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  • How-Tos: Use Photoshop images in Final Cut Pro X

    If you manipulate photographs, create graphics, or otherwise work with images, you've probably used Adobe Photoshop. And if you edit video, you've likely incorporated still images into your video projects.

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    Kaspersky Lab this week announced that it had found what it described as a shadowy group of hackers who had been harvesting date from various diplomatic, government, and scientific research computer networks. According to the Kaspersky Lab report, the Red October hackers have been specifically targeting high-ranking individuals in public sector roles in so-called 'spear phishing' attacks (targeted phishing). Here's everything you need to know about Red October.

  • How-Tos: Is it legal to download YouTube videos?

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  • How-Tos: Use Final Cut Pro X with your DSLR

    Many of today's DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras can shoot not only great images, but also outstanding high-definition video. And when you're ready to edit video that you've shot with a DSLR, Final Cut Pro X makes browsing, selecting, importing, and backing up your media--both video and stills--fast and easy, even if you've already used another application to move the media onto the computer. Let's take a look at the options you have for importing media shot with a DSLR into Final Cut Pro X.

  • How-Tos: How to Get Started With Google Analytics

    Analytics help you find out what brings visitors to your small business website. With that information, you can better design your site to give visitors what they are looking for--and turn them into customers. Here's a primer on linking your site to Google Analytics and getting the most out of the data it gives you.

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    Maybe you charge through your plans with Patton-like precision, planning everything down to the minute. Or, like Marilyn Monroe, perhaps you've "been on a calendar, but never on time." It really doesn't matter which approach you take--Google Calendar can fit your style.

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  • How-Tos: What the end of Google Sync means to you

    If you use Google's services for email, calendars, and contacts, you're probably aware that there are several different ways to access your data. You can use your favorite browser to access the Web interface. If you prefer dedicated Mac or iOS client app, you can use any that work with the industry-standard IMAP or POP protocols to access email, with CalDAV to access calendars, or with CardDAV to access contacts. On iOS devices, you've also had the option of using Google Sync--Google's implementation of the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol--for all those kinds of data.

  • How-Tos: Watch streaming video better with these tips for power users

    If you're reading this, you don't need to be told that streaming live video on your PC and mobile gadgets is blowing up in a big way; with streaming sites like Justin.tv, UStream, and game-specific streaming services Twitch.tv and Own3d.tv, you have more options for live news and entertainment than ever before. But with so many streams on so many sites (and not so many full-featured standalone player apps), staying on top of the brave new world of streaming TV can be a pain. With that in mind, here are some quick tips and tricks for making your live video streaming experience less painful.

  • How-Tos: Apply special effects to your videos in Final Cut Pro X

    Using the right special effect can make your video match your creative vision. Whether it’s simply tinting a shot to fit a mood, creating an old-fashioned film look, or turning a video clip into an abstract animated background, the right video effect is just a click away.

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