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Get VideoProc Mac video editing and processing software at 60% off for Christmas

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With Digiarty's VideoProc, your video editing tasks are covered.
With VideoProc, your video editing tasks are covered.
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This VideoProc Mac video editing post is presented by Digiarty.

When the holidays roll around, your impulse to make scads of digital videos and then doctor them up for friends and family may be stronger than ever this year. After all, lots of people will not see as many loved ones in person because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That makes it a good time to invest in fast, capable and easy-to-use video editing software at a great price. So rejoice, because Digiarty is offering Cult of Mac readers lifetime-use licenses for its VideoProc Mac editing and processing software at 60% off for Christmas.

Get 75% off a VideoProc GPU-accelerated video editing software lifetime license

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Digiarty's GPU-accelerated video editing and processing software, VideoProc, is now 75% off.
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This video editing post is presented by Digiarty, maker of VideoProc.

If you’re a 4K/HD video maven and you want to work with it across your devices — handheld cameras, drone cameras, smartphones, tablets, laptops — you know format-compatibility problems often rear their ugly heads. That makes relatively serious video-editing and video-processing software indispensable. And we should add, all the more so when you can get a good one like Digiarty VideoProc for 75% off while the holiday sale remains in effect (like, right now).

Apple’s September 12 keynote is all but confirmed

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Tim Cook
Tim Cook and Co. are ready to take the wraps off the next great iPhone.
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It’s looking increasingly likely that Apple’s next big iPhone unveiling will happen on September 12.

Following a rumor last week that circled the second Tuesday of September as the date for the big iPhone 8 keynote, two more reports from reliable sources have practically confirmed that the next Apple smartphone will be revealed in just two weeks.

Cheaper iPhone 7 models may be slower, too

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Lower storage could mean less speed.
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Apple finally bumped the storage on the baseline iPhone model to 32GB this year, but it looks like choosing the cheapest model may come with some serious speed setbacks.

The 32GB versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus suffer from slower storage speeds, according to benchmarks that reveal the memory chip on the baseline model scores markedly worse than other versions.

Apple taps Touch ID, 4K video in new iPhone 6s ads

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iPhone 6s ads onions
Yeah, we have no idea.
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Two new iPhone 6s ads are zooming in on super high-def video and the power of your fingerprint.

While one is fairly straightforward and informative, the other is kind of … out there. We’re not entirely sure what to do with it, really. The entire Cult of Mac staff just watched it and had no words. But we really can’t stay mad at Neil Patrick Harris, who shows up at the end.

Check out the videos below.

New POV camera will sense what you like and edit video for you

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The Graava camera records 4K video and produces an edited product by sensing what excited you during your shoot.
The Graava camera records 4K video and produces an edited product by sensing what excited you during your shoot.
Photo: Graava

The snobby photographer inside me is offended whenever someone suggests that good photography is the result of owning “a really good camera.” Give me a little credit for anticipating and recognizing the good light, composition and human dynamics unfolding before me.

GoPro’s tiny new rival boasts interchangeable lenses

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The E1 is a small Micro Four Thirds camera that shoots 4K video and fit a variety of lenses.
The E1 is a small Micro Four Thirds camera that shoots 4K video and fit a variety of lenses.
Photo: Z

The E1 camera is so small, there is barely any room on the body for its two-character name.

This is only a slight exaggeration for the slight camera with large ambitions and an impressive list of specs that could make it legitimate competition for GoPro, the reigning king of the Point of View camera market.

Startup camera company Z says its E1 is the world’s smallest Micro Four Thirds 4K video camera with interchangeable lenses.

Jetpack duo soars over Dubai in astonishing 4K video

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Jetman Yves Rossy and his new stuntman sidekick Vince Reffet fly in formation over Dubai. Photo: XDubai/YouTube
Jetman Yves Rossy and his new stuntman sidekick Vince Reffet fly in formation over Dubai. Photo: XDubai/YouTube

They promised us all jetpacks — these guys got them and took them to one of the world’s most remarkable locales. And you get to ride along if you dare.

The latest eye-popping (and possibly stomach-churning) video from Yves Rossy (aka the Jetman) shows the Swiss daredevil inventor and his new sidekick soaring in formation over desert sands and Dubai’s awesome skyline with nothing but jetpacks and a total lack of fear.

Inventive shorts show what you can do with new Sony Action Cams

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In the short film Picture Machine, a Sony Action Cam gets loaded into a tiny clear car to capture unique shots. Photo: Studio Nos
In the short film Picture Machine, a Sony Action Cam gets loaded into a tiny clear car to capture unique shots. Photo: Studio Nos

This post is brought to you by Sony.

We’re massive fans of Sony cameras, so we’re really interested in two new Action Cam models that challenge the GoPro status quo. To show off the eye-popping capabilities of its high-def duo — the 4K and the Full HD — Sony commissioned more than 20 short films shot on the tiny video cameras by directors from all over the world.

The first batch of the Never Before Seen shorts show how innovative filmmakers and artists utilize the Action Cams’ small size, enhanced image stability and other unique features to make Hollywood-level videos.