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Autodesk Smoke 2015  ratingratingratingratingrating

09/15/2014 | Autodesk adds more features and lower subscription based pricing to Smoke 2015

Since May of this year, Autodesk has been shipping the highly anticipated update to its high-end post-production video editing suite, Smoke 2015 for Mac (Smoke 2015 Extension 1 will be released on October 22). The latest edit ...

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Crucial MX100 256GB SATA-3 SSD  ratingratingratingratingrating

09/11/2014 | Crucial shoots for performance and cost-effectiveness with MX100 series

While the price-per-gigabyte ratio for magnetic platter-based hard drives can't be beat, the speed that a SSD brings to the table for any computer is unmistakeable. The latest batch of SSDs have a variety of technological or ...

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Narrative Clip  ratingratingratingratingrating

09/09/2014 | Unobtrusive camera documents daily life, but photo quality, return rate needs improvement

With the advent of social media technology, people have been searching for new ways to share the events of their daily lives -- be it an exciting event or a normal day, there is a need to share words or pictures with friends. ...

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Blue's Mikey Digital  ratingratingratingratingrating

09/08/2014 | Big, rich sound from small package for Lightning-equipped devices

Blue Microphones, a company that makes some of the most popular digital USB microphones among podcasters and musicians, has for some time made a Mikey clip-in microphone for 30-pin iOS devices that significantly enhanced the ...

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Kanex KTU10 Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 and eSATA  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/30/2014 | Small adapter brings USB 3.0, eSATA to Thunderbolt computers

Apple has never been shy about funky ports -- first it was Apple Desktop Bus, and its own DIN-8 serial port. Following that came FireWire and the first widespread implementation of USB. USB and FireWire still exist in faster ...

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Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/30/2014 | Great control, quick DPI adjustments packaged with hybrid optical sensor

Selecting the correct gaming mouse comes down to finding a device that balances the needs of a user with a price they can afford. Often the features break down to styles of play, allowing manufacturers to design and market pe ...

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Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/29/2014 | Speaker doubles as a tablet stand, but offers weak bass, one control button

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in mind. While some manufacturers craft speakers with a shape that is specifically molded to ho ...

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Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/26/2014 | Home projector excels at 3D and bulb life, but has brightness issues and poor color presets

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the dinosaurs, in-home entertainment is an interesting beast these days. There are an overwhelming ...

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Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/20/2014 | Middle-of-the-road headphones offer comfort and long battery life, but odd controls, sound

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Bluetooth speakers are good in a large number of situations, in some places they just aren't pra ...

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Pure Jongo T2 wireless speaker  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/12/2014 | Entry level multi-room wireless system not so low-end

Multi-room audio compatibility is a key metric for wireless sound systems these days. The entry cost into a house-spanning system can be problematic for many buyers, with many mid-range systems costing many thousands of dolla ...

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Logitech Z213 multimedia speakers  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/11/2014 | Desktop 2.1 stereo speakers offer affordable, clear sound, but need more punch

Desktop computer speakers sit in a weird area of limbo: many consumers have forgone the era of desktop listening for the privacy and versatility of headphones. Others see their usefulness in work spaces, when large surround s ...

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iLuv SyrenPro outdoor Bluetooth speaker  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/10/2014 | Outdoor speaker provides stereo alternative, but suffers from distorted sound

While most Bluetooth speakers are meant to be portable or desktop solutions, some are made to be used outdoors. Many of these speakers either take up a large footprint or are ruggedized, depending on the use, but other times ...

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Samsung S27D390H 27-inch LED monitor  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/08/2014 | Samsung workhorse monitor delivers good color accuracy

Buzzwords and acronyms abound when talking about monitors. HDMI, DVI, HD, Full HD, 4K, and these just skim the surface. With the proliferation of super-high resolution computer monitors adding to the alphabet soup, there is a ...

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Logitech X300 mobile wireless speaker  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/07/2014 | Offers good sound, low price, but speaker is held back by battery, digital signal processing

Bluetooth speakers offer a wealth of choices for consumers, with sound and price often coming down to the main factors for a purchase. Sound needs to fit the requirements of the user, from those that seek crushing bass or a b ...

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Simple.tv  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/04/2014 | Home server replacement captures antenna, cable channels for viewing on most devices

For consumers trying to cut the cord and rely solely on the Internet for television entertainment, there are still some issues. Mainly, the problem is that local channels aren't accessible through existing streaming methods, ...

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SMS Audio Sync Sport on-ear headphones  ratingratingratingratingrating

08/01/2014 | Bass-heavy headphones provide sweat resistance during workout, lackluster sound

When hitting the gym or going out for a trail run, headphones can cause a number of problems. From the ear buds getting slimy with sweat or the ear cups not holding onto the user's head tightly enough, there are a bunch of i ...

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