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Tips for dealing with professional print shops

Working with a professional print shop can be a daunting experience, but the main trick is to properly analyze the job you want done.

Online printing services save time and money

Only a few years ago, printing photos and business documents required a trip to your local photography store or print shop. These days, you can do it all from the comfort of your home or office, taking advantage of a greater selection of products and often saving considerably in the process.

MacFlux 3

MacFlux 3 offers powerful, flexible, template-based CSS Website creation tools.

JVC Pro launches first stereo 3D camcorder

JVC Professional has introduced its first 3D ProHD camcorder, the GY-HMZ1, at the NAB 2011 trade show in Las Vegas.

Cisco to shutter Flip camera business

Cisco reportedly plans to shutter its Flip videocam business in a restructuring of its consumer operations following a disappointing string of quarters.

Harman releases iOS app for controlling its professional wireless audio systems

Audio pros that use Harman's Crown line of wireless amplifiers can now monitor, tweak, and manage their audio systems directly from the comforts of their iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

Top-rated multifunction printers

These top-rated multifunction printers offer a wealth of variety and functionality. Choose an inkjet or laser model to print, copy, scan, and in some cases, fax.

Storm unleashed for the Mac

The Foundry has launched Storm, a Mac-based RED Digital Cinema workflow product.

Apple announces GarageBand for iPad

Apple's iLife music-making app will land on the App Store on March 11--just in time for the launch of the iPad 2.

Sony unveils professional OLED monitors

Sony will soon begin selling a professional monitor that contains the largest commercial organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen yet produced.

Future Xerox printer uses new ink, heats paper

Xerox on Monday offered a glimpse into the future of its printing products, announcing a high-speed inkjet printer that employs a new type of liquid-free ink to produce higher quality prints while reducing costs.

Design 3D models on your iPad with Verto Studio 3D

Michael L. Farrell’s Verto Studio 3D combines 3D modeling, lighting and texture mapping with the iPad’s intuitive touch interface.

Seline HD for iPad

If you enjoy making music, this quirky iPad app will provide plenty of entertainment.

IRISPhoto 4 scanner

The IRISPhoto 4 Scanner is a fine choice for folks looking to digitize large stacks of 4-by-6 photos, and who favor speed and convenience over superior scan quality. However, if you’re hoping to digitally preserve the beauty of high quality photos, the IRISPhoto 4’s washed out and noisy scans isn’t the device for you.

Staying sane while shooting video on the fly

Last week, as part of our Macworld 2011 coverage, we put together a series of videos highlighting unique and interesting products on the show floor. Though the tools for shooting and editing have gotten better in the last few years, it remains a challenge to figure out how to put these pieces together on the fly, as so many things can (and will) go wrong. Here are a few tips we've found that work (and that don't) when shooting video on a show floor.