Posted by Gavin Gear on Apr 30, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
I recently blogged about AMD’s CrossFire technology and showed that in some cases you can get nearly twice the fps when running two AMD 7970 graphics cards together in CrossFire mode compared to a single 7970 card. In this post I’m joined by Larry Larsen who works with developers on the Channel 9 network. Larry shares a passion for technology and is a fellow Windows Enthusiast so I thought it...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Apr 26, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
The Razer Edge is a new kind of tablet: it’s a portable high-performance gaming PC and also a device that can morph into four different configurations. The Razer Edge has impressive performance specs and is optimized for hardcore PC gaming. In this article I’ll share some of my experiences with an early shipping Razer Edge Pro unit. It’s a tablet like no other!
Razer Edge Pro 10.1” Intel...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Apr 23, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
I recently got my hands on a Cyborg R.A.T. 9 mouse by MAD CATZ, and was curious to see what this unique pointing device would be like to use, and how it would look on my desk. When I opened the box, I literally exclaimed out loud: RAD! This is one cool looking mouse. I want you all to see it; so here are some pictures I took:
The MAD CATZ Cyborg R.A.T. 9 Gaming Mouse is a work of art –...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Apr 15, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
The NAB show (the biggest video/broadcast show in the world) is the best place to find out what’s coming for video and cinema technology. The new products and announcements at NAB 2013 present a new reality for video professionals: 4K DSLR video is here, affordable 4K cinema camera technology is a reality, and 6K production cinema cameras are here too. What’s more: 4K display technology is...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Apr 8, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
My first big experience with the Panasonic Toughbook H2 was to take it with me on an on/off road motorcycle trip (that story HERE). This was a great way to test the Toughbook H2 in real-world adverse conditions. The Toughbook H2 did great, but I felt I had more testing to perform. There were still some ruggedized capabilities that I wanted to try out with the H2 that I weren’t fully tested on...
Posted by Gavin Gear on Apr 3, 2013 in Windows Tips | Comments Off
I recently had the honor of hosting Ted Schilowitz (employee #1) from RED Digital Cinema on Microsoft’s Redmond campus. Ted presented a 4K technology showcase that included RED cameras, HP PCs with Windows post production tools, and a Windows 8 4K multi-mon setup run off a single AMD 7970 video card. Here is a picture of the 4K multi-display set-up from my lab during setup:
HP Z820 with AMD...
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