It seems everything is going digital these days. Books, movies, music, and even works of art are now being stored in a digital format. While it can be argued that drawing with a mouse requires some skill, it still pales in comparison to a beautifully hand-drawn image.
Time is money, as the saying goes. Any technique or tool that can help you work faster can also help you get more work done in a given space of time, thus leading to greater profits. At the very least you’ll be able to carve out more time to spend with your family, friends, hobbies or just a nice comfy chair.
Maybe you’ve seen the movie 127 Hours, or perhaps you know the story of Aron Ralston. It’s a true story. In 2003, Aron Ralston was hiking alone in Utah when a boulder fell on his arm, pinning him in place. Suffice it to say that after five days of being stuck, Aron used a dull multi-tool to help free himself; according to Aron, it was not a Leatherman multi-tool.
If you use monitors, projectors, cameras or printers in your digital imaging workflow then you know how crucial it is to have accurate and reliable color calibration, from start to finish. X-Rite has released the new i1 Pro 2 line of professional color management solutions.
Whenever photographers start comparing notes with designers, it’s only a matter of time before the topic of “sensible” camera bags comes up. In the case of Think Tank Photo, such discussions have resulted in an extensive line of rugged and practical bags, cases and accessories.
Tripping over wires isn’t fun, especially if you’re trying to get your computer to display on your big-screen TV. The latest solution, called the Wireless Home Digital Interface or WHDI, streams uncompressed high-definition video at up to 1080p resolution with 3D support and 5.1 surround sound.
There was a time when only large corporations used RAID storage. It was partly because only large corporations had enough data to warrant the use of RAID storage and partly because only large corporations could afford to purchase and maintain such high-end storage. RAID storage is still used by large corporations, but today you’ll find that RAID storage is also used by small businesses and individuals.
Kids like to use headsets just as much as adults, and probably more. And let’s face it, headsets are good for kids because a lot of the stuff they listen to can get on an adults' nerves after hearing it once or twice—or a few hundred times.
When you’re picking out a controller keyboard these days, you must first determine how you’re going to use it: either with your main computer or with your mobile device, and then purchase a compatible product. However, the new Mobile Keys keyboard controllers from Line 6 are compatible, plug-and-play style, with Mac, Windows and iOS devices.