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The Pitfalls of Online File Sharing and Sending Services for the Media & Entertainment Industry

The Pitfalls of Online File Sharing and Sending Services for the Media & Entertainment Industry

Easy-to-use, readily-accessible, and consumer-oriented, online file sharing platforms such as Dropbox and Google Drive are, to end users, a pleasant replacement to older file transfer methods…

Artificial Intelligence at NAB 2018: real world applications

Artificial Intelligence at NAB 2018: real world applications

From local news to sport production, from delivery to remote locations to indexing and storage, Artificial Intelligence seems to be everywhere. We picked some of the solutions on show at…

How to Avoid a Data Hack

How to Avoid a Data Hack

As officials at Sony and HBO can tell you, it’s tougher than ever to ensure sensitive materials are being properly protected, regardless of how many resources might be available…

Providing Defense Against Cybercrime

Providing Defense Against Cybercrime

Given the changing landscape of the IT industry, many of the original concepts about backups are delivering additional value and are now back in style. One of those original backup…

Easy, fast and secure media file transfer–the Bigfoot of post

Easy, fast and secure media file transfer–the Bigfoot of post

I have a long list of “It’s 2017, how come we haven’t figured out how to…” questions. Topping that list (alongside why Siri still can’t look up…

Meet the alternative to Adobe: Skylum

Meet the alternative to Adobe: Skylum

Macphun has a vision: to offer photographers a truly worthy Adobe alternative. This was revealed today by its CEO, Alex Tsepko. Now CEO of Skylum Software. Macphun started seven years…

Lightroom: the death of the perpetual license

Lightroom: the death of the perpetual license

Adobe’s subscription model is not for everyone, and the recent changes of policy force many photographers to look elsewhere for alternatives to Lightroom, which perpetual license model just died…

Sam Bogoch: axle Video

Sam Bogoch: axle Video

We’ve all been there. You wrap a project, put a drive on the shelf, and promptly buy a new drive for the next project. Several months later, the…

10 years of Lightroom and the alternatives available

10 years of Lightroom and the alternatives available

If you don’t need or don’t like Adobe Lightroom’s catalog, the universe of photo editors compatible with RAW is expanding, with new solutions available in different flavours…

ON1 Photo 2017 editor gets a major update

ON1 Photo 2017 editor gets a major update

Launched today, the all-in-one photo organizer, editor, raw processor, and effects app, ON1 Photo 2017.5 has a trial version those interested may want to try… without using…

Affinity Photo for Windows now available

Affinity Photo for Windows now available

The launch of Affinity Photo for Windows marks, no doubt, the beginning of a new era. The program that once was “Mac only” is now a serious alternative for those…

Affinity Photo and ON1 Photo RAW challenge Lightroom and Photoshop

Affinity Photo and ON1 Photo RAW challenge Lightroom and Photoshop

With the launch of a new video  with a first look at how ON1 Photo RAW will work, ON1 reveals how promising their new software is. Just watch the video…

5 Things You Need to Know About LTO

5 Things You Need to Know About LTO

Michael Kammes loves talking about new and useful tech, and sometimes he records himself while doing so. In the latest episode of 5 Things, Michael explains and explores what LTO…

The fusion of the media & entertainment and IT industries

The fusion of the media & entertainment and IT industries

The way in which media & entertainment professionals approach their production environments has been evolving over the past few years. Many have discovered not only the limitations of the traditional…

Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E: IT and production perspectives

Exploring Workflow, Storage & Archive in M&E: IT and production perspectives

Analytical vs creativity, from Shutterstock It should come as a surprise to no one that an editor thinks about a project in a very different way than a systems administrator…