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Mac Gems: Holiday-bundle bargains

It’s the time of year for the an avalanche of pre-holiday sales. Though most offer bargains on physical goods, there are currently a couple Mac-software bundles that each offers a bunch of good apps at a bargain price. Each also includes a number of Mac Gems.

Matrox DualHead2Go Digital ME

Review: Add two displays to your Mac with the DualHead2Go ME

This device lets you attach to DVI displays to a Mac with Thunderbolt or DisplayPort video.

Create iMovie titles or watermarks with creative overlays

Want more control over how text appears or want a custom graphic or logo to appear in the corner of your video? It’s easy to do in iMovie '11.

Create cool video titles in Final Cut Pro X

There are many auto-generated titles to choose from in FCP X, but you can tweak them to match any project.

Why are they called that? The silly stories behind six tech brands

How did TiVo, Skype, eBay, and others wind up with the names they did? JR Raphael has the answer.

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Create a music video with iMovie '11

It's surprisingly easy to get a professional movie from a musical performance. Videographer Heath McKnight walks us through the steps.

How to get great audio in iMovie '11

iMovie ’11 has excellent and easy-to-use audio tools, making it simple to drop in music and sound effects to give your a professional sound quality. Videographer Heath McKnight walks you through how to use them.

The Week in iOS Apps: Albert Einstein's brain

This week’s roundup of iOS apps is all about the multimedia entertainment: We’ve got video, we’ve got music, we’ve got games, and we’ve got the brain of Albert Einstein. Really.

Google now displays movie trailers with search results

Google now includes movie trailers from YouTube in its search results when information is requested about a movie. Expect Bing to follow soon.

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Review: Adobe Premiere Elements 11 offers an easy, fast, and simple take on video editing

Next to Apple's iMovie '11, Premiere Elements 11 is about the same, a little bit more, a little prettier, and easier to use.