Max Waldroop

Max Waldroop

Max lives in Brooklyn and enjoys bad jokes, animals, motorcycles, and foods that are not cottage cheese. His mother describes him as “a handsome young man” who “doesn’t call nearly enough.”

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Holiday shopping is never cheap, and B&H is home to plenty of...
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If you’ve got an iPhone or Google Pixel, you already know how good your phone’s camera is on its own. But you can unlock even more with add-on lenses like those from Moment. Its new generation of lenses use the same high-end...
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Bose® has updated its popular SoundSport™ wireless in-ear headphones with a new version, called the SoundSport Free, that does away with wires completely, leaving customers with two independent wireless ’buds that connect to computers and mobile devices via Bluetooth 4.1. They...
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Following the presentation of the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K, Apple’s Chief Marketing Officer Phil Schiller unveiled the company’s latest iPhones, in front of a full house in the company’s new Steve Jobs Theater, in Cupertino, CA. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are the direct successors to the current-gen lineup of the 7 and 7 Plus, but come with a host of enhancements. The iPhone 8’s 12MP...
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We’ve all been there. “Storage almost full.” “Not enough storage available.” “Cannot Take Photo.” “Storage space running out.” No matter how your smartphone chooses to articulate it, the meaning’s the same: your shiny connected companion is full to the point of bursting, with nary a megabyte to spare for a low-res photo or simple app. The truth is, while our devices have gotten higher-resolution...
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Apple has unveiled the new Studio3 Wireless Headphones from Beats by Dr. Dre, bringing a new type of active noise cancellation to the Beats line for the first time. These cans use Pure Adaptive Noise Cancellation, which monitors the wearer’s environment to adjust...
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In 100 billion years, cosmic expansion will render invisible virtually all the universe’s two trillion galaxies, leaving behind the few dozen in our own Local Group as the only remaining evidence of a world beyond our own. Fortunately, Samsung is diligently preparing for that fateful day by making plenty of Galaxies that fit in the palm of your hand. While you may be familiar with flagships like...
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In front of packed bleachers at New York City’s Park Avenue Armory, Samsung executives unveiled the brand’s newest flagship phablet to the world for the first time. The Note line is known for pushing the screen-size envelope, and the Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based Note 8 is no exception, sporting a 6.3" Super AMOLED screen that eclipses its short-lived predecessor by more than half an inch. That...
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Rain, snow, sleet, and hail have nothing on new waterproof speakers from Altec Lansing. These speakers are ultra-rugged, with IP67 waterproofing and dustproofing, and even float in water. Rubberized shockproof casing means they can take a tumble. They connect to your device via Bluetooth so you can keep your phone, tablet, or computer safe and dry, and have speakerphone capabilities to boot. For...
4 months ago
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Most projectors need to be positioned far away from the screen to produce large images, but short-throw models, like the MX825ST and MW826ST, from BenQ, can be placed much closer to accommodate small...
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Stay stealthy with the Smart Watch Spy Camera II from KJB Security Products. While it looks like a run-of-the-mill smartwatch, this device is equipped with a microphone and camera, enabling you to surreptitiously record photos, video, and audio. Don’t be fooled, though: it...
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The “meet cute” is a classic Hollywood storytelling device used to get two characters to meet (cutely) and fall in love. When it comes to movies about college, there’s one meet cute that’s used over and over again: The two are walking towards each other, hands full of books and notes, so absorbed in the demands of university that neither notices the other as they get closer and closer. With a...
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As B&H’s chief machine biologist, I get asked a lot of questions from technology owners all over the world: What sort of kibble should I buy for a Nikon D810? Lithium Bits, fortified with extra ions. How tall will a...
5 months ago
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As a child, I remember looking forward to summer vacation all year. Two months without responsibilities, roaming free until the leaves began to change color. It never occurred to me that I wouldn’t get the same time off as an adult! Today, I know the truth: most people don’t get anywhere close to that kind of vacation time so, if you’re like me, most of your trips are weekend jaunts and the...
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There’s nothing like summer in New York City! The public pools are open, the barbecues are lit, and the garbage smells a little bit riper. For nerds like me, and my colleagues here at B&H, though, summer also means CE Week, when consumer technology manufacturers from all over the world converge on Manhattan to show off their latest wares. The show, running on July 12 and 13 and open to...

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