Computers

Computers
2 days ago
Storage is a tricky problem, and one we encounter frequently in all aspects of our lives. We’ve dealt with it when we’re figuring out which container to use for storing leftovers, or picking out an adequately sized suitcase for travel, and even shopping for the perfect pair of jeans to fit our extra-large phones. Each of these tasks requires some thought and foresight that affects what we choose...
2 days ago
The Drobo “5” Series has been designed for media creators and data storage professionals who are looking for fast, expandable, and flexible data storage and protection for large media collections and performance-demanding applications. However, since different users have different needs, which member of the Drobo “5” family is right for you—the 5D, 5Dt, or 5N? The...
2 days ago
Combine portability with accessibility using the My Passport Wireless Pro USB 3.0 External Hard Drive from Western Digital. With this mobile hard drive, you can not only store your important files and take them with you, but you can also make those files...
2 days ago
When Apple redesigned the Mac Pro in 2013, the architecture of its internal components was reorganized to maximize performance and minimize heat via a unified thermal core. What resulted was a streamlined system that was leaner, lighter, and quieter. While users are now able to engage in more advanced tasks, such as 4K video editing and intensive RAW photo processing, one thing missing was the...
3 days ago
Ever run out of storage space and start wondering if it would be possible to take a crowbar to your new unibody MacBook Pro to pry it open and put another hard drive in? Neither do I. However, it is frustrating that you have to sacrifice storage space because you spent the extra money to get a solid-state drive instead of the cheaper hard disk drive. So you figured, “Fine, I’ll just get an...
4 days ago
In writing about various computer products, the question of storage is always at the top of one’s mind. Does this laptop, smartphone, tablet, or desktop PC have enough storage? Basically, it boils down to how much storage is enough and, inevitably, how do I get even more storage? Among the aforementioned products, another series of products, which are computers in their own right and also rely...
4 days ago
At its most basic, a Network Attached Storage device (NAS) is a single or multi-bay system that is able to share files among multiple systems, whether over a wired or wireless network connection. While most NAS devices are used largely for storage and sharing files, their capabilities stretch far beyond. A NAS may also be used as a multimedia server via UPnP and DLNA protocols to share and stream...
4 days ago
Things change so quickly in the tech space that even professionals sometimes find themselves stymied by the incessant and confusing terminology surrounding certain protocols. I remember the days of 8-track tapes, but I also remember when tapes were surpassed by CDs, and CDs were surpassed by MP3s, and now how MP3s are being taken over by streaming music sources. Thinking back on those days, I was...
5 days ago
It’s safe to say that in today’s predominantly digital world, memory cards have overtaken film as the primary recording media for consumer and professional photo and video use. However, once you’ve established which memory card format is compatible with your camera, such as CompactFlash (CF), Secure Digital (SD), XQD, or CFast, how does one go about choosing from the available models that each...
5 days ago
Optimized and ready for macOS Sierra, Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac allows you to run Windows 10 on your Mac without rebooting. Parallels Desktop for Mac also supports older...
6 days ago
External storage drives come in many forms. From SSDs and HDDs, you can have ample storage space or lightning–fast access to files. For compatibility with your systems, B&H carries portable drives that sport a variety of interfaces, such as FireWire, USB, or Thunderbolt. Of the two drive types, hard drives are more susceptible to failures since they retrieve data with a spinning platter–and–...
by Tim Chan
6 days ago
Instead of discussing super-compact or large-capacity USB drives, I wanted to introduce you to unique flash drive designs that will impress your friends while providing other benefits. These tech accessories have become an essential item to whomever uses a computer, by housing more than thousands of photos or dozens of full-length movies. From useful to cool, B&H carries a wide variety of non...
6 days ago
Whether you're shooting still photos, cinema-quality video, or broadcast content in a variety of formats ranging from HD, Ultra HD, and even DCI 4K, the Cinema CFast 2.0 Memory Card from Delkin Devices is the go-to storage solution. This high–performance memory card is...
1 week ago
The Microsoft Surface is the go-to tablet that other tablets aspire to. But did you know there are a variety of Surface tablets to choose from? Which is the right one for you? Are you a casual user, or do need some power in your portable device? Are you using your Surface for graphics-intensive work, or are you just Web surfing? This infographic will serve up a couple of fun facts about the...
1 week ago
Desktop versus workstation – who knew there was even anything to argue about? The fact is, a desktop and a workstation are used for very different workflows. You could be overspending for one that you don’t need, or cutting your budget for something that may be obsolete before the year is out. But what is a good gauge for you? Here’s a brief infographic to help you out.

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