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Apple overhauls iLife apps for both the Mac and iOS

Long-awaited upgrades finally come to Apple's iLife collection of creative desktop and mobile applications.

Make a Cameo appearance with this collaborative video app

With Cameo for iPhone you get two minutes to tell your story, and sometimes that's all you need.

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Netflix adds HD streaming, AirPlay support for iOS 7

Netflix users, start your update engines! A updated mobile app gives iOS 7 users HD streaming and AirPlay support.

Hands-on with RealPlayer Cloud, the latest attempt at easy video sharing

RealNetworks jumps into the personal video sharing space. Yes, that RealNetworks.

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How to tweak settings on your webcam

You'd like to use a webcam that offers better video than the one built into your Mac yet you can't manipulate that camera in interesting ways. Chris Breen discusses two utilities that can bring greater flexibility to these cameras.

Apple acquisition spree continues with data compression firm AlgoTrim

Apple's latest purchase is the Sweden-based AlgoTrim, which specializes in data compression of images and video for mobile platforms.

Hands-on: YouTube update brings picture-in-picture to iOS

YouTube 2.0 makes searching and watching at the same time easier, and comes with a few welcome user-interface changes.

Remains of the Day: Matcha-maker

Did Apple buy a company because of *math*? And speaking of math, when it comes to the App Store, the house always wins. Finally, Beijing and Cupertino may have at long last come to an understanding.

Apple briefly sells entire Harry Potter collection for $10 in iTunes

Apple on Tuesday unveiled a sale on movie bundles in the iTunes Store. But at least one sale price was too good to be true.

Microsoft updates Skype with HD for iPhone and iPad, adds mobile BI app

Microsoft upgrades its Skype app to add HD video, while offering mobile users a chance to tap into its "live data" business intelligence app for Excel.

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Hands on: MixBit is not another YouTube—but that's OK

MixBit, an iPhone app from YouTube developers, has an inspired idea of crowdsourcing video. Who knows? It may just play.

5 essential tools that every iTunes user should have

iTunes is great at lots of things on its own. But here are several tools to make using it even better.

Hands-on: VLC, the prodigal media player, returns to iOS

VLC, the multiplatform video player that was removed from the App Store for licensing conflicts, has returned with a new lease on life.

Video Alternatives

Shoot and share video without Instagram and Vine

The two blockbuster apps get all the buzz, but these 9 alternatives are as creative as an art-house indie.

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