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.
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.
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.
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.
This roundup of very personal iPod accessories covers touch-screen gloves, watch bands, arm bands, GPS and remote control add-ons, speaker docks, portable speakers, wireless (Bluetooth) receivers and headphones and more.
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.
What does a portable digital recorder have in common with a farm-fresh egg? You can use an egg to glaze an apple pie, cook a Denver omelet or to make fresh gnocchi. Likewise, you can use a portable digital recorder to capture live music, record the sound in a video shoot or to create a podcast in the field.
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.
Consumers have more choices in camcorders than ever before, and some of them seem downright professional with features sets that are packed to the rafters. Canon’s VIXIA HF G10 Flash Memory Camcorder shoots 1920 x 1080 high definition video, and you can choose frame rates of 60i, 30p or 24p for a cinematic look and feel.
Print on paper may not be entirely passé, but thin-screen devices that store hundreds of books—images, music and sometimes video, too—are clearly gaining cachet. While B&H doesn’t sell every brand of e-reader, it does offer a select group of capable models.
Considering the degree of advanced technology contained in the average entry-level DSLR these days, one often feels the urge to add an asterisk to the term “entry-level,” because smaller size and plastic body panels aside, each of these cameras is a real honker in its own right.
When multiple remote controls occupy the TV room, they clutter the coffee table, disappear into the recesses of the davenport and make for an uncomfortable stretch when the one you need is out of reach. There has to be a better way.
Apple didn’t invent tablet computers, but it sparked the fire that’s now a full-blown inferno, with every major manufacturer offering one or more tablet computers. A tablet computer is all that most people need, especially for entertainment purposes. But they’re also good for being productive. Let’s take a look at some of the latest and most popular units.