Monday, August 4, 2008

Letterbox, Pillarbox and Windowbox

Tired of having people ask you what the difference is between letterboxing and full-screen? Sick of people complaining about the black bars cutting off the top and bottom of their new giant tv? Me too. Here's yet another page, this time from Apple, trying to explain it all.

Choosing A Hard Disk

Apple has some revised advice about choosing a hard disc for FCP here.

Faster Firewire Finally

Looks like faster Firewire is on it's way come October. Apparently it's called 1394-2008 and it supports speeds of 1.6 Gigabits/sec and 3.2 Gigabits/sec using the same kind of connector that Firewire 80 now uses and it's all fully backwards compatible.