Computers

by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 05/17/2022
LG first introduced the new UltraWide 40WP95C-W monitor during last year's CES. Boasting a 40" curved panel with 5K2K resolution, 98% DCI-P3 color gamut, and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity, the 40WP95C-W appeared to be a content creator's dream come true. But could the real-world performance of LG's latest ultrawide live up to its lofty promise? We had to wait more than a year to find out, but at long last the LG UltraWide 40WP95C-W is here
by William Min ·Posted 04/27/2022
Work hard and play hard with the Dell 15.6" XPS 15 Laptop. Available with either a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 or a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 processor, the XPS 15 delivers the power and performance you need to run your favorite PC games and apps. With 32GB of 4800 MHz DDR5 RAM and a 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD, the XPS 15 provides fast boot and load times.
by Steven Wong ·Posted 04/25/2022
With the Gigabyte AERO 16 laptop, professionals can cut down on render times while creating exceptional content from almost anywhere. Featuring a top-of-the-line 12th generation 2.5 GHz Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK 14-core processor, which includes six Performance cores and a 5 GHz Turbo Boost Max 3.0 speed to handle demanding applications, the AERO 16 delivers the power of a
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 04/11/2022
A funny thing happened at the end of Apple’s Mac Studio event. Instead of announcing new models of the 27" iMac and Mac Pro—which is what we were all expecting—Apple announced a new Mac Pro, and that was it. What happened to the 27" iMac? Well, not only was there no new model, but Apple discontinued the existing generation and removed it from its online store. The unexpected move sent a clear signal that the Mac Studio with separate 
by Steven Wong ·Posted 01/11/2022
With 12th generation Intel® mobile processors releasing this year, brands such as Dell, ASUS, HP, Lenovo, and many others have revealed ambitious new laptop designs that could have a significant impact on the way we work, play, and create content. These include everything from powerful thin, light systems to devices that blur the line between tablets and laptops, and Chromebooks that rival the functionality of
by William Min ·Posted 01/05/2022
ASUS announced its latest lineup during its Incredible Unfolds livestream. From the innovative Zenbook 17 Fold OLED to the commemorative Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition, ASUS delivered a model lineup that has a little something for everyone, such as creators, gamers, business professionals, and more. Read on to see what’s in store for ASUS in 2022. Zenbook 17 Fold OLED Working closely with Intel® and BOE Technology Group, ASUS has unveiled the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, a 17.3" foldable laptop. Its design allows the dual 3:2 12.5" Full HD 1920 x
by Mos Khan ·Posted 01/05/2022
CES 2022: During its “Gameverse” virtual event, MSI revealed a new lineup of gaming and content creator laptops featuring the latest 12th Intel® Core™ H series processors. The list of new devices is long, but notable additions include updated Stealth, Raider, and Crosshair models, as well as three new Creator Z laptops.
by Mos Khan ·Posted 11/19/2021
Samsung released a new version of its 980 PRO Solid-State Drive designed specifically for those who want top-of-the-line performance in their high-end PCs or PS5s. Arriving with a built-in heatsink, the drive meets Sony's own heatsink specifications for SSDs, given the limited space in the M.2 slot. According to Sony, the total height of the M.2 SSD with a heatsink must be less than 11.25mm (0.442"). Samsung's SSD expands the internal
by Mos Khan ·Posted 11/16/2021
Acer has announced an updated 16” ConceptD 5 Pro Laptop, which is now available at B&H. This model features a new H-series processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card, making it ideal for creators working with photo and video editing, CAD design, animation, and more. 16” ConceptD 5 Pro Laptop At the heart of the ConceptD
by Steven Wong ·Posted 10/27/2021
Intel® is taking content creation, gaming, and other high-end computing tasks to new dimensions with the launch of its 12th Generation Core™ i5, Core™ i7, and Core™ i9 desktop processors. Designed to
by Steven Wong ·Posted 10/12/2021
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
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 08/14/2021
Thanks to an exhaustive catalog, Microsoft Surface is one of the most celebrated computer brands in the world. The Surface’s extensive lineup runs the full gamut of user experience, ensuring that, regardless of need, there is a Surface for everyone. The one issue with offering such a robust selection of devices is that customers are sometimes confused about which Surface is right for them. To make the decision a little easier, we’ve put together this fun and informative
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 06/21/2021
With any luck, school campuses will fully reopen this fall, meaning many recent high school grads will soon be heading off to college. To help those incoming freshmen thrive during their first year on campus, we’ve put together a list of useful tech we think will benefit them in and outside of the classroom. Essential: Laptop Ask one hundred college students to name the one piece of tech they can’t live without. Half of them will tell you “laptop” and the other half will be wrong. A good, reliable
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 05/23/2022
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. Brother P-touch CUBE Plus If you’re not yet familiar with the Brother brand, you will be by the end of this list.
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/29/2021
Great news for anyone looking to trade in one of their Apple devices: You can now get up to $750 when you trade in your approved device using Phobio. Here’s how it works: First, visit the Phobio website to receive an instant trade quote for your Apple device. Once you confirm the quote and agree to the trade-in value, Phobio will send prepaid shipping