Tagged: ipad

Video review: Aputure A.Lyra iPhone mic

With Apple’s latest iphone now having no headphone jack, anyone wishing to plug in a microphone now needs to look to the Lightning connector instead. Addressing this, Aputure have brought out the A.Lyra, a tieclip mic that plugs directly into the phone or ipad through...

iPhone film festival extends deadline

The self-proclaimed “Original iPhone Film Festival” has extended its deadline for entries from 1st November to 31st December, 2015. The celebration of all things “i”-movie related had its first outing in 2011 – and four years later this is only its second appearance. But good...

Videomic Me on iphone

Slew of new gear from Rode

If you’re a mobile film-maker, vlogger or multimedia journalist then Rode’s latest batch of toys probably has something for you. They’ve unveiled the VideoMicro, a tiny (80mm long) microphone designed for on-camera use, giving better sound than those terrible mics you find built in to most...

Hudl 2 box

Video Review: Tesco Hudl 2 Android tablet

The Hudl 2 tablet computer was recently introduced by Tesco, one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains. It retails for just £129 – less if you use Tesco’s loyalty card points against the purchase; we’ve seen tales of people picking one up for as little as...

Bentley iPhone ad

Bentley motors ad shot on … iPhone?

Some mistake surely? Apparently not. One of the world’s most prestigious brands just filmed a YouTube ad on an iPhone 5s – albeit with lots of technical assistance from stabilisers, gimbals and the like. Edited, we’re told, on an iPad in the back of a...

Padcaster Air

Padcaster for iPad Air now shipping

The Padcaster, a metal-and-plastic frame which enables you to add video accessories to your iPad, is now shipping in a version designed for the iPad Air. The iPad’s been enthusiastically taken up for low cost film-making by legions of film students, journalists, and academics as...

Pinnacle Studio - timeline editing

Edit video on your iPhone

Software developer Corel has unleashed its rather nice little video editing app, Pinnacle Studio, for the iPhone. Until now it had only been available for the bigger iPad device. The software’s got a very useable interface and key features include frame-accurate trimming using swipe left...

Sony Vegas Pro iPad Connect icon control screen

Configuring Sony Vegas Pro Connect

Version 13 of Sony’s Vegas Pro editor enables you to configure an iPad as a “gesture-based” remote controller so you can sit back and relax as you watch your masterpiece. Here’s our video about how to set up the app.