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Apple Watch IRL: 9 Weeks On My Wrist

Apple Watch IRL: 9 Weeks On My Wrist

I received the beautiful 42mm Apple Watch Stainless Steel edition on April 24th 2015. I have now been using it and wearing it daily since, and now with just over two months in I feel compelled to write some real thoughts about using it.

You can read great overviews and reviews at places like imore.com. I will spare you all of the technical jargon and get to brass tax - what it’s really like in the life of a busy creative who works 12-18 hours a day.

Final Cut Pro X: What I thought in 2011

Final Cut Pro X: What I thought in 2011

This is an interesting look at where I thought Final Cut Pro X and Apple's Pro market was going in 2011. Now it's 2014, and a lot has changed. There's a new Mac Pro. There's a much improved FCPX out. I am using both.

I think, conceptually, I was spot on. The software just needed to catch up, and now FCPX is a viable tool for professional editors and entry level editors alike. FCPX 10.1 is to me, where it should have been launched at however, insofar as pure pros go.

I will write about my experiences with it when I have time, but for now - as a preamble to that upcoming post - let's look back at 2011. Was I right? Did what I say come to pass?