Daily Archives: March 20, 2015

How Apple’s Force Touch trackpad with Haptic Engine elevates video editing experience in iMovie

The iMovie 10.0.7 update, released earlier in March, contains some nifty features for owners of Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook with Force Touch trackpad.

As first noticed by Final Cut blogger Alex Gollner, Apple’s Taptic Engine inside the notebook’s new trackpad (advertised as Force Touch) provides a nuanced video editing experience in iMovie.

The Taptic Engine can provide physical feedback in iMovie based on context. For example, when dragging a video clip to its maximum length, you’ll get feedback letting you know you’ve hit the end of the clip…. Read the rest of this post here


How Apple’s Force Touch trackpad with Haptic Engine elevates video editing experience in iMovie” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Take Part in IGN’s Battlefield Hardline Challenges

Battlefield Hardline is out today.

If you’re planning on getting the game, we want you to get involved in three of challenges we’re planning over the coming weeks.

All you need to do to take part is capture yourself completing the one (or all) of the following challenges. The best score in each will win an Astro A50 Wireless headset, a Battlefield Hardline Premium Membership, and an awesome “Delicious Donut” Swag Box which includes a t-shirt, USB stick, Selfie stick and naturally, a doughnut.

We’ll also feature the best entries in a montage that will be published on IGN.

Interested? Here’s all the information you need to enter.

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Take a peak inside Apple’s top secret health and fitness testing lab for Apple Watch

Apple Watch testing lab Jay Blahnik

ABC News has been given an unprecedented, exclusive look at Apple’s top-secret lab inside its Cupertino headquarters which the company has been using for testing health, fitness and movement tracking features of the Apple Watch.

The broadcaster has now released a short video which offers a rare glimpse into the facility. Jay Blahnik, the key Nike FuleBand developer whom the iPhone maker hired more than two years ago to help develop the Apple Watch’s fitness features, can be seen in the video discussing the purpose of the lab with ABC’s Rebecca Jarvis…. Read the rest of this post here


Take a peak inside Apple’s top secret health and fitness testing lab for Apple Watch” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Your First Look at Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Episode 3

Telltale has released the first batch of screenshots for Game of Thrones: Episode 3 – The Sword in the Darkness.

The screenshots, which you can see below, confirm what we suspected after the teaser image released earlier in the week – Dragons will indeed be part of the episode.

Alongside Drogon, other images show Cersei Lannister in the throne room and Tyrion being arrested, hinting at what’s to come. The inclusion of Jon and Gared at the wall, along with a number of the Night’s Watch kneeling before a Heart Tree lends credence to the theory we may be spending a lot of time at the wall in this episode, especially given the title.

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Apple rumored to unveil slimmer Apple TV with App Store and Siri in June

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John Paczowski of BuzzFeed reports Apple plans to show the rumored, redesigned, Apple TV this June at the World Wide Developers Conference, notably featuring an App Store and Siri…. Read the rest of this post here


Apple rumored to unveil slimmer Apple TV with App Store and Siri in June” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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What if The Avengers Assembled in 1985?

On the eve of Avengers: Age of Ultron hitting screens, it’s hard to imagine anyone other than Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth and the like playing earth’s mightiest heroes.

But what if the team had been assembled in 1985? Who would Marvel choose and what would they look like? We thought it would be fun to speculate a bit, so the following are our choices, with the ‘85 age listed next to each name for a bit of context. And obviously there are no right answers here, so when you’ve had a read, let us know your casting suggestions in the comments below…

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Inexpensive Apple Watch band adapter Adappt launches on Indiegogo

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With April’s launch of the Apple Watch on the horizon, we’re starting to see first adapters designed to let Watch wearers use their device with third-party watch bands, not just Apple’s.

Advertised as the first and patent pending adapter for standard straps for the Apple Watch, the Adappt by four Italian students, two of which are behind the inCharge, a tiny keyring USB charging cable, has now launched on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.

The Adappt lets you wear your Apple Watch with any band. But don’t let this quite simple idea fool you, the Adappt is quite ingenious…. Read the rest of this post here


Inexpensive Apple Watch band adapter Adappt launches on Indiegogo” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Livestream Airs Next Week

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, the upcoming handheld port of Monolith Software’s beloved JRPG for Wii, is getting a special livestream in Japan next week.

On March 28, you can tune in right here to watch the broadcast live and discover what new bits of info Nintendo has to reveal about its New 3DS exclusive. Both Tetsuya Takahashi from Monolith and Nintendo’s Genki Yokota will be in attendance.

Those in Europe and the UK will be able to watch the stream at 1PM and 12PM, respectively, while the broadcast is set to air at 8AM ET, 5AM PT in North America.

While you wait, be sure to check out seven gorgeous minutes of the game in action.

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Loki and Falcon Coming to Disney Infinity 2.0

Loki and Falcon are set to arrive in Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes on March 24.

Alongside the figures, two Power Discs are also set to launch: the Marvel Team-Up: Captain Marvel and Ultimate Falcon discs.

Falcon employs the power of flight, enabling you to mix up Toy Box sessions with air and ground-focused gameplay. Loki, meanwhile, comes replete with all his standard tricks, including his scepter and holographic decoys.

Disney Infinity 2.0 is a software upgrade for the existing Disney Infinity, along with an entirely new retail line, that arrived late last year. Other characters available in 2.0 include Tinker Bell and StitchMaleficent, and The Avengers.

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