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Super Cuts: iPhone X and Galaxy Note 8 Launch Highlights

My ‘super cuts’ highlights packages for major tech product launches have become increasingly popular. In summer 2017, Mobile World Live commissioned me to produce video packages for the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and the Apple iPhone X smartphone launches.

Standing now on another packed commuter train, I glance up to see a carriage full of people staring down at their smartphones. In fewer places is it more evident how mobile technology has become central to our lives.

It’s no wonder then that smartphone launches from the likes of Apple or Samsung attract significant attention from the media as well as the public, all eager to learn about the newest devices and their features.

That why quick-turnaround highlights packages – like those I’ve been producing over the last couple of years – have become very popular online and shareable on social media.

The full Apple press conference clocked-in at just under two hours, the Samsung Unpacked event at just under sixty minutes. Yet, shortly after each event, I’d edited and voiced crisp broadcast-spec packages capturing the most important moments and the energy from the entire event.

Similar items I’ve produced for media outlets have performed very well, capitalising on speed of production and the thirst for information on the latest mobile hardware.

Head over to Mobile World Live TV to see the full Apple iPhone X or Galaxy Note 8 stories, or take a look at some of my previous packages for MWL TV and International Business Times. And do drop me a line if you think a quick-turnaround package might work for your outlet or brand.

HTC One X Stock Image

Androidography explored on CNET UK

HTC One X Stock ImageI’m all for helping smartphone users get creative with their handsets, especially when taking photos or shooting video.

As exciting as it has been to watch iPhoneography become a hit as Apple’s smartphone platform has evolved,  I’m delighted to see Androidography as a movement beginning to mature as well.

But while iPhoneography gets lot of attention in press and online, Androidography has so far enjoyed altogether less exposure.

The good news is that CNET UK has recently published a feature of mine on Androidography.

How to take great photos with an HTC One X follows an in-handset workflow, shooting, editing and sharing your shots without stepping anywhere near a PC.

While the piece focuses on the HTC One X hardware there’s still a whole lot in there that will be useful to users of other Android handsets, for example the apps and the accessories sections, as well as the general shooting and editing tips.

Of course, if shooting video is more your thing you should check out my features on Android videography and iPhone videography, also at CNET UK.

How to make HD movies on your Android

How To Make Movies with your Android Smartphone

How to make HD movies on your AndroidThe second of my How to Make HD Movies on your Smartphone features for CNET UK was published last week. This time I focused on videography for the Android platform and used the Samsung Galaxy S3 handset as an example.

My iPhone filmmaking feature has been receiving great interest and feedback online too; as always there’s so much more that I could have written about accessories and apps and the same is true for the Android version.

I’ll be writing more very soon on mobile journalism and smartphone videography so do keep checking back.

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