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Posted on September 20, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Fade to/from black on iMovie for iPhone

I’ve been asked once or twice how I pulled off a fade to or from black in the little videos I’ve edited with the iMovie for iPhone app since the app lacks the native capacity to do so. Until such time that Apple sees fit to add this functionality, the workaround is simple: just keep […]

Posted on September 14, 2010 at 11:48 pm

Gift card tomfoolery

I have a theory and wonder if anyone knows anything about this. I’m sensing that gift card vendors are doing an end-run around the rules, and unfortunately what I think they’re doing is probably entirely legal. In case you didn’t know, the State of Florida invoked legislation that requires no expiration on gift cards, and […]

Posted on September 14, 2010 at 11:35 pm


You’ve heard the phrase, “buy one, get one free.” Or maybe you’ve heard the shorter version, “buy one, get one,” or just BOGO. The full version makes sense, but the short version? If I buy one, I certainly hope I’d get one! After all, that’s why I’m buying one. If someone is giving me an […]