RedShark News - Technology & Computing Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:57:11 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb VR is happening now, and we're ready for it,-and-we-re-ready-for-it,-and-we-re-ready-for-it Virtual Reality

RedShark is going to be right there for the VR revolution.

  • VR
  • AR
  • Virtual Reality
  • augmented reality
  • Oculus Rift
  • Morpheus
  • Kinect
    David Shapton Technology & Computing Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:00:00 +0000
    4K makes footage from the ISS even more incredible The new Urthecast UHD camera on the ISS

    As you know, we do enjoy a bit of space-related eye-candy here at RedShark, but NASA (and others) have just raised the bar impressively with the introduction of 4K imagery.

    • NASA
    • ISS
    • space photography
    • Urthecast
      Andy Stout, European Editor Technology & Computing Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000
      Here's why our cameras and computers keep getting better Blackmagic URSA Mini

      It's the almost unbelievable rate of progress in processor power that's brought us today's cameras. Without it, we'd be living in the Seventies

      • Moore's law
      • Moore
      • Processors
      • Intel
      • iPhone
      • Digital video
      • digital cameras
        RedShark News Staff Technology & Computing Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000
        What's the difference between Consumer and Pro graphics cards? Pro or consumer GPUs?

        This article was first published two years ago so some of the information is old. But it's a question that keeps getting asked, and it's a great article - so we thought we'd publish it again. How do you choose between consumer and pro graphics cards? Low cost and high performance are compelling with the lower-end products, but compatability and support are better with the professional versions. Oren Payton explores this in depth

        • GPU
        • Graphics
        • Graphics card
        • Nvidia
        • Quadro
        • AMD
        • Computer
        • Workstation
          Guest Author Technology & Computing Fri, 26 Jun 2015 15:00:00 +0000
          Is 4K twice or four times as good as HD? Is 4K 2 or 4x better than HD?

           Another chance to read: Don't confuse pixel numbers with resolution!

          • 4K
          • Resolution
          • 4K resolution
          • 2K
            David Shapton Technology & Computing Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:00:00 +0000
            Digital makes everything faster, right?,-right,-right What happened to time

            Where did all the time go?

            • Shooting ratio
            • Film
            • digital
            • digital camera
            • Workflow
            • Grading
            • time
              David Shapton Technology & Computing Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:43:00 +0000
              Enjoy your digital films and videos while you can... before they disappear Your data - including your films - will fade away

              This is a hot topic, so we're giving you another chance to read this: If we don't do something fast, all of our digital films and videos will disappear in just a few years

              • Storage
              • backup
              • archive
              • longevity
              • vint cerf
              • tcp/ip
              • Google VP
              • Google Vice President
                David Shapton Technology & Computing Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:00:00 +0000
                OWC’s upcoming USB-C Dock provides all the connectivity you’ll need...hopefully’s-upcoming-usb-c-dock-provides-all-the-connectivity-you’ll-need-hopefully’s-upcoming-usb-c-dock-provides-all-the-connectivity-you’ll-need-hopefully Pre-production mock-ups of the OWC USB C-Dock

                Worried about managing with the bold, new single-port connectivity of the 2015 Macbook? OWC might have just the product for you: a USB-C Dock with 11 ports for as much connectivity as you can use.

                • OWC
                • USBC
                • Docks
                • Macbook
                • 2015 Macbook
                  RedShark News Staff Technology & Computing Thu, 18 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000
                  How to design SSD-based PC video workstations - Part two: using SSDs How to design SSD-based PC video workstations - Part two: using SSDs

                  Part one of this examination of SSD technology touched on the differences between various types of NAND flash and the impact that SLC, MLC and TLC (3-cell MLC) NAND flash has on pricing. In part two, Guest Author, Leo Waldock, details the next step: coming up with some solid guidelines for selecting a suitable SSD for your workstation.

                  • solid state drives
                  • SSD
                  • Leo Waldock
                  • Workstation
                  • Desktop
                  • laptop
                  • Flash
                  • SanDisk
                  • Intel
                  • Samsung
                    Guest Author Technology & Computing Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:00:00 +0000
                    Why not have a single connector for everything on a camera? USB type C for cameras

                    The new, reversible, USB "C" connector opens up the possibility of a single connector for everything

                    • USB C
                    • USB Type C
                    • Thunderbolt
                    • HDMI
                      David Shapton Technology & Computing Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000