Computer Software

by Mos Khan ·Posted 06/16/2022
The Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file is one of the most ubiquitous means of communication on the Internet, so when it comes to PDF editors, it's pretty hard to top the folk who pioneered the format way back in 1992, the year the IBM ThinkPad 700C was created. Here is an updated review and quick look at some of the new features of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Adobe Acrobat
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 09/14/2021
Optimized and ready for the upcoming Windows 11 and macOS Monterey 12, as well as current M1-based Macs, Parallels Desktop 17 is available as a Pro or Standard edition, both of which come boxed with a download code. While both editions will run Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 7, Linux, Ubuntu, Boot Camp, and
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 02/18/2022
Microsoft continues to roll out features for its latest operating system, Windows 11. The new OS includes some major changes, including an improved user interface, new Windows store, and support for running Android apps—just to name a few. Here’s a look at the some of the new OS’s top features. Microsoft put a lot of work into reshaping the user interface, starting with a new Start menu, which is now centered on the taskbar. The centered appearance is fairly reminiscent of Chrome and Android operating systems, which many would consider an
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 12/10/2019
Apple’s redesigned Mac Pro (Late 2019) defines what a modular workstation is. With a chassis that is based on flexibility and utility, Apple has done away with the cylindrical form factor of the 2013 Mac Pro and brought back the tower design that was used from 2006-2012. However, while the Mac Pro tower has returned, this new rendition is anything but ordinary. Apple built a system that can change as your needs do, giving users a great amount of control over the assembly and
by Staff Writer ·Posted 08/13/2019
Optimized and ready for the forthcoming macOS Catalina, Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac is available as a downloadable Pro Edition, with the choice of a volume or retail license, as well as a
by Jason T ·Posted 04/04/2019
When I first started engineering and producing music, I was, strictly speaking, a complete and utter mess. I would often lose project files, samples, preset libraries—I couldn’t keep track of anything. Sometimes I’d find what I was looking for by sheer luck, other times it would be gone forever. After several frustrating years of data loss, I decided to get serious about organizing all my music production audio and files, and regularly backing up my projects. And, what do you know? My productivity increased, my system ran more smoothly, and I
by Jason T ·Posted 03/26/2019
For in-the-know musicians, engineers, and producers, going Windows for your production setup is the best-kept secret in town for two big reasons: price and power. But, with great power comes great responsibility. Often, people go out and buy Windows machines that are well within their DAW’s system requirements, only to come home and find that they’re experiencing lackluster performance. The problem is that Windows is optimized for a wide variety of uses out of the box, and has some default settings that don’t favor the kind of processing power
by Cortney Moore ·Posted 11/19/2018
Like it or not, the kids of today are far more tech savvy than we were at their age. From touchscreen operation to online navigation, techy tots have nearly mastered it all—which makes gifting during the holidays a little difficult. Seriously, what can you get the kid who’s already knee-deep in STEM? The answer is simple: here at B&H there are plenty of technical toys and gadgets that will cultivate a child’s interest. We’ve rounded down 10 items you’ll want to consider for those baby geniuses in your life. 1. Fitbit Ace Activity Tracker
0 Plays ·Posted 02/03/2016
Despite poking a little fun with this episode’s title, we are big fans of photography websites and camera blogs, and if you are reading this, you probably are, too. On this week’s podcast, we are fortunate to have Kevin Raber and Jason Hermann, proprietors of Luminous Landscape and SonyAlphaLab, respectively. Have you ever wondered how sites like these operate, are funded, get gear to review and deal with the, shall we say “experts,” who populate the comment sections? In this very animated, on-point conversation, Raber and Hermann talk
by Ronald Francis ·Posted 11/02/2018
For most purposes, editing software and a decent-enough computer are all one needs for video editing. But if you want a precision workflow, require optimal image quality, or are simply looking for a gift for an editor friend or relative, below are some key accessories that will upgrade an editing station to a more professional one. Most of these add-ons are compatible with all the popular editing applications, such as Apple Final Cut Pro X,
by William Min ·Posted 10/30/2018
Stay productive with updated Microsoft Office products. Word 2019 and Outlook 2019 keep you in the zone with Focus Mode, which blocks out distractions and puts your content front and center. There are also other features, like Learning Tools, Read Aloud, and Text Spacing, which makes it easier for you to engage your content. PowerPoint 2019 allows you to create cinematic presentations with added features, like Morph and Zoom. Excel
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 09/12/2018
Optimized and ready for the latest Windows 10 updates and the upcoming macOS Mojave, including Mojvae’s Dark Mode, Parallels Desktop 14 for Mac is available as a downloadable Pro Edition, as well as a downloadable or
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 06/07/2018
In the world of media, it’s easy to become surrounded by terms such as 4K, Ultra HD, Blu-ray, HDR, VR, and ISO. Oh my! As if these seemingly cryptic phrases aren’t confusing enough, there are other considerations, such as, how can these different formats and technologies be played back without needing a plethora of devices? Enter CyberLink PowerDVD 18 Ultra, a software that supports a wide variety of media, including video, audio
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 09/15/2017
Optimized and ready for macOS High Sierra and the Windows 10 Creators Update, Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac allows you to run Windows 10, 8.1, and 7, as well as Linux, Google Chrome OS, and other operating systems on your Mac without rebooting. Building on the already powerful Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac, this version adds several noteworthy features, including MacBook Pro Touch Bar integration with Windows and the Parallels
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 06/21/2017
With the introduction of its Acrobat 2017 software for Windows and Mac, Adobe has designed a suite of document-editing tools that reflects the varying needs of today’s users. There are retail editions of Acrobat 2017 Standard for Windows and Acrobat 2017 Pro for Windows and