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Building a PC Part 2

Building a PC Part 2

Last week, we discussed choosing your parts for your PC based on your budget. If you missed it, go back and take a look at Part 1 of building a PC,  before reading further.  A  laundry list of PC parts were assembled together for this build.  Since all the required ...
Flashpoint DG600 Monolight Blue

Flashpoint DG600 Monolight Blue

Over the past couple of weeks I have been testing out the Flashpoint DG600 Moonlight Blue from Adorama.  The Flashpoint DG 600 has plastic case keeping the weight down, and the balance is better than most, as it does not seem front heavy.  The nice balance allows me...
Building a PC Part 1

Building a PC Part 1

  In my previous article, I discussed setting aside a budget and what were the your needs out of building your first PC. I also briefly touched on the parts needed to build my new edit station. However I really did not go into to much detail, so let’s begin with my...
Apple Rumors of a New MacPro

Apple Rumors of a New MacPro

There seems to be plenty of rumors abound of Apple introducing a new MacPro this spring, as they stop selling the current out of date model in the UK.  If this turns out to be true, then people editors will be excited to jump on board and update their old towers. I...
AJA T-Tap Review

AJA T-Tap Review

AJA Video Systems, a long established supplier of technological needs for the post-production industry, recently released a compact lightweight HD/SD-SDI / HDMI Thunderbolt enabled device known as the AJA T-Tap™. The AJA T-Tap is a small compact device that supports...
Initial Impressions of GoPro Hero 3 Black

Initial Impressions of GoPro Hero 3 Black

While on a business trip to San Diego CAlifornia, I was able to get my hands on a GoPro Hero 3 Black edition. I had been wanting one of these for some time. Plus while being stateside, I figured I could save a few dollars and pick up one there. The Go Pro Hero 3 Black...
Boinx Software FotoMagico 4 Review

Boinx Software FotoMagico 4 Review

Ever wanted to make a slide for a presentation, but always found the programs to do so were wither not powerful enough or just overkill. Well this is were FotoMagico 4 fits in. This tool was designed by photographers for photographers, from the company known as Boinx...
Tokyo Split Animator Review

Tokyo Split Animator Review

Over the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to work with a new plugin for FCPX called Tokyo Split Animator. This plugin is designed to work within FCPX providing you with a set of nineteen templates that go beyond your typical static split screen transitions...
Akitio Neutrino U3+ Enclosure Review

Akitio Neutrino U3+ Enclosure Review

Recently I got my hands on the Neutrino U3+ hard drive enclosure. It has a slim, compact compact design featuring a portable aluminum enclosure designed for 2.5″ SATA hard drives. The enclosure is super light, and has ports for both USB 3.0 and FW800 making it...
Updating My MacPro to a Nvidia GTX570

Updating My MacPro to a Nvidia GTX570

Recently Apple announced the new Macbook Pro Retina touting several new features. However what they failed to release was a long over due update to the MacPro line. Many professional editors were sadly disappointed by the “refresh” of the MacPros. This left many of...