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by M. Brett Smith · Posted 09/19/2023
Earlier this year, Logitech announced the Zone Learn, a wired headset designed with K-12 learners in mind. Billed as an education-first headset, the Zone Learn prioritizes features that will help kids stay focused and engaged when they’re in the “learning zone.” Always on the lookout for a way to stay focused, we decided to call a pair up for review.
We put the new M2 Mac Studio to the test. How fast can the M2 Mac Studio export video in different codecs across different editing software? The results may surprise you (in a good way). 0:00 - Introduction 0:31 – In-Depth Specs 1:44 - Speed Test in Adobe Premiere 3:13 - Speed Test in Davinci Resolve 4:33 - Speed Test Using Software Encoding 6:38 - CPU & GPU Usage 7:28 - M2 Ultra Mac Pro Tower 7:55 - Benefits of the M2 Mac Studio 8:16 - Final Thoughts Are you planning on
by Steven Wong · Posted 08/17/2023
Whether you’re working from home, the office, or creating content from a coffee shop, the 16" Lenovo Slim Pro 9i laptop delivers the performance you need to complete complex tasks quickly while making it easy to switch between work and entertainment. Lenovo 16" Slim Pro 9i Multi-Touch Notebook Built to rival desktop
by M. Brett Smith · Posted 05/17/2023
The Samsung 990 PRO SSD is the highly anticipated follow-up to the company’s former flagship, the popular 980 PRO. Despite being the same generation of NVMe drive as its predecessor, the 990 PRO appears to be significantly more capable, promising transfer speeds that, if accurate, would make it one of the fastest drives on the market.
by M. Brett Smith · Posted 05/16/2023
The Dell Latitude 9330 isn’t cheap. Its midrange and maxed-out configurations will set you back more than $2,000, which is pretty high, even for a business laptop. But if you’re in the market for a premium portable, don’t let the price dissuade you. As the old saying goes, “You get what you pay for,” and while the Latitude might cost an arm and a leg, it won’t ever feel like you overpaid. It’s that good.
by Richard Stevens · Posted 03/27/2023
Whether you use a Network Attached Storage (NAS) system for surveillance, managing a media server, or creative professional use, keeping an eye on your internal drives is a necessary maintenance task to ensure your NAS is performing at its best. Some NAS systems make this easy by allowing you to monitor the health of your compatible drives actively and, if you’re like me, you check this often. World Backup Day is the perfect time to review the state of your storage devices and your NAS systems―which have been the go-to storage solution for
by Rebecca Melville · Posted 03/20/2023
When friends ask how I manage to create a full work-from-home setup in my small Brooklyn bedroom, I tell them, “Patience, a bit of finessing, and a monitor arm.” Specifically, the LX Monitor Arm from Ergotron, which has quickly become one of my favorite work-from-home accessories and the reason my small desk space is so functional.
by M. Brett Smith · Posted 03/13/2023
When Western Digital first announced the WD_Black SN770 SSD, our initial thought was that this might end up being one of the best midrange drives on the market. Promising fast transfer speeds, a solid range of storage options, and an aggressively low cost, the SN770 appeared to be the perfect blend of performance and price. But could the real-world results live up to the promise of its marketing? To find out, we installed the
How does Apple’s new M2 Max chip perform during video editing and encoding, and how does it compare to its predecessor? Doug Guerra tests the M2 Max’s rendering times in programs like Premiere Pro and Davinci Resolve against the M1 Max. 0:00 - Introduction 0:39 - What's New? 2:15 - Adobe Premiere Pro 4:55 - Davinci Resolve 7:08 - HandBreak 8:26 – Key Takeaways 11:33 - Final Thoughts For more information, be sure to read our initial
by Mos Khan · Posted 01/17/2023
When it comes to computer peripherals, Logitech is one of the most widely recognized and well-regarded brands available. Not surprisingly, its exhaustive list of accessories includes several peripherals that pair nicely with Apple’s long list of computer offerings. Here’s a closer look at some of the current offerings of Apple-exclusive accessories, including those geared toward getting the most out of your MacBook series laptop. MX Master 3S I have two desktop setups, one at home with my Macbook and PC combined, and an office setup that is PC
by Rebecca Melville · Posted 01/17/2023
If you are a content creator shopping for a pro-grade monitor that can fully support your workflow without obliterating your bank account, the PD3420Q monitor from BenQ might just be the affordable screen of your dreams. Featuring a gorgeous IPS panel with 10-bit color support, this monitor has plenty of connectivity options and more than a few panel-specific features, making it a solid professional monitor at a reasonable cost
by Mos Khan · Posted 01/13/2023
Logitech, a mainstay in computer peripherals, offers a full catalog of accessories that will help you get the most out of your Chromebook. From wireless keyboards to pro-caliber webcams, if there’s a Chromebook accessory you need, odds are Logitech makes it. Here are some of our favorite Chromebook-enabled accessories from Logitech. Wireless Keyboard: Logitech K580, K585, & MK470 Combo The Logitech K580 Keyboard was
by M. Brett Smith · Posted 12/28/2022
It’s been more than two years since the Oculus—er, Meta—Quest 2 debuted. Since then, a lot has happened; a lot of things have changed. Above image: Created with Painting VR Case in point: the Oculus Quest 2 is now the Meta Quest 2. The base model now comes with 128GB of internal storage—twice as much as the original. Welcome to the Metaverse. The
by Cory Rice · Posted 12/19/2022
I was already on the hunt for a laptop case that could hold its own against the rest of my gear when I was asked to review the Pelican 1495. As a photographer, my requirements were simple: I needed a case that is rugged enough to endure the abuses of the road yet customizable enough to streamline tethered shooting on set. Pelican is the name behind most of my go-to hard cases for camera gear, so I was excited to see how its take on a
by M. Brett Smith · Posted 12/09/2022
Although the brand is best known for its gaming laptops, MSI has gained additional prominence lately, thanks to its nascent line of business laptops. Case in point: the aptly named Summit E16 Flip, a 2-in-1 portable that currently sits at the top of MSI's "Business & Productivity" division. We spent some time with the Summit E16 Flip to see how it