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Serious players in the mobile computing field know what they want from their laptops—power, portability, and panache—but getting all three in one place is a little tougher than one would expect. Apple fans will tell you that the Cupertino-based retailer has been supplying all three in their MacBook Air models.

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10 months ago
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The Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch provides a unique balance between pen and multi-touch input. With the inclusion of multi-touch, the Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch makes digital writing and drawing much more interactive and intuitive. Instead of using just the pen and keyboard shortcuts to rotate the image, you'll be able to use two fingers.

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10 months ago
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In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, discusses HP’s most powerful mobile workstation yet, the Elitebook 8770w Mobile Workstation with DreamColor, and why it’s a good choice for high-end, color-critical work. The video highlights the DreamColor display technology, which features 10-bits per color channel.

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11 months ago
Tips and Solutions

You’ve probably all heard the hype by now: tablets are set to overtake the laptop market by 2015, with sales of tablets pushing expensive laptops out as the number-one tech purchase. You can thank Apple for that hype—sales of the iPad were astronomical at one point, opening the door for literally hundreds of other manufacturers to make tablets.

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11 months ago
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While Samsung offers portable 11.6-inch tablets with the ATIV Tab 5 and the ATIV Tab 7, they decided to go even smaller with the 10.1-inch ATIV Tab 3 tablet. The ATIV Tab 3 has a 10.1-inch LED-backlit touchscreen with 10-point touch support and 1366 x 768 native resolution.

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12 months ago
Buying Guide

While the 21st Century hasn’t yielded the flying cars and jetpacks we’ve imagined we would be piloting, it has introduced some of the most advanced technologies to date. Smartphones have essentially become the standard for interpersonal communication. Televisions can trick your eyes into seeing a 3D image as well as push the resolution up to 4K.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

When writing a review of a new Ultrabook or notebook computer, I always start with the basics. What does this “new” Ultrabook or notebook bring to the table? Why would I ever consider ditching my nine-year-old laptop— which has served me fairly well despite having an ancient 320GB hard drive and no Wireless N capability—for something else?

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1 year ago
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When you sit down to get to the nitty-gritty details of working on your computer, what do you reach for first? Yes, your coffee, we’ll give you that. But what do you reach for next? Your phone? Your planner? Your stapler? Of course not.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

This summer, as wedding season quickly peaks, it’s paramount that you, your partner and your family cover every detail of your wedding with diligence and care. With perseverance and a little luck, you’ll enjoy fine weather and the entire day will go off without too many hitches, hiccups, or headaches.

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By Brian Klem |
1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Toshiba presents the all-new KIRAbook™. With an outstanding high-resolution display, productive software and excellent service (including a two-year warranty with 24/7 support), this may be the Ultrabook to beat this year for style, power and ease of use.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

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.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

When considering gaming and computing, most thoughts will turn to large desktop systems with SLI/Crossfire graphics cards, double digit RAM and high-end Intel® XEON™ eight-core processors. Some will argue that certain precisely configured laptop systems can come close to delivering a satisfying gaming experience.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

The G-DOCK ev® with Thunderbolt is a robust, hot-swappable dual-bay storage system designed with the flexibility to accommodate unique workflows. The G-DOCK ev with Thunderbolt is the hub of the system, which ships with two removable 1TB G-DRIVE ev hard drives.

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1 year ago
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It seems like eons ago, before digital media and the Internet forever changed the way we consume music, folks visited brick-and-mortar stores to purchase vinyl LPs and 45 rpm records. While there are signs that “vintage” analog is making a comeback, the fact remains that people nowadays mainly buy and listen to music on computers and portable electronic devices.

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By Dave Shim |
1 year ago
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The Intel Ultrabook is great for mobile use. Its ultraportable design makes it easy to travel with while its Ivy Bridge Intel Core processor and solid-state drive give you the performance you need to stay productive. However, while most Utlrabooks have high-quality screens, they lack size, which may make watching a movie or viewing photos a little lackluster.

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1 year ago

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