Taking the tree home .. .
The finished product …
follow the program”s directions, reviewing
and editing the clips as I go.
Finishing the project. Once all of the
video and photos are stored in “My Videos,”
I’m ready to place them in the documentary.
This simply involves importing them (it’s easy)
and dragging them onto a panel called the
“timeline” in the order I want.
Then I create a title, apply a few touches
such as transitions between clips and finally
add music to the whole thing. I’m no Fellini,
but my short movies capture precious
Apple hasintroducedseveral exciting
improvements to iPods, including the
touch, nano and classic, pictured above.
of caffeine. The touch now has external volume controls and an internal speaker.
Upgraded software enables faster installation
of third-party applications for hundreds of
games. So instead of being just a media library,
the touch is now an all-around entertainment
center. You can use it to watch videos, listen to
music, surf the Web, get e-mail and shop for
games and applications.
The iPod classic also features Genius to
create playlists. And it’s offered at a better value:
There’s now just one size available (120 GB), at
the same price as the old 80 GB model.
When it comes to the iPod, there’s truly
never a dull moment.—TT