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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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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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1 week 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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SanDisk has officially become the first to cross the finish line in the race to reach 512GB of storage on an SD memory card, with the... READ MORE
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I have a shoebox in which I keep all of my dearest personal information. It’s a shoebox, on the large side, and inside are photos of my kids when they were babies, a couple of birth certificates, my passport, some important tax files, and inspirational letters to and from friends that I’ve kept and cherished for a long time. There are also some receipts that I should have thrown out but didn’t,... READ MORE
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Data archiving and protection is one of the biggest concerns among IT professionals and consumers these days. Whatever storage capacity your desktop, notebook, or tablet comes equipped with is quickly vanquished, sometimes in a matter of minutes, thanks to large files and copious amounts of data... READ MORE
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Storage is something every computer user always needs―whether you prefer a bulky drive with high capacity or a slimmed-down drive built for speed and performance is a matter of personal preference and  need―and storage now runs the gamut from SD and microSD flash memory cards to 30TB NAS servers. It was only a short... READ MORE
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Born from the synthesis between two independent computer hard drive companies in the mid 1990s, LaCie has been dedicated to the creation of high-quality external computer storage solutions ever since. Although LaCie offers a handful of products for the PC, the company mainly manufactures... READ MORE
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3 weeks ago
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When looking for speed and capacity, no one knows better than photographers and videographers that the class, rating, and speed of your memory card is of paramount importance. With the advent of Full HD 1920 x 1080p resolution video and 4K Ultra HD 3840 x 2160p footage, it’s more important now than ever that your memory cards deliver speed and performance. Sandisk now offers UHS Speed Class 3 (... READ MORE
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In the following video, Mia McCormick takes a look at the PB287Q 28" 4K monitor from ASUS, and explains why it makes a great addition to the studio of any videographer or graphic artist working with high-resolution content. Using sample footage from the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and... READ MORE

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Lexar has long been a friend to photographers and videographers, providing specialists and professionals with fast, reliable storage solutions. From Flash drives to memory cards to full-sized archival media, Lexar knows that nothing interrupts a good shoot like faulty media, and the company strives to set the bar high for all of their storage products. Lexar is now poised to deliver a series of... READ MORE
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With each new generation of Parallels Desktop software, we see a clear push for increased performance and ease of integration; two welcome considerations. With... READ MORE
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There are monitors, and then there are Monitors. When shopping for a monitor, most casual PC users look for the two P’s—price and pretty. People who use monitors on a more professional level look much farther—color calibration, Adobe RGB color space matching, flexible input options—and they’re willing to pay for the premium. Eizo makes a series of monitors aimed at the high-end world of video... READ MORE
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Why do we constantly stress that storage is always a premium? Is it that, without a proper storage solution, you can hamper your productivity because of your inability to work with large files? Maybe. Is it because without enough storage, you may find that you can lose valuable data that can never be recreated?... READ MORE
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