updated 04:20 pm EDT, Mon July 4, 2011
SocialGuide outs self-titled app
Future Media Concepts will be holding a number of FCP X training classes of the course of the summer, while SocialMedia has launched a new self-titled mobile application for browsing TV listings
Future Media Concepts has announced that it will be offering three training classes for Final Cut Pro X during the summer. The first course, FCP -- A Complete Overview, is a 45-minute online seminar that demonstrates the software's major new features. The course launched on July 1st and is offered at a cost of $10. Secondly, Migrating to FCP X is a one-day, hands-off workshop that covers the entire software's operation from capture to output. Topics include workflow and background rendering, content detection and repair, color correction, and more. The $300 workshop will be held in New York on July 11th, Philadelphia on July 12th, and Washington D.C. on July 13th. Finally, FCP X 101 will be offered as a three-day or five-day course that will become available upon the release of official courseware by Apple.
SocialGuide combines social networking and TV guide features
A new mobile application that acts as a real-time social guide and TV companion has been released by SocialGuide. The self-titled application ranks programs in order of their social popularity as they air, providing users with a new way to find popular programs. In addition, when a user adds their cable or TV provider information the software will automatically download the localized channel information. Other features include a genre filter, commenting system, Facebook and Twitter support, and more. SocialGuide can be downloaded from the App Store for free.