The New Year may be only five days old, but Garmin has already introduced two new products to help you keep your fitness-related resolutions. The first is the vivofit 2 activity tracker, a successor to the popular original vivofit that improves on its... READ MORE
Panasonic unveiled six new camcorders today to start off the year. Most notable are the... READ MORE
Canon brings in the New Year by announcing three new Full HD VIXIA camcorders: the HF R600,... READ MORE
Most of us were raised seeing media images of surveillance footage on the nightly news. From the Kennedy assassination to the Ray Rice debacle, recorded footage is as important historically as it is personally. But we are close to seeing the end of days when security cameras captured video in indecipherable, grainy black-and-white and the footage required hours or even days of sifting through.... READ MORE
In this video, Mia McCormick, of KelbyOne, takes a look at three impressive high-definition monitors from Samsung, with the
With its recent release of Media Composer 8.3, you can now edit and output native 4K footage. Prior to this release, working in 4K was only possible by importing your footage through Avid AMA, and working with lower-resolution versions of your footage. However, Avid has introduced its DNxHR codec to support 4K... READ MORE
In the following video, Allan Weitz, of B&H, introduces the
Does life look better through a Lo-Fi or Valencia filter? Instagram, the popular photo-sharing mobile app, certainly seems to think so. And they're not alone. This month, the Facebook-owned company reported that they surpassed 300 million active monthly users. That's a lot of selfies! Among the throngs of active Instagrammers you'll find B... READ MORE
Before you know it, the winter freeze will thaw; snow birds will return from their warm retreat; bees will bumble and flowers will flourish. Campers, fishermen, trail runners, hikers, and the like will emerge from hibernation to resume their outdoorsy activities. Elsewhere, the winter is just setting in, which means that skiers, mountaineers, ice fishermen, and hunters are gearing up for their... READ MORE
Surveillance gear is becoming as ubiquitous as smartphones these days. From broadcast to baby monitors, from bodegas to Big Brother, you hear and see surveillance in almost every nightly newscast and website. Pricing for surveillance equipment has dropped so much that even big box retail stores, usually in the market to sell you lumber and tools, now sell boxed sets of surveillance equipment.... READ MORE
So, you just bought your first DSLR camera and you are interested in joining the ranks of image-makers everywhere who find pleasure and creativity in documenting the world as they see it. What are you gonna do now? Do you know how to set your aperture? Or what ISO is? Did you know that DSLR stands for Digital Single Lens Reflex? It doesn’t matter: what you do know is that you’re ready to step up... READ MORE
What are effects pedals?
If you’re not completely satisfied with the clean, unprocessed sound coming from your guitar and you want to experiment with and modify or color that sound, a great way to tweak it is with effects pedals, also called “stompboxes.” An effects pedal, depending upon its configuration, modifies the sound of your guitar through electrical circuitry or digital modeling via... READ MORE
So you’ve made the plunge, and are now the proud owner of your very first GoPro HERO. Or maybe it was an unexpected but very much welcome gift. Either way, if you’re new to the action-camera genre you’ll be wondering, understandably, just what the heck you can do with it.
Whether it’s the... READ MORE
Nobody has ever complained about a memory card being too fast and, increasingly, electronics manufacturers expect you to have high-speed memory cards to enable certain features. Smartphones, tablets, and even laptops often rely on memory cards for external storage these days. And, with consumers demanding both... READ MORE