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People see in 3D because they have two eyes, each relaying a slightly different perspective to the brain, which then combines the two images to create a sense of depth. Traditional cameras and camcorders can never capture 3D because they have only one lens.

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One of the things we appreciate about cutting edge lens technology is that it’s now possible to squeeze insanely wide range zoom lenses into palm-sized camera bodies.

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When people ask me why I recommend Pelican cases for storing and transporting cameras, lighting equipment and other sorts of shock-sensitive tools and doodads safely, I tell them to read the warranty statement that comes with every Pelican shipping case. 

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Computers incorporating a solid-state drive (SSD) already offer advantages such as svelte design and quick boot-up, but Sony takes its newest VAIO Z Series models even further with backlit keyboards, up to 16 hours of combined battery life using an optional sheet battery, and the ability to drive up to three additional displays.

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It’s common to see equipment made by Shure being used on professional television and film shoots. Even though this company’s presence in the “audio for video” market never faded, recent announcements have given a new energy to Shure’s line of ENG and EFP gear. 

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Given their proclivity to tangle and our tendency to trip over them, wires can be a nuisance in any household. Even if you attach the wire neatly between source player and speaker, it can still put you on a short leash.

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It’s very easy today to record stunning HD video, even with an inexpensive camcorder. But if you want to achieve the video quality demanded by professionals you should be using a large-sensor camcorder. Here’s a look at some of the highest functioning large sensor camcorders on the market.

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Why hide favorite photos in a computer subfolder when you can proudly display them on a digital picture frame? Unlike a conventional print-under-glass holder, today’s electronic frames run slideshows, show videos, play songs and double as clocks and calendars.

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To accessorize means to personalize. So, choosing the right accessory for an iPod owner literally puts the “I” ahead of iPod.

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Regardless of make and model, each of the following DSLRs is the best offering from the camera manufacturers represented in our Professional DSLR Roundup. Although many of these cameras seem similar in many respects to their mid- and entry-level counterparts—at least on paper—the narrative changes dramatically once you pick one up.

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Back in 2009 Olympus rattled roofs when they unveiled their first mirrorless camera, the Olympus E-P1. Bedecked in a retro-style body that channeled the vibes of the original Olympus Pen, a popular half-frame film camera from the 1960s, the “Digital PEN” was an instant hit.

 
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There are plenty of gifts you can give to computer users that will tickle their fancy, but not all of them are ideal for people who are always on the go. Sure, a 5.1-channel sound system is great for home use, but nobody wants to carry that around on a business trip or on vacation. Certainly there are better ideas for mobile users.

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Stocking stuffers don’t have to be expensive, especially if you’re catering to someone who is iPad-smitten. Though this product roundup ranges from the practical to the entertaining, every accessory here expands the ways you can use an iPad or iPad 2. Some of these accessories are unusual, too.

 
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On the surface, it’s sometimes hard to tell the differences between entry-level and mid-level DSLRs. Though some mid-level DSLRs are physically larger than entry-level models, they’re not always larger—and even when they are it’s often not by much.

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Gamers like gifts just like anyone else. But it’s those special gifts that enhance their gaming enjoyment that are really appreciated. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest gifts for gamers this year.

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