Computers

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with Windows 10

Take full advantage of recently released Windows 10 Pro with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet. The 12", ClearType, beyond-Full-HD touchscreen features 2160 x 1440 native resolution, which allows you to see the returning Start Menu in all its glory. The redesigned Start Menu utilizes a unique combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8's Live Tiles. If you just want to see all the Live Tiles, as on the Windows 8 Start Screen, you can use Tablet Mode to do so.

Battle of the Sixes: 6TB External Drives Arrive with a Bang

As we get deep into hard-drive week with our roundups of portable drives, hard drives and solid-state drives for gaming, and explanation of NAS servers, we add this to the mix—there are large-capacity external drives out there that don’t really fit into any scenario. They’re good for almost any data storage solutions, and the main reason they’re excluded from most portable drive roundups is a) they’re large and take up desk real estate and b) at these capacities you may want to look into NAS solutions.

Three New Keyboards from Xcellon: Which is Right for You?

Supercharge your workspace with Xcellon’s new range of desktop keyboards. Each is designed for different scenarios, giving you the flexibility to choose the model that fits your needs. The KW-A300B is a wireless keyboard that includes a pair of AAA batteries and a USB nano-receiver, giving it a range of up to 23 feet. Its black brushed-aluminum chassis offers a sleek, industrial look, while its scissor keycaps reduce typing noise.

Back to School Cool: 5 Gadgets Your Kids Need this Year

In this B&H article, we recommend 5 gadgets your student kids will need this year.

Back to School Cool: Turbo-Charge Your Dorm Room

If you’re going away to boarding school or college, you’re going to be spending a lot of time in a small-sized dormitory room, probably with a roommate, and definitely without your parent or guardian around. You need to make some smart choices regarding the equipment you have with you. You need to make some serious choices. You need to make some fun choices. No pressure.

But there are things you might not have even considered adding to your fall repertoire for school. We picked out five basic items that are must-haves, and will make being so far from home a little easier.

Back to School Cool: 5 Recommended Laptops or Tablets for Students

You want to pare down a tricky list? Try finding out what the top recommended laptops are for students. The reason it’s so tricky is because it depends on the laptop’s intended use. Design students need graphic power, film and video students need 4K resolution and a high-end processor, liberal arts majors need a serious gaming machine... But in order to hone that list even further, you have to parse through hundreds of options.

Back to School Cool: 5 Recommended Portable Hard Drives

If your'e a student who needs a portable hard drive for school, read this B&H article on 5 recommended drives.

Skylake Chips Announced – Gamers Crack a Smile

New processor chip announcements are like Wall Street bonuses – they only matter to the people directly involved with them. But Intel knows better and they realize that a very large component of users do care about processor upgrades – and those people are gamers.

10 Things You Need to Know About Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally here. There are people dancing in the street over this news, there are people that view this about as important as the ratio of belly lint to fabric softener debate, and there are people like me who are cautiously optimistic – we want Windows 10 to be the one ring that binds us all (inset your own Lord of the Rings reference here) but we know the truth. We’ve been burned before (*cough* Windows RT *cough*) and we want the dust to settle before we jump up and down on the bandwagon and proclaim that the greatest OS ever has been introduced.

VoIP: A Primer

Bringing in a communication company to install a phone network at your business is a very expensive endeavor. You can save thousands of dollars and do it yourself, but how do you prevent getting intimidated by a task like this? The answer is a new plug-and-play VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) system now available at B&H.

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