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Digitize VHS video tapes

Senior editor Chris Breen takes a look at two products that can help you transfer video tape content to your Mac.

Roxio releases Easy VHS to DVD for Mac video digitizer

Easy VHS to DVD for Mac is a hardware and software combo that lets you convert and preserve analog video.

Elgato Video Capture records analog video to MPEG-4, H.264

Elgato Video Capture is a new hardware/software kit that enables you to record analog video to H.264 or MPEG-4 formats.

Converter Utility released for Blackmagic Design Mini Converter

Blackmagic Design's Converter Utility unlocks new capabilities in their Mini Converter line of video I/O products.

The Macalope Weekly: Such stuff as dreams are made of

With rumors abounding of an Apple media pad, the Macalope takes it upon himself to voyage into dreamland and have his fill of the cotton candy and marzipan that will no doubt make up this mythical device.

Matrox CompressHD card dramatically improves H.264 encoding speed

CompressHD is a new H.264 video encoding card for the Mac that Matrox says can dramatically cut encoding time.

Mac mini media center: Is it worth it?

All week long, Christopher Breen has show you how to assemble a media center using a Mac mini as the centerpiece. Now he turns his attention to the Big Picture: Is it worth the hassle? And how does it compare to an Apple TV?

Amazon video-on-demand adds HD movies, TV shows

Amazon Tuesday announced that it is supplying high-definition video content via its video-on-demand service.

Media 100 Suite unveiled

Media 100 unveiled the next generation version of its postproduction software, Media 100 Suite. The suite comes with many new features including Multicam Editing and Voice Over.

Third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter available

A third-party vendor is now offering an HDCP-compliant Mini-DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter for Apple's newest Macs.

Nvidia countersues Intel for breach of contract

Nvidia wants to sell chipsets compatible with Intel's latest Nehalem chip

Hulu and Boxee go back and forth with consumers in the middle

Online video site Hulu and software developer Boxee are engaged in a ping-pong match over whether you can stream television shows to your Apple TV.

ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Upgrade for Mac Pro now priced

Want to breathe new life into your vintage 2008 Mac Pro? The ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Upgrade Kit from Apple helps you do just that.