September song: Apple A5 iPhone 5 ‘twice as fast’

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iPhone 5 is scheduled to show itself in September, just in time for the introduction of iOS 5. As described, the device matches up nicely with all the previous claims as to its specifics: an 8-megapixel camera alongside the A5 processor, which as we know from iPad 2 product marketing runs “twice as fast” as the A4 chip used inside iPhone 4 and iPad 1.

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Apple ships Final Cut Pro X — and changes the video world, maybe

Apple [AAPL] video expert, Randy Ubillos has struck again, with the introduction of true 64-bit pro-video editing super-hero, Final Cut Pro X, introducing important changes in the way the software handles, ingests, encodes and manages video production workflow. And its available only via the Mac App Store.

The first time I saw Final Cut Pro X, back in February, this quote from the title of Stephen Ambrose’s book on the transcontinental railroad flashed into my head,” said video expert, Larry King. “Just as the transcontinental railroad permanently changed 19th century America — in a wide variety of ways — Final Cut Pro X has the same capability.

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Apple makes 3D TV sexy with iPad 3 HD

There’s a market segment that’s desperately needing a little slice of Apple [AAPL] product marketing magic, and it’s 3DTV. Introduced with much brouhaha as a ‘must-have’ killer new feature, the technology has rapidly been relegated to just another spec, consumers like it, don’t love it. Does Apple have an iPad plan to make the technology interesting?

Glastonbury virgin on the way to this year’s festival? There’s an app for that (go grab it)

Glastonbury Festival is an international institution, and if you’re lucky enough to get a ticket then get on down — there’s no event next year as the fields get a well-earned rest….making the best of such a large-scale event can be a challenge, so perhaps Orange’s newly-available Glastonbury app will help you through.

Orange in association with the Guardian Guide have created the official app for  for iPhone, Android and Nokia which is available for free. Continue reading