The 7 Best Laptops of 2016 by Usage

It seems as though, every year, we make a pitch for what we think the seven best laptops of the year are—but every year, it gets harder and harder to write an article like this. Why? The answer is a definitive, “I have no idea.” First of all, the laptop industry has taken its fair share of lumps recently, and like younger siblings who can’t help showing off, tablets are more portable and far more powerful than they used to be.

Top Tech of 2016

The last couple of months of any given year are kind of an announcement dead zone.

Back to School:17 Needs and 18 Wants for Film School

Whether you are starting a four-year undergraduate program, a two-year graduate school, or a single film-production class, you probably know or will soon realize that studying film production is different from other fields of study.

Being in a film production class is like being in a trade school; you develop tangible skills and learn best work practices that are just as valuable as the classroom theories. Film school is not just an intellectual challenge—you are making films, and to make films, you need equipment, tools, and supplies.

Introducing the Microsoft Xbox One S

Video: Quick-Look At Parallels 11

Run Windows on your Mac with Parallels Desktop 11. With support for Windows 10, as well as Mac OS X El Capitan, Parallels Desktop 11 can run Windows and Mac applications side by side. You can even use Cortana for Windows and Mac. With additional support for Linux and Google Chrome, Parallels Desktop 11 allows you to run multiple operating systems on your Mac. Watch the video for more details.

10 Gadgets You Didn't Think You'd Need for College but Really Do

There are a few things I wish I had in college that would have made life a little easier to handle. Gadgets and gizmos aplenty, as Ariel crooned, and whozits and whatsits galore. Actually, I’ve braided my hair with a fork, so I’m with you, sister. But if I had some of the items from this list of gadgets, I would probably have enjoyed life a little more back then (and honestly, probably failed some classes). If you’re about to enter the hallowed halls of college, consider taking some of these items along.

1. Sony Digital Paper System

Don't Forget to Reserve Windows 10

If you have a Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC, you probably already got the notification from Microsoft urging you to reserve your copy of Windows 10. With July 29th almost here, you should reserve your copy to ensure you get access to Windows 10 as soon as possible. Here are the simple steps to reserving your copy.


Xbox One and PlayStation 4: Ready for Home Entertainment Primetime?

In this B&H article, we tell you about how your Xbox One and Playstation 4 can stream multimedia in your home entertainment system.

E3 2015: The Game’s Afoot!

In this B&H quick review by Scary Larry, get the latest scoop on games and accessories from the 2015 E3 Gaming Trade Show.


Replacing Hard Drives in Your Video Game System

In writing about various computer products, the question of storage is always at the top of one’s mind. Does this laptop, smartphone, tablet, or desktop PC have enough storage? Basically, it boils down to how much storage is enough and, inevitably, how do I get even more storage?


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