New Mac Books

After much speculation and anticipation, Apple has finally released it's newest range of Mac Books. As a sound editor, one limitation on the new Mac Book models is the lack of a firewire port. This makes using additional interfaces and drives, USB dependent. The Mac Book Pro on the other hand, does have one Firewire 800 port.

For further information, visit the Apple website.


ProTools 8 - Dialogue / ADR editing improvement

If you are a dialogue editor, then you may wish to see what PT8 has installed for you and ADR recording/ editing...(providing it is recorded on a PT8 system). This video is based on vocals in a music track however it will be the same for dialogue tracks....

Digidesign | Products | Pro Tools | Pro Tools 8 | Get Ready for Pro Tools 8

click on "see it in action", log in to your digi account then select "Comp tracks to perfection"


Use your Mac as a mobile phone remote

- Do you not have an iPhone?
- Do you hate typing text messages on your mobile phone due to keyboard limitations?
- Do you wish you could use your Mac address book to ring people directly on your mobile without always having to sync?

Well there is a solution. Mira Software have a cheap (USD$24.95) program BluePhoneElite 2 which connects your mac to your mobile phone via Bluetooth technology. This software makes texting and the management of calls a breeze. Check it out!!!

Pro Tools 8 announcement

Digidesign has a publicly announced some of the new features added to the much anticipated release of Pro Tools 8.

Some key features include:
- Music score editor
- Elastic Pitch
-Collapsable Automation tracks
-"Check for Update" feature for Pro Tools and Plug-ins
- Quicktime HD support

Some of the biggest features will be in the expansion of Pro Tools LE, making it far more compatible with Pro Tools HD. Some of these new features include:
- Up to 128 Tracks
- 7.1 surround mixing

Click here to read more about the new features in Pro Tools 8