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ThunderBay 4 RAID 5 Edition

If you’re unsure about adopting Thunderbolt technology for one reason or another, then wait no more. The need for speed is more important than ever to take advantage of your computer’s potential and, for storage, connectivity was often the weak link.

Flashpoint CL-500R LED Circular Light

Powerful, Compact LED Creating the right lighting environment for our subjects where there’s no natural light can generate a lot of heat, as well as electrical use from traditional fixtures. With the advent of LED (light emitting diode) lighting, these two issues simply go away. As an excellent addition to their CL-series LED panels, the [...]

HP ZBook 15 G2

New hardware is always great, but it can be tough to choose the right laptop when you need a lot of power on the road. If you prefer a Windows platform, the HP ZBook 15 G2 is an excellent choice, plus it offers connectivity options that are out of this world.

G-RAID with Removable Drives

There are a lot of external storage solutions with many different configurations available today. Depending on your specific needs, it’s no longer just about size and speed, but about connections and compatibility.

Exposure 6

New Features Make Images Look Handcrafted Bringing the analog film world to digital photography is what Exposure does for photographers. From discontinued (as most are) film emulation to push and pull effects and creative manipulation, Alien Skin continues to lead the pack with this latest update. Over time, I’ve reviewed each software version, and the [...]

ArcSoft Portrait+ 3

There’s so much software that chases Photoshop with regard to correcting and retouching photographs. The fine line between images that have been corrected almost undetectably and those that seem like unrealistic plastic surgery is often crossed. When it comes to faces, however, there’s an easy way to retouch with just a few clicks.

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