest offering. But though the Jot Mini is a beautifully constructed offering from Adonit, it left me wanting more in the useability department.

Photoshop Touch app arrives for the iPad

The long-awaited Photoshop Touch app is now available for iPad 2 running iOS 5.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Work with iTunes libraries

The iTunes Guy answers questions about moving your iTunes library, opening multiple iTunes windows simultaneously, finding tracks in playlists, and more.

How to create an animated GIF from a video clip

Take a video snippet and turn it into an animated GIF

Inkling introduces cloud-based publishing tool

The new Habitat system aims to help publishers streamline production of large-scale ebook projects by moving them to the cloud.

Remains of the Day: Honor system

Steve Jobs is honored posthumously by the music industry, while Tim Cook is honored, er, humously by the financial sector. Elsewhere, Apple gets some serious props from consumers even as some say AT&T's new upgrade fees aren't exactly honorable.

Game Your Video for iPhone

Global Delight’s Game Your Video wants to make the video-editing process as simple as possible, and it does an excellent job of it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes Match confusion

Kirk McElhearn kicks off our new Ask the iTunes Guy column by addressing some of your questions about iTunes Match.

iBooks 2 and iBooks Author

We've had the chance to test Apple's enhanced ebook reading and creation tools, and the authors of those reviews weigh in on both applications.

Apple updates iBooks Author license, clarifies sales restrictions

Apple on Friday updated the end user license agreement for iBooks Author, clarifying the restrictions on where the program's output may be sold.

iBooks Author fashions multimedia books for the iPad

If you plan to create a book solely for the iBookstore, and you’re not concerned about other ebook platforms, iBooks Author stands above any other option currently available.

Avid Studio offers video editing on the iPad

Avid, the Massachusetts-based creator of pro-level hardware and software for multimedia production, has unveiled Avid Studio for iPad, a precision video editor.

Final Cut Pro X gets a new angle--64 of them, in fact

Multicam editing comes to Final Cut Pro X.

7toX for Final Cut Pro converts legacy FCP projects

When Final Cut Pro X was first released, there were many gripes and grumbles about the application, but none so prominent as the lack of support for projects created in earlier versions of Final Cut Pro. The new 7toX converter by Intelligent Assistance, released Tuesday, changes all that.