Diamond Multimedia VC500MAC USB 2.0 One Touch Vhs to DVD Video Capture Device

The Diamond One-Touch Video Capture VC500MAC has become the most versatile and easy-to-use device on the desks of many video capture enthusiasts. It takes all the stress out of converting video from almost any source and converting and preserving them into digital files. With the Empia software and all the included accessories, you are ready to start capturing, preserving video and audio from almost any analog video device. Right out of the box, the One-Touch Video Capture is ready to capture video. Compatible with iMovie for those that need to edit their videos.

This is what is reported on Diamond Multimedia website. We have tried this hardware with macbook Air6,2  MacOS X Sierra – 1,3 GHz Intel Core i5.

Product comes at around 45 euro from Amazon, packaging looks good and tidy enough. Software installation is easy and quick, even if we have not succeed to achieve any compatibility with FinalCut X or iMovie. Continue reading


iTunes Application Loader – login error two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your Apple ID designed to ensure that you’re the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows your password. Apple is now requesting this method for using his services; such as: signing in to their Apple Developer account and Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.

This authentication can cause however login issues with some apps. The Application Loader is an example. This app is very useful to publish app coming outside Xcode process (e.g. phoneGap, HTML5 apps).

A good solution is the temporary password generation from appleid account management: https://appleid.apple.com/account/manage

In the security section you will be able to set up a temporary password (specific password for app). An input with a name to fill will popup and a password will be showed on the screen after.

You will be able to login after with your iTunes email and the temporary password given.