by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 08/09/2021
Today, Facebook announced upgraded versions of the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset that will feature new storage options and a new silicone facial cover. The upgraded Oculus Quest 2 will now feature a minimum of 128GB of internal storage, which is twice as much as the original 64GB minimum. 256GB remains the maximum amount of internal storage available. The new models will also include a new silicone facial covering. The updated
by Steven Wong ·Posted 04/13/2021
Today, Microsoft revealed the Surface Laptop 4, the latest update to its thin-and-light notebooks. Available in 13.5" and 15" models, the Surface 4 Laptop features 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 and i5 processors in addition to AMD Ryzen 7 and 5 mobile processors with Radeon graphics. As Microsoft states, they’re made to fully optimize Microsoft experiences while maintaining its traditional design details. So, whether you’re working from home, playing
by Steven Wong ·Posted 01/12/2021
ASUS is helping to usher in a new generation of portable PC gaming with the announcement of the new ROG Strix, ROG Strix SCAR, ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE, and
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 10/02/2020
USB-C is great. Having a bunch of legacy devices to account for with their own dongles and adapters is not. Luckily, companies like Sanho know this, too, and the development and release of the HYPER HyperDrive GEN2 USB-C Hub line is proof of that. Now, you can benefit from even greater speeds with its newest HyperDrive GEN2 16-in-1 Thunderbolt™ 3 Dock release.
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 09/09/2020
Unique tech is good. At least in my opinion. We have tons of typical laptops, tablets, and smartphones already available, making anything that can be the right tool for the job extremely valuable. It also might lead to someone finding a new, better way of working. The Microsoft Surface Book 3 is one of those unique devices, this time taking a distinct spin on the trend of convertible laptops/tablets. It even tries to punch up a bit by
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 06/29/2020
Apple has been very busy. We’re only halfway through June and already it has launched what feels like a year’s worth of new products, including the latest models of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. And while I’ve tested the MacBook Pro, and can confirm that it is indeed excellent, I still contend that my favorite computer isn’t really a computer at all. It’s the 12.9" iPad Pro.
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 06/04/2020
In the wake of the coronavirus, many facets of our daily lives have changed. Among those changes are how we teach students and how they learn. Online lessons, remote education—these are now the new normal and may continue to be for the foreseeable future. In light of that fact, we’ve put together an educator-approved gear list that will help keep your virtual classroom running smoothly. Networking Gear Currently, there’s no standardized way to implement remote learning. Some teachers are using a correspondence-by-email-only approach, while
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 03/18/2020
Today, Apple announced two major product releases: the all-new iPad Pro and MacBook Air. Both devices feature significant spec upgrades and performance boosts, on top of some intriguing, and quite possibly revolutionary, new technologies. Let’s take a look at each! First up is the new iPad Pro, which, like last year’s model, is available in
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/22/2020
Many video editors I know rely on a MacBook Pro as their personal, everyday machine, and many video editors I know also have been wanting a lot more from the MacBook Pro over the past few years. We finally received some superior power with the most recent release, but catching up in specs just isn’t enough these days—this is why the 16" MacBook Pro is such a significant release. A new screen, new thermal architecture
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 01/22/2020
The MacBook Pro has long been the standard, go-to laptop for working photographers. It combines the power we need along with the portability to bring on location or along while traveling. It’s the perfect combination that just got even better with the recent release of the new, late 2019 16" MacBook Pro. I had a chance to use this new model for a few days, and decided to jump in head-first and use it in lieu of not
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 12/04/2019
Products featuring built-in smart assistants continued to sell at a blistering pace in 2019, further cementing their roles in our everyday lives and all but guaranteeing a world where interacting with a hyper-intelligent digital ghost is just the norm. One of the products driving those rocketing sales is the very en vogue voice-interactive Smart Display. Featuring all the positive aspects of a smart speaker, but with the added