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Rdio shutters Vdio service, as it should

Absent a unique product or viable business model, the social video component of the music service made little sense

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Apple updates pro video apps with Mac Pro optimizations

Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor get new features and improvements that take advantage of the company's new high-end desktop computer.

iMovie for iOS 2 review: Updated video app slow-mos its way to greatness

iMovie for iOS gets an overhaul for Appleā€™s new mobile OS, featuring new options for controlling audio and video.

iMovie 10 review: A lot to like, a few quibbles

The new version of iMovie is a great tool for families, kids, and budding filmmakers, though it's still missing a few features we'd like to see. Intermediate-to-advanced filmmakers looking to max out iMovie might be better off upgrading to Final Cut Pro X, however.

iMovie for iOS projects no longer work on the Mac (for now)

By and large, I quite like iMovie's new look and feel -- but in Apple's revamp of the application, it's lost one of its more-favored features: importing projects between iOS and the Mac. In addition, older Macs may not be able to run the new version of iMovie at all, due to outdated video cards.

Hands-on: iMovie for Mac and iOS

Apple's consumer filmmaking software, iMovie, has gotten its fair share of both praise and scorn over the years; while the company's newest version isn't perfect, there's plenty to like about it.

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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Week in Mac Apps

The Week in Mac apps: Better, faster, stronger

In this edition of Mac-app updates and releases, we've got solutions for faster typing, quicker finding, better coding, easier listening, and Visio Viewing. And that's just the first five new apps.

Flash Professional CC review: Solid improvements but no flashy new features

The debut Creative Cloud version of Flash posts a solid evolution of core features and functions without bold headliners.

The lazy man's guide to streaming iTunes movies to your iPad

If you're glued to the divan with iPad in hand and desperately need to stream media from your Mac to your tablet (without actually shifting your keister), Chris Breen brings helpful advice.