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Gear / Product Review
The G Spot of Primary Storage? G-Technology’s G-RAID Drives Reviewed
Tuesday, January 21st2014

The G Spot of Primary Storage? G-Technology’s G-RAID Drives Reviewed

I recently reviewed G-Technology's dual-disk G-RAID drives. I think you'll find my review straightforward and useful as I take a closer look at these massive external arrays...

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HP’s Hot New ZBooks, Workstations and Displays
Thursday, September 12th2013

HP’s Hot New ZBooks, Workstations and Displays

I’m always interested when it comes time for HP to show a batch of new workstations. While others are excited to know what is happening in tablets and smartphones, workstations are part of what I need to keep up to date with so I can do my job. HP’s Z series of workstations lead the […]

Gear / Product Review
Checking Out Autodesk’s Entertainment Creation Suite 2014
Monday, August 19th2013

Checking Out Autodesk’s Entertainment Creation Suite 2014

Come along as we take a look at some of the enhancements and new features in Autodesk's Entertainment Creation Suite 2014.

Craft / Article
Wednesday, July 24th2013

Power and Affordability: HP Drops New, Less Expensive Workstations and Displays

While some creatives can get by with today's more powerful laptops, most full-time professionals rely on workstations. Read how HP will soon deliver potent workstations and top-quality monitors for a lot less than you'd imagine...

Craft / Product Review
Making the Grade the Easy Way: SpeedLooks by LookLabs
Tuesday, July 16th2013

Making the Grade the Easy Way: SpeedLooks by LookLabs

Can color grading be made simpler? That's what SpeedLooks proposes. Joe Herman takes a look at how this collection of 3D LUTs by LookLabs might just give your production a big budget feel without a master colorist to grade it…

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Adorama Hosts One Day “NAB Spin-off”
Tuesday, April 30th2013

Adorama Hosts One Day “NAB Spin-off”

B&H Photo has had a division that sells to the pro production and post industry for years now. Adorama must see room for another retailer, as they're launching this show, which seems centered mainly on cameras...

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Create Web Comics with SmithMicro’s MotionArtist
Tuesday, March 19th2013

Create Web Comics with SmithMicro’s MotionArtist

Recently, I had a chance to check out SmithMicro’s MotionArtist app which you can use to easily create professional looking online comics, complete with animation and powered by the latest in HTML 5 code...

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Looking Back on Twenty Years of After Effects
Wednesday, February 27th2013

Looking Back on Twenty Years of After Effects

After Effects, one of the most important tools in every motion graphics artist and compositor's toolkit, turns twenty this year! In this article, Joe Herman looks back at his years with the innovative program which he has used practically from the beginning.

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Manga Studio 5: Powerful Software for Comic Creation
Wednesday, January 30th2013

Manga Studio 5: Powerful Software for Comic Creation

Smith Micro's Manga Studio 5, just released, is a great tool for creating all sorts of comic books or graphic novels. Join Joe Herman for a closer look at this powerful yet affordable software…

Gear / Product Review
A Look at SpeedGrade: Professional Color Grading within Adobe Creative Suite 6
Monday, January 14th2013

A Look at SpeedGrade: Professional Color Grading within Adobe Creative Suite 6

SpeedGrade is an important and welcome addition to Adobe's Creative Suite. Find out the details of this versatile color grading app in this review by Joe Herman.