Card readers? Really? It might come as a surprise that these are worthy of an article, but we'd ask you to keep an open mind. You can transfer data quickly from SD, CompactFlash (CF) or XQD cards with USB-equipped memory card readers. Some even help you speed up your photography workflow by enabling simultaneous transfers from multiple cards.
Portable hard drives come and go. Some add a new twist, new interfaces, new styles. But Sony has always tried to stay ahead of the game, whether it’s with a new design or a new feature. They’ve done it again with a new portable lineup that includes two new compact hard drives and a very fast solid-state drive.
A great deal of buzz developed when Matrox revealed their first self-contained streaming/recording device, the Monarch HD, at NAB 2013. What followed was a string of awards and recognition from StreamingMedia.com, TV Technology, British Columbia Videographers Association, and Digital Video Magazine.
You may have heard the term Ultrabook™ tossed around like a ship in a storm. Everybody wants to sell you their Ultrabook—but what is the difference between an Ultrabook and a regular notebook or laptop computer? You’ve come to the right place for a complete breakdown on what an Ultrabook is, and what to look for when buying one.
Today’s technology user constantly demands smaller and more portable devices. Customers want all-in-one, plug-and-play solutions that are versatile and easy to use. The world of audio recording has certainly followed suit, hence the growing popularity of USB microphones.
Lexar has recently introduced the Professional Workflow Reader Solution, a system that revolves around a modular design for employing up to four different card readers at a single time to increase speed and efficiency when transferring large quantities of data from memory cards.
While cloud storage is becoming more and more popular, it still relies heavily on your Internet connection, in terms of speed and access. There might be times when you don’t have access to the Internet, but require a file stored to the cloud, or if you need to restore your computer to a previous backup.
Teaching notebook computers the art of yoga seems to be catching on, as the Dell is making a valiant attempt to master that art form with the XPS 11. This aesthetically pleasing laptop is expected to come equipped with an 11.6” high definition IPS multi-touch display supporting resolutions up to 2560 x 1440.
Tethering is a resourceful strategy used to expedite and potentially improve photography sessions in a professional studio or otherwise controlled environment. In the past, this method of image capture was reserved primarily for high-end shoots in which numerous people were required to view images in-process.
By now, the term Ultrabook has been used time and time again to describe thin lightweight laptops. By definition, an Ultrabook is generally a notebook-style computer measuring around 0.5” thick and weighing around 2 to 3 lb.