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Halloween is just around the corner and HP is celebrating by creating its own technological Frankenstein’s monster—but with a good brain. By combining parts of an all-in-one desktop computer, interactive display, digitizer tablet, and a 3D scanner, HP has created the Sprout Immersive... READ MORE
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Are laptops seeing the end of their era? Many would proclaim this truth to be self-evident (you don’t see the Ultrabook™ moniker tossed around as much anymore, do you?), but the end of the laptop would only signal the ushering in of something similar, because mobile computing will never die. Welcome to the age of the hybrid—convertible tablets. "Are laptops seeing the end of their era? Many... READ MORE
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When you set up your home or small office network, the first thing you want to do is make sure you have a router that can handle the transmission of traffic sufficiently through your network. While we don’t want to get into the details on how a router handles that (you can read an... READ MORE
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While backing up memory cards to your laptop is the norm, it's not always a viable option. With support for SD, SDHC, SDXC, and CompactFlash cards, the NEXTO DI Portable Memory Card Backup storage devices can back up your photos without a computer or an Internet connection. Allan Weitz, from B&H, takes a deeper look at... READ MORE

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6 days ago
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ASUS has a long and prestigious history of delivering consumer electronic devices that combine industry leading technological innovations seamlessly with a bold industrial design aesthetic. ASUS’s continued dedication to adventurous design ideas and... READ MORE
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1 week ago
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It's only been about a month since Apple announced the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the long awaited Apple Watch last September, but Apple decided to hold another event, on October 16, at its Cupertino headquarters, to announce new releases for their iPad Air models, iPad mini series, and a unique 27" iMac model. While 4K hasn't quite become absorbed into the mainstream yet, it's starting to... READ MORE
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Curved displays have become all the rage lately, and LG has stepped into the rounded ring with the 34" 34UC97-S UltraWide QHD Curved Monitor. Get ready for a futuristic all-encompassing viewing experience, as this curved IPS display allows you to see your movies, photos, and documents in an... READ MORE
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3 weeks ago
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When looking into storage options, everyone knows that bigger is better. As storage solutions grow from desktop internal drives to external portable, right on up to network attached storage solutions, WD always has a drive that’s perfectly suited for each and every tier. But knowing which drive to purchase and making the right decision based on cost per byte is tricky. Savvy consumers don’t want... READ MORE
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When you’re out shooting photos or videos, the last thing you want is an interruption in your work. Breaking your stride because your memory card fills up too fast or can’t keep up with continuous burst shooting can put a damper on any shoot.... READ MORE
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Some of the 1.5 billion Windows users may be slightly confused by Microsoft’s decision to skip from Windows 8.1 directly to Windows 10, but make no mistake—Microsoft knows that in order to bring life to its operating system, the company needs to make a bold move. With the ease-of-use of iOS and the emergence of Chrome and Android as viable alternatives to Windows, Microsoft wants you to sit up... READ MORE
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4 weeks ago
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If you haven’t gotten on the bandwagon lately and looked into NAS, you may be missing out on one of the most exciting technological advancements for the home since the advent of wireless routers. Network attached storage (NAS) is becoming increasingly popular among home entertainment enthusiasts, archivists, and small, work-at-home entrepreneurs. The reason? Network attached storage allows you... READ MORE
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Buying a laptop isn’t always about its entertainment features. A large number of laptop sales are for consumers who are looking for productivity, not prima donnas, in their mobile setup. Although you should always look for solid fundamentals in a... READ MORE
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1 month ago
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While your fingers may be sufficient enough to make typos, which are then autocorrected to hilarious effect on your smartphone or tablet, they don't work so well when you need to write or draw. Fortunately, Wacom has you covered with several new stylus models that were announced at IFA 2014. If you're just looking to avoid fingerprints on the touchscreen of your tablet or smartphone, the... READ MORE
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For all the years I’ve been using a Mac Pro computer to record audio, edit video, and touch up high-resolution photos, I’ve had a G-Technology external portable hard drive by my side to handle my data backup. G-Technology’s storage devices have been beloved by creative professionals like me since their first external storage systems arrived on store shelves about a decade ago. And like previous... READ MORE
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By Brian Klem |
1 month ago
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Finding the perfect laptop is no easy feat. As always, the question is―what will the laptop’s primary function be: desktop replacement, portable workstation, gaming center, multimedia entertainment system, browsing, social media interaction, or checking stocks? Or a combination of all of the above? Lenovo has a new Windows 8.1 lineup of notebooks called the Y50 series that offers enough power to... READ MORE
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