When you start getting into recording videos after time you will realize that most microphones on your digital camera or camcorder are not that great, especially if you want high quality audio. There are quite a few external microphone and digital recorders out there, but one of the most popular ones is the Zoom H1. The H1’s onboard microphones are configured in an X/Y pattern for stunning stereo imaging. Because both mics are arranged on the same axis, they are equidistant from the sound source for perfect localization and no phase shifting. The result is great stereo recordings with natural depth and accurate imaging. Read on the check out our unboxing and overview video.
Today we are unboxing a pretty cool product. Have you ever been traveling or somewhere with your laptop and thought to yourself, “I wish I had another monitor!”. I know that I have and I’m sure you have too! Many people have dual and triple display setups at home and as we all know they make you very productive. Going from that to a single screen laptop is hard. GeChic knows this and they have come up with the On-Lap 1301 Portable Monitor. This 13.3-inch screen is powered by USB and can be used with any device that has an HDMI or DVI connection. Read on to check out our overview and unboxing video!
Today we’ll be checking out a stylish USB 3.0 portable hard drive, by a company not known by many. The Silicone Power Diamond D10 series of portable hard drives are all equipped with USB 3.0 and use only a 2.5-inch hard drive. They’re available in multiple sizes and colors to fit most anybody’s need. The highly reflective coating and unique design isn’t something I’ve seen before in a portable hard drive, so read on further to find out more about it.
Over the past year we have seen a plethora of solid state drives. All of them are pretty much the same besides the memory chips used and the controller. All of them have been the smaller 2.5-inch form factor with the typical SATA connections. Today we have something a little different, how about a portable solid state drive. OCZ calls this drive the Enyo and it uses a super fast USB 3.0 connection. So you get all of the durability advantages of an internal solid state drive but you also get easy portability. Let’s take a look…
Laptop stands are always a good thing to have around. They making typing and using your laptop much easier but more importantly they place your laptop at an ergonomically-correct angle. I have quite a few laptop stands actually, but the thing that bothers me is that they take up so much space when you are traveling. Today we have a notebook stand that is extremely portable; it folds up for easy storage and traveling! It has quite a large price tag, let’s see if it’s worth it!
Sometimes when you’re on the go, electric outlets are either impossible to find or rarely available. Moreover, it’s dreadfully inconvenient to have to plug in when you could be moving, all because your power-hungry smartphone has a battery that lasts what seems like minutes. Enter mobile power packs, such as the Choiix Power Fort battery pack. It’s a small black box which has two purposes: charge your small electronics and double as a flashlight. ThinkComputers has the review.
These days with large file sizes and HD video a simple flash drive isn’t going to cut it when you are on the road or working off-location. Although who wants to carry around a large external hard drive and the power adapter that comes with it? This is where portable hard drives come in and we have one from LaCie today. The Rikiki portable USB drive is very small, requires only USB power, and has a very sleek aluminum exterior. Let’s see if it’s the perfect portable hard drive for you.
Portable storage is always something that is always important to a lot of people. They need something that can be carried around with them and does not use an external power source. This only leaves them with 2 options, a flash drive or a portable hard drive. Currently flash drives only go up to 64GB so if you are looking for more storage than that you are going to have to go with a portable hard drive. Today we are taking a look at the 320GB Seagate FreeAgent Go Portable Hard Drive. We will see if it is the perfect companion for traveling.