It’s no secret that the MacBook Pro is designed for the creative professional. A popular choice among photographers, video editors, 3D artists, and more, the MacBook
The best label makers help keep tabs on all your easy-to-lose-or-misplace items. They designate where things go, keep documents and files sorted, and help identify objects that are otherwise inscrutable (e.g., an old roll of film or unmarked flash drive). Check out our list of recommended labelers and start disrupting your disorganization today.
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If you’re not yet familiar with the Brother brand, you will be by the end of this list.
Do you remember the old days when waiting for your computer to boot up meant you had enough time to visit the restroom, get something to eat, and maybe even mow your lawn? Now, with SSDs becoming more readily available, wake-up times for your computer are almost nonexistent. Go from a cold boot to browsing the Web in mere seconds with a M.2 NVMe SSD. But what does that mean? Read on to learn more about commonly used storage terms in this handy glossary.
Introduced with macOS High Sierra, APFS is the proprietary file system by Apple for its Mac
Joe DiGiovanna is creating a 30-year time lapse of the New York City skyline, which requires managing a lot of files. He shares his professional and tried-and-true methods for backing up footage or photos. These are important tips to add to your filmmaking or photography workflow.
What are your questions about backing up your files and media management? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
World Backup Day will soon be upon us and with all the tech that’s available, the topic of storage is bound to come up sooner or later. Whether you’re a casual user, a gamer, or a creative content professional creating backups, archiving data, or designing a surveillance system, storage will be one of the key factors in your overall build. However, not all drives are created equal, so read ahead to find out what kind of drive is recommended for your undertaking.
Photo and Video Enthusiasts, Creative Content Professionals, and Power Users
I solemnly swear that I am up to no good. Wait, no, that’s for something else…. Here we go! The actual pledge is, “I solemnly swear to back up my important documents and precious memories on March 31.” That is the pledge for World Backup Day (www.worldbackupday.com), an organization whose goal is to make sure your personal data is safe. It is a noble mission, and B&H would like to do our part to spread the message and help provide some resources so you can start backing up.
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The phrase “SD cards” is a blanket term that covers SD, SDHC, and SDXC media. While SD cards aren’t the fastest cards available, they’re still pretty darn fast and are, by far, the most widely used of all the memory card types. Their versatility is a huge advantage, and they will often be seen in any grade camera, ranging from those used by beginners all the way up to flagship models used by the pros. But, beyond just knowing you need an “SD card,” which specific card is the right one for you? and what do all those numbers and letter
Everyone should be securing their data. While you may not have to worry about that movie you downloaded from iTunes, you likely have some more sensitive data you would like to protect in a digital vault. And then you still might want to toss that into a real, physical safe. The constant threat has brought secure portable hard drives to the forefront and it seems companies are coming out with more to help enterprise and everyday customers.
The Benefit of Physical Media
The Web is a dangerous place. Every time you load a webpage, send, or
Now, more than ever, a reliable Internet connection is critically important. For the millions of people working from home, the ability to do their job literally depends on it. The same is true for remote learners, virtual socializers, gamers, or anyone who wants to stream a Netflix series or two. Without a good Internet connection, those things aren’t possible—which is why you need a good wireless router.
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 the storage in your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S is essential. This also includes the
The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S should be renamed the Unicorn and the Dragon, because like these mythical creatures, their existence is questionable. Or perhaps you would prefer a Matrix reference where humanity is losing battle after battle to bots (thanks, scalpers…)? It’s been rough out there this holiday season (or more accurately, this entire year). So, while you patiently watch stock trackers and refresh websites, you could look into preparing for the eventual arrival of your next-gen console with these upgrades.
One of the major
Looking to play the latest games or get the most out of your gaming experience? Whether you want to achieve higher frame rates or push the quality settings to ultra, upgrading the graphics card, CPU, RAM, and storage for your desktop computer can have a significant impact. Choosing the right upgrades to fit your style and budget can be a challenge, but we’ve got you covered with offerings from Intel®, NVIDIA, Samsung, and others that will help kick load times to the curb while pushing quality settings to the max.
Boosting 1080p Game
Teaching and learning on the fly took on a whole new meaning since spring 2020, when educators and students alike had to quickly shift focus and reconfigure their workstations and computer setups.
If there is one thing to be learned from all the Zoom conferences and Microsoft Teams meetings held since then, it’s this: Most people do not have an adequate laptop, notebook, or monitor support system in place—and it shows in the video footage.
In addition to the bad aesthetics, inferior positioning of one’s monitor, notebook, laptop, or tablet
Having a laptop that matches your creative workflow can be critical to saving you time so you can make more content and spend less time complaining about your equipment. Fortunately, there is an incredible variety of laptop systems powered by Intel® 11th generation processors that can fit almost any professional style, ranging from in-studio photo shoots to editing videos on location and capturing your masterful moves during a livestream.
In addition to their versatility, these laptops can be the perfect companion because they’re certified to
Sony recently rolled out a new system update for the PlayStation 5 that includes several new UX features, customization options, and added enhancements such as 3D Audio for built-in TV speakers. Best of all, the new update includes support for compatible M.2 SSDs, so users can finally expand their PS5’s base storage.
According to Sony, compatible SSDs must be at least PCIe Gen 4.0 and have a minimum storage capacity of 250GB. Additionally, installed SSDs need to have some kind of passive cooling system and, because of the limited available