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The phrase “SD card” is one that tends to be used, in a general sense, to describe SD, SDHC, and SDXC cards. However, there are differences between these cards, so what are they? Which card is best for you, your camera, and your style of shooting? Or, maybe you’re just looking to expand the storage of your smartphone or tablet. To help simplify some of these questions, we decided it would be a...
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When Apple rolled out its Late 2016 13.3" and 15.4" MacBook Pro update, one of its most eyebrow-raising features was the Touch Bar. Simply put, the Touch Bar is a multi-touch Retina...
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It’s been two and a half years since Sony unveiled Project Morpheus to the world. Now rebranded as PlayStation VR, the headset recently landed on store shelves, and it is, in every sense of the word, a game changer. We’ve got our hands on one and have spent the last couple of weeks playing around with it. And we imagine that there are a lot of people still on the fence who might have some...
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It has been two and a half years since Sony unveiled Project Morpheus to the world. Now rebranded as PlayStation VR, the headset recently landed on store shelves, and it is—in every sense of the word—a game changer. We’ve got our hands on one and have spent the last couple of weeks playing around with it. And we imagine that there are a lot of people still on the fence who might have some...
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When Apple redesigned the Mac Pro in 2013, the architecture of its internal components was reorganized to maximize performance and minimize heat via a unified thermal core. What resulted was a streamlined system that was leaner, lighter, and quieter. While users are now able to engage in more advanced tasks, such as 4K video editing and intensive RAW photo processing, one thing missing was the...
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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? Among the aforementioned products, another series of products, which are computers in their own right and also rely...
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Things change so quickly in the tech space that even professionals sometimes find themselves stymied by the incessant and confusing terminology surrounding certain protocols. I remember the days of 8-track tapes, but I also remember when tapes were surpassed by CDs, and CDs were surpassed by MP3s, and now how MP3s are being taken over by streaming music sources. Thinking back on those days, I was...

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In the following “How To” video, Robert Rives demonstrates how to automate the parameters on a delay plug-in to create a dub-style feedback effect for a transitional break in an EDM style track. Rives shows you how to set up your tracks, buses, and the tape delay plug-in. Using touch automation, he records parameter automation for feedback delay, panning, high and low cut filters, and mute, to...

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In this B&H video, Bobby Lombardi shares his insights on how G-Technology helps solve some of the greatest challenges in storing footage from VR production, where multiple cameras demand the best performance, especially with increasingly complex on-set storage demands, new camera technology, and post processing data loads have come to the forefront. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you...
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You know what I hate? That’s right, Facebook status updates that begin with “I believe…” I also hate waiting in line, tight shoes, and people who respond to a question with a question. But what really grinds my millet is dropping money on an electronic item, something on which I am going to be viewing and listening to large amounts of data, only to discover that it is limited by stingy onboard...
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Springtime is a chance to clean your house and its contents thoroughly, but it's easy to forget about cleaning your data. Picture each device you and your family own as a messy drawer, cabinet, wardrobe, closet, or room... that's locked. Now, if you're already trembling with anticipation, fear not. We'll help you get your life back on track with these tips about devices, storage, and you. The...
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I hate dirty things. Dirty dishes—hate ’em. Dirty laundry? Ewww. Dirty politicians? Have you ever heard of clean politicians? But there’s some dirt you can take care of and, for that, there’s no excuse but to clean it up. But cleaning dirty electronics is a completely different ballgame. You invest a lot of money in your smartphones, tablets, and TVs—cleaning them is sometimes as tricky as a...
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A couple of months ago, I decided that my TV screen, a 55" Vizio E-Series flat screen, needed some maintenance. I play a lot of video games, and it was slightly unsettling to chase players down in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 with these great swaths of dust littering my field of vision. Seriously, it was like watching a battle take place inside an Australian dust storm. When I had finally had enough...
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Many of us own devices with a USB Type A port. They're often seen in laptops, desktops, and peripherals since they are pretty much required for any kind of computing. However, with the push of USB Type C devices, the game has changed. With the Type C interface, you’ll no longer have to struggle with plugging in cables, because the Type C has a reversible connector—so there’s no wrong way to plug...
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Pssst. Hey buddy. No, you. Yeah, you. I hear you need a surveillance system. Just so happens, I got a surveillance system for you. But these are stripped down. They need hard drives. Surveillance system without a hard drive? That’s like buying a car with no engine. You’ve got to have hard drives. You’ve got to have storage. Buying a surveillance system doesn’t have to be a shady deal, as long as...

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