by Mos Khan ·Posted 10/30/2023
Right before Halloween and during its "Scary Fast" event, Apple revealed the M3 family of desktop processors. The base M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max chips were all highlighted with significant improvements over the past two generations. To start, Apple has equipped the 14" and 16" MacBook Pros with various M3 options, while the
by Mos Khan ·Posted 06/05/2023
On Monday, June 5, 2023, Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) showcased a slate of brand-new hardware including a 15" MacBook Air, a Mac Studio with M2 Max, and the latest Apple silicon called M2 Ultra, which finds its way to both
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 
0 Views ·Posted 04/07/2022
The Apple Mac Studio with M1 Ultra Chip powers through workflows, including playback of 18 streams of 8K ProRes video, 8K rendering, encoding and decoding of H.264, HEVC, ProRes, and much more! Doug Guerra takes the Mac Studio through its paces, editing and exporting large files with DaVinci Resolve and Adobe Premiere Pro. Guerra also uses
443 Views ·Posted 01/30/2017
Ryan Earnhardt show us how the ROLI Blocks work.
383 Views ·Posted 06/24/2015
In the following video, B&H’s resident audio guru, Rob Rives, demonstrates the Arturia Virtual Collection 4, an amalgam of 13 of the company’s 64-bit virtual instruments. Rives runs through a handful of demos, giving you a taste of what some of the included virtual instruments’ capabilities, as well as how their sounds can complement each other while building a track. He also demonstrates some of the included presets
1,359 Views ·Posted 09/09/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives takes a look at the Alesis Control Hub MIDI interface, and shows how it might be integrated into your Mac or PC-based creative workflow. The video explores its MIDI I/O, as well as its functionality as a headphone amplifier for your computer. We illustrate some of the options for its 1/4" footswitch input, and its plug-and-play functionality. We hope you enjoy
257 Views ·Posted 06/12/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents an overview of the new Bitwig Studio Music Creation System. Rives explores some of the software’s key features, including the dual side-by-side arrangement and clip launcher views, VST sandboxing, Hybrid MIDI and Audio Tracks, Layered Editing, and Histogram editing. The video also examines Bitwig’s unique container effect routing system and some of the
1,430 Views ·Posted 03/24/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates the QCon Pro DAW controller from Icon Digital, and how it is capable of streamlining your workflow when tracking and mixing. The video explores the unit's compatibility and functionality with a variety of common DAWS such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and Ableton Live, including its mapped controls. Rives discusses how the QCon Pro's eight touch-sensitive, motorized faders can be used to control different
1,443 Views ·Posted 01/22/2014
The new Studio model is the largest of NI’s Maschine controllers and ships with the 2.0 version of the software. Featuring pads for playing drums and melodies, sequencing, sampling, effects, and an 8GB library of drum sounds, loops, and instruments.