In last week's "Guess the Gear" section of B&H Explora, we featured a cropped image of a relatively bare, orange spherical object. In the Comments section, our readers chimed in with their guesses of what the bulbous mystery might be. A fellow named Brian thought it was a “fishing bob.” Someone else, going by the name Gustavo, stated that it looked like a “mini portable speaker,” which is... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Samsung NX30 mirrorless digital camera and covers its imaging performance and expansive range of connectivity abilities. The video begins with information on the NX30's general design, including its ergonomic grip... READ MORE
Panasonic has announced a new wearable point-of-view camera, the Panasonic HX-A500, another contender in the rapidly growing field of action camcorders such as the GoPro and Sony Action Cam. The HX-A500 brings to the table (or river or mountain) features such as high quality 4K recording using the Crystal Engine Pro+ engine, so that your memories are not plagued by low resolution or missing... READ MORE
B&H is pleased to announce the arrival of the HTC One M8 International 16GB Smartphone, which is expected to start shipping early next month. The One M8 is the successor to the One M7 and features a number of updates, including a 5" Super LCD3 screen, as well as a unique "Duo" camera system with depth sensor, a first for... READ MORE
Expanding on the success of two popular lines of their Stylus digital cameras series, Olympus has announced the new Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera and the Stylus TOUGH TG-3 Digital Camera. In addition, they have released several new accessories to go with these cameras.
Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera
The Stylus SH-1 Digital Camera is available in... READ MORE
This week in the news...
- Panasonic announced a new lens that's just a little too thick to call pancake: the new Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH.
- Lectrosonics unveiled a compact line of battery-powered wireless mic systems that provide prime-time TV sound quality in a camera-mountable form factor: the new L Series.
- Nvidia unleashed a really powerful graphics...
In the following video, Mia McCormick takes a looks at the Genustech Mini Jib and how it’s a great option for adding production value to your videos without the hassle and exra cost of a full-size professional jib. McCormick explores the jib’s design, including its lightweight 3.5-pound... READ MORE
Preserving family videos is an important task, because no one wants to lose the precious memories of their loved ones. Recently, my family started the process of converting several VHS tapes to DVD format. My mother had been thinking about doing this for years; however, since she doesn’t consider herself to be especially tech-savvy, she was intimidated and kept postponing the job. However, after... READ MORE
Nvidia just unveiled their new top-of-the-line GeForce card, which is aimed at high-end gamers and other users looking for a GeForce card with the best possible GPU performance in the least amount of space. The new GTX Titan Z card features two GK110 GPUs housed together on one card. The GK110 GPU is the same one found in the current top-of-the-line GeForce card, the... READ MORE
Lectrosonics, the US-based manufacturer of wireless systems that professionals in film, broadcast, and theater rely upon daily, has announced three new products in their “Large Bandwidth” series of wireless microphone technologies. The additions include two hybrid digital wireless beltpack transmitters: the L Series LMb and LT, as well as a single hybrid digital miniature wireless receiver: the L... READ MORE
When the latest-version Mac Pro was first announced in June of 2013, it took many creative professionals aback. The radical departure from the boxy aluminum body we had come to know immediately created the love/hate response we expect from Apple enthusiasts at this point—some think the physical design is beautiful, while others regard it as a little black trash can.
Aesthetics aside, there’s a... READ MORE
Chris Buck is a photographer known mostly for his portraiture, in which he brings a unique and distinctive style to each of his images, and unsurprisingly, he’s brought this sense of invention to Instagram. Buck was kind enough to share his thoughts with us on what he once referred to as a “mix of photos of lunch, ironic landscapes, and Holga-filtered observations of everyday life.”
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Anyone who has even a cursory interest in digital audio might have come across the name Harry Nyquist, and the theorem that bears his name. That’s because without his work (but not just his alone), good, clean, modern digital audio wouldn’t exist. So, who exactly was Harry Nyquist, and why should we care? Well, the good news for those that don’t care is that you don’t need to know. Unless you’re... READ MORE
Will the arrival of the new Mac Pro desktop system significantly impact the way we look at computing? Peek inside and look at how the new Apple Mac Pro will change audio, video and photography workflows with its powerful processors, generous RAM configurations and dual graphics controllers.