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New Rugged Samsung Memory Cards for Creators

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Samsung PRO Plus and EVO Plus cards

Samsung have announced a new series of memory cards, SD cards to be specific, aimed at content creators and photographers/videographers. The news series, actually two, are: PRO Plus and EVO plus: Both classes of cards are UHS-I U3 cards, and they have been designed for photographers/videographers, content creators in mind. These new cards have been […]

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AP to use Sony Cameras Only

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Sony Alpha camera

The Associated Press, one of the most prestigous news agencies, and one of the biggest as well, have announced their cooperation with Sony Imaging. What this means is that from now, The Associated Press photographers and videographers will be solely supplied with cameras by Sony Imaging. And this applies to photographers all around the world. […]

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Photo & Video Editing on Microsoft Surface Pro (5)?

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After Effects and Premier Pro on Microsoft Surface Pro

One of the very common questions I see people asking everyone, including a variety of communities and groups is a question of what computer to use for photo and video editing – in this case, being an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor – I’ll be using Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop. Let me […]

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New H.266 Codec to Reduce File Size by 50%

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The company that helped develop H.264 and H.265 codecs, Fraunhofer, developed a new codec together with Sony, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, namely H.266. The new H.266 codec is said to reduce the file size as much as by half – that’s 50% of the original file size. This will allow video files to be much smaller […]

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400TB Tape Media Drive from Fujifilm

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When we think about storing data nowadays, tape media is probably the last thing you would think about. I mean everyone’s gone digital, right? We as consumers have definitely gone digital but not as much when it comes to archiving data. However, tape data is what is being used for data storage. It’s a critical […]

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Video Editing Software in Hollywood

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Non-Linear editing has been around for almost fifty years. However, it hasn’t been common for many years until almost the nineties. The first film/show edited using an NLE was “Still the beaver” tv show in 1986. Nowadays, there’s so much choice of NLEs but there are a few which are the most popular and commonly […]

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New Surface Pro 7 announced

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Microsoft announced a new awaited Surface Pro – Surface Pro 7. One of the main awaited features was whether Microsoft would finally add a USB-C port (even last year’s Surface Pro 6 only has one standard USB port and no USB-C) and it looks like Microsoft didn’t disappoint at the Surface event yesterday. Design-wise, the […]

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Beware fake memories

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Samsung Bar plus usb drive

Buying electronic goods is tricky nowadays. How do you know that what you’re buying is real and not a fake? They all look so similiar and in many cases almost the same. Often you buy something and you won’t even notice that it’s not a real thing because it looks so genuine. Here’s an example. […]

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Fujifilm XF 16-80mm coming in September

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Fujifilm XF16-80mm

Fujifilm have finally officially announced the arrival of a highly anticipated standard zoom lens – Fujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR. The new standard zoom has been anticipated for a long time, since Fujifilm announced it in their lens road map, as this may be for many of us a perfect standard zoom lens. […]

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Super Fast portable SSDs from Lexar

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Lexar portable ssd

Lexar has announced three super fast and super small portable SSDs – Lexar Professional SL100 series. They’re so tiny they’ll fit in any pocket, they measure just 55 x 73mm. And they’re super fast. According to Lexar they can reach speeds of up to 950 MB/s (read speed) and up to 900 MB/s (write speed)! […]