27″ iMac and HP ZR2740w 27″ Monitor First Impressions

iMac

I picked up a new 27″ iMac a couple weeks ago when B&H dropped the price of the previous generation iMac by $300. Specifically, I bought the 3.2GHz Core i5 unit with a nVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX 1GB GPU. I paired the iMac with a HP ZR2740w 27″ IPS display.

After using it for a couple weeks, I thought I would take a few minutes to share my thoughts on my new setup. I figured this would be an appropriate time since we have an active “Mac or PC” thread going on over on our Facebook page now.

I am generally not an early adopter. In fact, I often purchase a product near the end of its market life cycle (there are exceptions though – e.g., the 5D Mark II). This has worked well for me with Mac desktops and laptops over the years for a couple of reasons. [Read more…]

 

HP Cameras and Camcorders at PMA 2010

HP CW450t

HP has announced several new products at PMA 2010 – the HP CW450, PW550z, SW450, CW450t and PW460t point and shoot cameras, as well as the V1020h, V5061u and V5560u camcorders.  All of these new cameras are budget-friendly and range in price from $99 to $199.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]

HP Digital Imaging News from Photokina

HP today announced the newest additions to its digital photography portfolio, designed to empower customers to do more with their digital assets across the printing ecosystem at retail, online or at home.

The technologies are being demonstrated in the HP booth in Hall 4.1 at Photokina 2008, one of the world’s largest photography tradeshows for consumers, professionals and retailers. [Read more…]