Not every specification for the products that B&H Photo sells requires a secret decoder ring. We all know what height, width, length, and weight are. Photographers are familiar with megapixels and ISO ranges. However, there is one specification that pops up across many product lines that you might not be familiar with: IP Rating.
You will find the “IP Rating” specification on products like hard and waterproof cases,
According to the CDC’s Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting, routinely touched surfaces, such as your smartphone, heighten the risk of exposure to the coronavirus. To combat that risk, the CDC recommends regularly cleaning and disinfecting those same surfaces—including your phone. To guide you through the cleaning process, we’ve put together a general walkthrough that will illustrate all the dos and don’ts of how to properly disinfect your
Have you ever put on your favorite pair of earbuds and thought they sounded muffled? Not quite as crisp as you remember them sounding? If so, the fix may be as easy as giving your buds a deep cleaning.
Let's face it—most of us don’t clean our earbuds very often, even though we wear them inside our ears, for crying out loud. On top of it being a bad health habit (dirty earbuds have been found to have very high relative levels of bacteria on them), gunked up, waxy speaker openings can have more of a negative impact on the sound quality than you
Smartphones and tablets can be useful tools when you’re heading back to school. They can enhance both your studies and social life, so when you’re away from home or the dorm all day long, the last thing you need is to run out of room for more photos, files, or notes. Thankfully, getting files off your devices doesn’t require a desktop or notebook. We’ll go over some methods you can use to free up space, backup, and share your files while you’re on the move.
Add More Memory
One option for Android device owners (sorry Apple fans) is the ability
Modern smartphones rely largely on their screens to communicate information. Take away the screen, and you take away the majority of a smartphone’s features. That’s why it’s absolutely paramount to safeguard your phone’s display
by Richard Morris · Posted 07/25/2019
For underwater photographers, the demands of shooting are huge: travel costs, lugging all that equipment, finding a suitable locale—the list goes on. But those demands might soon change, thanks to WeFine, a company in Shenzhen, China, that has partnered with Dive+ and Kraken Sports to produce a specialized Smart Housing that fits almost every Bluetooth-enabled smartphone on the market. The Smart Housing works in tandem with the
Now that it has been ten years since the first Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S10, of course, had to be something special for such a monumental occasion. As such, this latest addition is hitting the masses with new features, updates, and improvements. Even more exciting, this line will touch retail shelves with three different models, which includes the standard S10, an entry-level
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Photographer David Flores shares six tips on how to take better smartphone photos. From composition to digital zoom to editing, learn about some of the techniques and apps that can improve the pics you take with your smartphone. We invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
So, you want to become a YouTube star, but you only have a smartphone? We have some good news for you then, because modern smartphones have become extremely capable video cameras and editing machines. This means that with just the phone in your pocket, you can start shooting, editing, and publishing your own content, and we are going to show you how.
Settings and Tips
To capture the best quality, you need to learn the ins and outs of your phone’s camera and make sure you bump up the settings to maximum quality. The iPhone we are working with
5G, the next generation of wireless technology, is nearly upon us. With the first specs now established and multiple carriers announcing plans to launch 5G networks later this year, it’s time to get familiar with all things 5G. Don’t worry though: this won’t be some jargon-laden deep-dive. Instead, we’ll give you the 5 things you need to know about 5G.
What is It?
At its most basic, 5G is simply a set of wireless networking standards—think of them as rules or requirements a network must meet to be called 5G. The G in 5G stands for “generation
Podcasting is all about intriguing and entertaining your listeners. What matters most is what you say, how you say it, and how you sound. Although I’m not going to tell you what you should say or how you should say it, I’m happy to relay helpful information that can assist you in your pursuit of high-quality sound. In this article, I’d like to focus on products intended to turn your iOS device into your podcasting production center. Let’s break these down into two categories: simple single mic solutions and audio interfaces for use with XLR-
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 cameras, bigger operating systems, and more complex apps, the amount of storage included has stayed relatively static. And if your handset of choice
Any form of security or protection is only as good as its weakest link. When it comes to cybersecurity, that weakest link is almost always people. As convenient as it is to blame security breaches on smartphone or computer operating systems, people are usually the ones to blame for security mishaps. It doesn’t matter whether your computer web browser is vulnerable to viruses if you download and install spyware yourself because you clicked on some shady ad that said it would speed up your computer if you did so. Malware doesn’t need to use a
Turkeys have been carved and stuffed, decorations have been hung, and the days have finally begun to lengthen. If you’re like most people, as the New Year approaches, you’re looking ahead to summer and convincing yourself that this really is the year that you’ll shed that spare tire once and for all. And if you’re especially lucky, you scored a gift to help you reach that goal: a wearable activity and fitness tracker.
Fitness trackers cover a huge variety of devices, including everything from multisport GPS watches for elite athletes to
They say the best camera is the one you have with you, so unless you were motivated to carry a nice camera out the door, your mobile device is likely the one with which you're shooting. You can’t beat the convenience of taking snapshots and shooting videos with the gadget that you carry around at all times, but what do you do with the images and video once they’ve been captured? In this article, we’ll examine different ways that you can share it, and we’ll show you ways that you can manage the large library of files that accumulate on your