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2 years ago
Content streaming is no longer an up-and-coming technology. I can say confidently that streaming is in full swing, and thankfully, it’s here to stay. While we expect to see greater bandwidth and even more audio and video content in the future, the Internet has become a major medium for watching movies, exploring new TV shows, and listening to our favorite music. These days,...

2 years ago
In the following video, Rob Rives delves into the world of portable Bluetooth speakers and compares the features of some popular models from manufacturers like Creative Labs, such as the D100 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, and Jabra, such as the...
2 years ago

Just as 3D broadcasts, Smell-O-Vision, and the digital lollipop challenge viewers to interact with movies and TV in ultra-sensory ways, the advent of color television alone could be added to this list as a medium that intrigued many, regardless of the content being shown.

3 years ago

Computers, tablets, digital whiteboards, multimedia projectors and laser pointers have changed the way lecturers and business people make presentations. But sometimes a good old-fashioned piece of paper is the most effective way to explain things to people. Canson’s Papershow Digital Pen Starter Kit combines the power of the computer with the straightforward simplicity of paper.

 

3 years ago

The secret to my quick portrait edits is that I'm directly linked to my Spyder3Studio SR. I hate to admit it, but color calibration was last on my work-flow priority list.  With a very tight schedule, I found it a pain to go through the lengthy steps that most calibration systems require. 

3 years ago

So, you’ve got a small network consisting of one server and a half dozen workstations, but the hard drive in the server is full. Do you rebuild the server with a larger hard drive? That could become one big headache, and your network will be down throughout the duration of the upgrade. The easiest solution is to add Network Attached Storage, or NAS, to your network.

3 years ago

I recently wrote about Drobo RAID storage arrays. They provide expandable storage with redundancy for the safekeeping of your data. The units that I reviewed are all available with instant savings from B&H until the end of June, 2010. I've just been made aware that there is an 8-bay unit that comes with free hard drives.

 

3 years ago

There was a time when only very large corporations needed RAID storage. RAID storage is still used by large corporations, but today you’ll also find small businesses and individual users taking advantage of its features. Data Robotics’ Drobo storage arrays make affordable entry points to failsafe storage, and they’re made all the more affordable with the instant savings you can get from B&H until the end of June.

 

3 years ago

In late July 2010, Apple announced several new 27” iMac variants. Here, we’ll discuss the options for putting the 27" model to use for a seriously fast photography workstation.

3 years ago

Using a notebook computer as a source for HD content to be viewed on a big screen TV is becoming more and more common. With easy access to downloadable HD content and notebooks having hard drives large enough to store HD content and enough muscle to process it, there’s no reason not to view the content on an HDTV…

4 years ago

The Mac mini has been a favorite of the minimalist crowd since its inception. For some, the idea of a complete desktop system squeezed into a case no bigger than an external DVD drive makes perfect sense, especially when office or desk space is at a premium. Today Apple announced new Mac minis that are sleeker, faster and more versatile than ever before. You can even get a Mac mini server.

 

4 years ago

Solid-state hard drives have always been faster than their disk-based counterparts. With no heads to move or platters to spin, solid-state hard drives offer the fastest storage space money can buy. Solid-state hard drives also use less power than traditional drives, making them ideal for mobile use. SanDisk’s G3 2.5-inch solid-state hard drives are intended for use in notebook computers.

 

4 years ago

Anyone who uses external hard drives regularly wishes they were faster. Once you start copying several gigabytes of data to an external hard drive, you’re in for a long wait. Most external hard drives connect to computers via USB 2.0, but USB 3.0 is ten times faster. While your computer probably doesn’t have a USB 3.0 port, Western Digital’s My Book 3.0 comes with a solution.

4 years ago

Looking for a powerhouse notebook computer that won’t break the bank and is easily portable? Then look no further than the ASUS N82Jq-A1, a 14” notebook with a 1.6GHz Intel Core i7 quad-core processor.

 

4 years ago

When I think of wood, beautiful trees, furniture, boats, guitars, carvings, lumber and buildings come to mind. But when I think of notebook computers, wood is the last thing on my mind. That has changed after seeing the ASUS Bamboo notebook computers.

 

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