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When it comes to Thunderbolt™ 3, most people think of connecting external hard drives, RAID arrays, and monitors. And with data rates of up to 40 Gbps, DisplayPort 1.2 support, and the ability to daisy-chain up to six compatible devices, it’s not hard to see why Thunderbolt 3 would be considered optimal for data...
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A few decades ago, we had only one type of main storage technology—which is a header and spinning-platter design—the hard drive. But today, we have solid-state technology that comes in many form factors, such as...
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So, you’re in the market for a solid-state drive? Are you looking for a 2.5" SATA III SSD or a M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD? If that sentence confused the heck out of you, you should probably keep reading. 2.5" Form Factor There’s nothing wrong with running an old school...
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How do you treat your portable drive that holds irreplaceable data? If it’s not well, durability should be an important factor when choosing a suitable storage solution. Another important decision is the type of drive that can either provide ample storage space with a hard disc drive or lightning-fast access to files using an SSD. Of the two drive types, hard drives are more susceptible to...
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It’s safe to say that in today’s predominantly digital world, memory cards have overtaken film as the primary recording media for consumer and professional photo and video use. As much as analog cameras were designed to work with a specific film format, such as 35mm or 120 roll film, or large-format sheet film, digital cameras are likewise built to work with one or two specific memory card...
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If you’re going away to boarding school or college, you’re going to be spending a lot of time in a small-sized dormitory room, probably with a roommate, and definitely without your parent or guardian around. You need to make some smart choices regarding the equipment you have with you. You need to make some serious choices. You need to make some fun choices. No pressure. But there are things you...
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Whether you’re a casual player or a hardcore gamer, playing your favorite games on a high-res display is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. To get the most out of your games, you’ll not only need a decent gaming build, but also a monitor that complements your graphics card to reduce screen tearing, ghosting, and motion blur. Before you decide which display to get, here are a few things you should...
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Finding the perfect balance between portability, performance, and battery life can be a tricky thing, when it comes to laptops. We’ve picked three different laptops, each with its own unique features, that may provide the balance that might be just right for you. See below for more details. Samsung Notebook 9 The...
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I hate backing up. I do it, but I hate it. If you’re not running backups, you’re courting heartache. My cautionary tale: A few years ago, my brother and I were editing our first indie feature. Our data got corrupted. Nothing was backed up. We lost three months of post-production—the entire film. Starting from scratch nearly killed us. Don’t let it happen to you. Data loss is more than an...
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For most of us, cables and cords are a necessary component of everyday life: they supply power to our electronic devices, transmit data and signals, and facilitate communication. Yet, despite all the good they do, cables often prove to be somewhat of a nuisance, either as an eyesore or—in setups like mine—a hazard. The floor between the Internet router and my bedroom is essentially an intricate...
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Once a year—mostly during the spring season—we normally perform a set of cleaning tasks that streamlines our daily lives. This may include cleaning the home thoroughly to improve our health, tuning up the car to achieve better pep when stepping on the accelerator, and clearing out the garage or attic of junk to make more space. But what about our computer, this thing that we use most of our lives...
6 months ago
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Virtual reality was always going to be fighting an uphill battle. It was, on the face of it, a smart move to use the power of existing hardware to run the first crop of viable headsets, but it also runs into an issue that has plagued nearly every optional gaming peripheral ever: Will there be a user base? Why would a developer target an ultra-niche group of people who bought the extra thing when...
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Gaming in today’s world, you are going to need more system storage to keep up with all the games to which you’ll have access. Upgrading your PlayStation 4 (Pro) or Xbox One S storage is essential. This also includes the Nintendo Switch, as well. There are usually three types of gamers: those who purchase physical copies only, those who have moved on to digital, and those who purchase whichever...
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When someone mentions gaming, the first things you probably think of are the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo Switch. However, you’re not limited to those gaming consoles. Sure, if you want the latest games and are invested in gaming, those are the devices to get, but what if you’re just a casual gamer or already heavily invested in PC gaming? Here are some alternatives. NES Classic...
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Life is hectic. There’s too much to do and not enough time to do it. And when we do have the time, we don’t always do what needs to be done. Why? I’m not sure either; chalk it up as a bug in our programming. Recently, I’ve been itching to play some games but, with the constraints of work, friends, and life in general, it’s been hard to find the time to sit down and veg-out like I used to. But...

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