We've all been there before. An external hard drive suddenly shuts off or an old laptop trudging along on its last legs finally gives out and provokes a moment of panic. The thought of losing all your personal photos, videos, music, and files can be unbearable. Fortunately for you, StarTech.... READ MORE
You put a lot more work into customizing your computer workstation than consumers did in the past. Fast fading are the days of one-box solutions―unless we’re talking about All-in-One computers, most desktops are sold sans monitors. The underlying notion is that consumers want to make their own... READ MORE
With all the technology surrounding smaller, faster, and more powerful mobile devices these days, one aspect of mobile technology that continues to expand is the need for storage. Many smartphone users lament at the fact that their storage options are limited to the onboard storage of the phones. Many more seek out mobile devices that include an SD or microSD card slot so that storage can be... READ MORE
If you've been holding out for a less expensive iMac, then you're finally in luck. Apple announced a new entry-level 21.5" iMac today, which starts at $1,099. While it... READ MORE
Accessing up to five Mac or PC computers remotely while you're out and about has just gotten easier, with Parallels Access 2.0 software. Not only does this software allow you to view your Windows and Mac applications from your iPad, iPhone, or Android device, but you can you interact with those applications as if they were installed directly on your mobile device. Scrolling and navigation are... READ MORE
After the announcement of the long-awaited, redesigned Mac Pro at last year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), this year's keynote may have seem a bit lackluster to some. With no mention of any new hardware (sorry Mac mini or iPhone 6 hopefuls), Apple did share improvements to its software. Announcing new versions of Mac OS X and iOS operating systems, as well as a variety of apps for the... READ MORE
Crucial, a solid competitor in the DRAM and SSD arena, debuts a new line of solid-state drives that combines speed and capacity at a lower cost per gigabyte. The Crucial MX100 SSDs use the latest NAND technology to deliver 128,... READ MORE
Anyone walking into the B&H SuperStore yesterday may have thought they were on the set of a science-fiction movie. On Thursday, B&H launched a new 3D-printing display showcasing MakerBot products, including a working 3D printer that builds a three-dimensional object right there before your eyes.
For those not yet familiar with this mind-blowing, futuristic technology (can you tell I'm a... READ MORE
MacBook users have always looked for ways to maximize their ports. The standard dual USB 3.0 ports were nice, but quickly used. When Thunderbolt ports became a standard on the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro line, the excitement was palpable—until consumers readily used that... READ MORE
Choosing a reliable way to securely store your important digital data is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. It’s not enough to just find a hard drive or SSD and transfer your data—you have to ask yourself if you want to mirror data, how you want to partition your drives, whether you are building storage solutions for your needs today or for future expandability. ... READ MORE
Backing up data is one of the most critical operations you can perform for maintaining your PC’s health. In the past, most consumers backed up data by shuffling the data from their hard drive to some external component (I’m old enough to remember backing up critical files to floppy disks, then hard floppies, then Zip disks, and now, external drives). But backing up your data manually can be... READ MORE
WD has a long history and solid reputation for crafting unique, convenient, and innovative portable external hard drives for both Mac and PC operating systems. WD is also known for its variety of available internal hard drive options and external multi-drive RAID enclosures. For years, the company’s portable hard drives have... READ MORE
HP is already established as a manufacturer of high-end workstations that rival the Mac Pro and offer some of the most powerful processors, highest RAM loadouts, and most flexible video options. These desktop workstations are made specifically for professionals looking to maximize video, audio, and digital workloads that demand something more than standard PCs have to offer.
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Why do All-in-One computers hold such sway over desktop computer users? Is it because the clean lines of the old iMacs were so futuristic and forward-thinking that PC users wanted to adopt them like shiny new robot puppies? Or are PC desktop users longing for the day when they can break the surly bonds of tried-and-true tower workstations and keep their desktop systems out in the open for... READ MORE