by Steven Wong ·Posted 05/12/2023
Designed with frequent travelers in mind, the Logitech M240 Silent Wireless Mouse features a slim profile that can be tucked easily inside a bag alongside your laptop and other devices. Despite its size, this ambidextrous mouse allows you to work comfortably for extended periods of time with a contoured design that follows the natural curve of your hand. On top of that, its near-silent buttons help to reduce
by Steven Wong ·Posted 09/16/2022
Announcing the Presence Small Space Solution Kit from HP. Designed primarily for small meeting rooms and huddle spaces with groups of up to six participants, the kit helps streamline collaboration between teams by making long-distance virtual meetings feel closer. Comprising an HP Presence Mini Conferencing PC and a low-profile Presence Control module with a built-in voice conferencing speaker system, this kit allows you to
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 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 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 12/14/2022
If you want to make more content and spend less time complaining about your equipment, having a laptop that meets the needs of your creative workflow is critical. Fortunately, there is an incredible variety of laptop systems powered by Intel® 12th-Generation Intel® Core™ processors that fit almost any professional style, ranging from in-studio photo shoots to editing videos on location to capturing your masterful moves during a livestream. These CPUs stand out with a hybrid core design, which lets low-voltage Efficient cores handle background
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 Rebecca Melville ·Posted 07/17/2023
Fall is nearly upon us, which means many recent high school grads will soon be heading off to college. To help incoming freshmen thrive during their first year on campus, we’ve put together a list of useful computer tech we think will benefit them in and outside of the classroom. Essential: Laptop A good, reliable laptop is arguably the most important piece of computer gear a student can bring with them to college. Regardless of their field of study, students need a laptop that offers solid battery life and enough processing power to tackle
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
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 04/02/2021
For a Kansas-born Midwesterner, Austin Gilmore’s resume reads more like a “What do you want to be when you grow up?” wish list than an actual CV. His job history includes time as a TV and movie producer, actor, animator, author, board game designer, toy maker, and art director—just to name a few. He helped create the Emmy-winning TV miniseries, Hatfields & McCoys, produced the New York Times bestseller, The Explorers Guild, and toured the world as a band documentarian. On top of all that, Gilmore is a wildly talented illustrator. His new
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 11/12/2022
Building your own gaming PC can be an incredibly rewarding experience. From the excitement of picking out parts to the thrill of assembly, there’s nothing quite like it.  But despite its many dividends, building a PC from scratch remains a niche endeavor, its participation limited by the daunting nature of the task.  Fear not: though it might seem a formidable and overly complex task, building your own gaming PC is relatively straightforward. With the right info, a clear and well-thought-out concept, and proper guidance, anyone can do it.  
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted 10/10/2023
For digital photographers, a well-calibrated and accurate photography monitor is an indispensable tool for a solid practice. Whether you like to print your photos or share exclusively online, a photo monitor you can trust will make a big difference in how someone views your photographs, yourself included. Besides just helping to achieve accurate colors and contrast, a finely tuned monitor is also more enjoyable to work on and contributes to a seamless all-around workflow. When looking for a monitor, you should consider size and resolution as