Anime Studio Pro

Scott R. Garrigus'  NewTechReview - Free new technology news, reviews, tips and techniques!
only search NewTechReview

 

Sign up for the free NewTechReview new technology newsletter!
Welcome to NewTechReview! Free new technology newsletter!

Start putting the new tech pizzazz back into your Inbox with our monthly e-mail newsletter! Every issue is FREE, fun, and definitely informative.


Please enter your
e-mail address here:

[About Your Privacy]

 

Each monthly issue provides free new technology news, reviews, tips and techniques. As an added bonus, you get access to newsletter back issues so you don't have to miss all the great information that has already been published.

You also get the chance to win free products from brand-name manufacturers!

Sign up Today!
Already a reader? See what's new here at NewTechReview...

Sign up for the free NewTechReview new technology newsletter!
Please enter your
e-mail address here:

[About Your Privacy]



     • Home
     • CoolTechShop
     • Deals
     • Articles
     • Downloads (Free Software)
     • Videos
     • Newsletter (FREE)
     • Recommend
     • Read the News
     • Read the Reviews
     • Read Past Issues
     • Sign up for Contests
     •  RSS Feed


Learn to master your music software... Sonar 1 and 2, Sound Forge 4.5 and 5 and 6, Cakewalk Plasma, Home Studio 2002 and 9, Music Creator 2002, Guitar Studio 2, Pro Audio 9. Click here to visit the Power Books web site!

RSS Feed for NewTechReview - What is RSS?
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Toshiba Tecra A50 Laptops for Small Business
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Toshiba Expands SMB Offering with New Windows 10 Ready Laptop - New 15.6-inch Tecra A50 LaptopsToshiba’s Business Solutions Division (BSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced a new laptop designed to meet the varying needs of small to mid-sized businesses. Designed, engineered and manufactured by Toshiba, the Tecra® A50 represents the expansion of Toshiba’s SMB lineup. The Tecra A50 is Windows 10-ready1 and offers the performance of an enterprise-class PC and the essential productivity and security features business users need at an affordable price point.

“Small and mid-sized business need more enterprise-class features and performance than ever before, but for a low total cost of ownership,” said Carl Pinto, vice president of marketing and engineering, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Business Solutions Division. “Our line of SMB products not only delivers powerful, secure devices that each meet the varying needs of this segment, but are now Windows 10-ready, enabling businesses and IT departments to take advantage of the new platform as soon as they are ready...”

Continue reading: Toshiba Expands SMB Offering with New Windows 10 Ready Laptop - New 15.6-inch Tecra A50 Laptops in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection on Blu-ray and Digital HD in AugustWalt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection available Early on Digital HD/Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on August 11, 2015 Bring It Home on Blu-ray™ on August 18, 2015.

Fans Can Now Enjoy The In-Home Debuts of the Beloved Animated Shorts “Frozen Fever,” “Lorenzo,” and “Tick Tock Tale.” Also includes Academy Award®-Winning Animated Shorts “Feast” (2014) and “Paperman” (2012), Special Filmmaker Introductions and More!

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes an extraordinary new collection of award-winning and beloved short films featuring Disney's Frozen Fever, starring Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sven and Kristoff, and the Oscar®-nominated Lorenzo (Best Animated Short, 2004). The Short Films Collection includes contemporary shorts starring classic characters, such as the groundbreaking 2013 Mickey Mouse cartoon, Get A Horse! And the holiday treat Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa, as well as celebrated Oscar winners Paperman (2012) and Feast (2014). Enjoy them together for the first time in this must-own collection with all-new extras including an inside look at the Disney Animation shorts, featuring introductions and interviews with the acclaimed filmmakers themselves...

Continue reading: Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection on Blu-ray and Digital HD in August in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
The Astrophotography Manual
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

The Astrophotography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Space Imaging from Focal PressFocal Press has published The Astrophotography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Space Imaging.

Capturing the serene beauty of planets, stars, and celestial bodies is both fine art and scientific discovery. Fascinating, challenging, and extremely rewarding, astrophotography is a pursuit that is greatly enhanced by gaining access to the type of detailed instruction this book offers, with charts, tables, over (number of TK) images, and real-life troubleshooting advice in detailed case studies.

The Astrophotography Manual is for those astrophotographers who wish to swiftly move beyond using standard SLR cameras and Photoshop, and who are ready to create beautiful images of nebulas, galaxies, clusters, and the solar system...

Continue reading: The Astrophotography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Space Imaging from Focal Press in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Sams Teach Yourself iOS 8 Application Development in 24 Hours, 6th Edition
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Sams Teach Yourself iOS 8 Application Development in 24 Hours, 6th Edition from SamsSams has published Sams Teach Yourself iOS 8 Application Development in 24 Hours, 6th Edition. In just 24 sessions of one hour each, learn how to build powerful applications for today’s hottest handheld devices: the iPhone and iPad! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master every skill and technology you need, from setting up your iOS development environment to building great user interfaces, sensing motion to writing multitasking applications. Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success!

* Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common iOS development tasks.
* Quizzes and Exercises help you test your knowledge.
* By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
* Did You Know? tips show you easier ways to perform tasks.
* Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them...

Continue reading: Sams Teach Yourself iOS 8 Application Development in 24 Hours, 6th Edition from Sams in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Numerical Algorithms: Methods for Computer Vision
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Numerical Algorithms: Methods for Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Graphics from CRC PressCRC Press has published Numerical Algorithms: Methods for Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Graphics.

Numerical Algorithms: Methods for Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Graphics presents a new approach to numerical analysis for modern computer scientists. Using examples from a broad base of computational tasks, including data processing, computational photography, and animation, the textbook introduces numerical modeling and algorithmic design from a practical standpoint and provides insight into the theoretical tools needed to support these skills.

The book covers a wide range of topics—from numerical linear algebra to optimization and differential equations—focusing on real-world motivation and unifying themes. It incorporates cases from computer science research and practice, accompanied by highlights from in-depth literature on each subtopic. Comprehensive end-of-chapter exercises encourage critical thinking and build students’ intuition while introducing extensions of the basic material...

Continue reading: Numerical Algorithms: Methods for Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Graphics from CRC Press in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 22nd Edition
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 22nd Edition from Que PublishingQue has published Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 22nd Edition. For more than 25 years, Upgrading and Repairing PCs has been the world’s #1 guide to PC hardware: The single source for reliable information on how PCs work, troubleshooting and fixing problems, adding hardware, optimizing performance, and building new PCs. This 22nd edition offers beefed-up coverage of the newest hardware innovations and maintenance techniques, plus more than two hours of new video.

Scott Mueller delivers practical answers about PC processors, mother-boards, buses, BIOSes, memory, SSD and HDD storage, video, audio, networks, Internet connectivity, power, and much more. You’ll find the industry’s best coverage of diagnostics, testing, and repair—plus cutting-edge discussions of improving PC performance via overclocking and other techniques.

Mueller has taught thousands of professionals in person and millions more through his books and videos—nobody knows more about keeping PCs running perfectly. Whether you’re a professional technician, a small business owner trying to save money, or a home PC enthusiast, this is the only PC hardware book you need...

Continue reading: Upgrading and Repairing PCs, 22nd Edition from Que Publishing in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
The Scrumban [R]Evolution
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

The Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban from Addison-WesleyAddison-Wesley Professional has published The Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban. Create Thriving, High-Performing Teams and Organizations with Scrumban.

Scrumban allows you to use Kanban as a catalyst for increasingly valuable changes to your existing software development processes, amplifying and expanding upon Scrum’s benefits. Now, there’s a definitive guide to Scrumban that explains what it is (and isn’t), how and why it works, and how to use it to improve both team and organizational performance.

Comprehensive, coherent, and practical, The Scrumban [R]Evolution will help you incrementally apply proven Lean/Agile principles to get what matters most: pragmatic, bottom-line results. Pioneering Scrumban coach Ajay Reddy clarifies Scrumban’s core concepts and principles, and illuminates their application through real-life examples. He takes you from the absolute basics through sustainable adoption, and from choosing metrics to advanced forecasting and adaptive management...

Continue reading: The Scrumban [R]Evolution: Getting the Most Out of Agile, Scrum, and Lean Kanban from Addison-Wesley in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Exam Ref 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Exam Ref 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions from Microsoft PressMicrosoft Press has published Exam Ref 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions.

Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-534--and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of Microsoft Azure solution design and architecture. Designed for experienced IT pros ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the Microsoft Specialist level.

Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives:

* Describe Microsoft Azure infrastructure and networking
* Help secure resources
* Design an application storage and data access strategy...

Continue reading: Exam Ref 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions from Microsoft Press in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
The Game Narrative Toolbox
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

The Game Narrative Toolbox from Focal PressFocal Press has published The Game Narrative Toolbox. Learn how to create compelling game storylines.

Four experienced narrative designers from different genres of game development have banded together to create this all-inclusive guide on what it's like to work as a writer and narrative designer in the videogame industry. From concept to final testing, The Game Narrative Toolbox walks readers through what role a narrative designer plays on a development team and what the requirements are at every stage of development.

Drawing on real experiences, authors Tobias Heussner, Toiya Finley, Ann Lemay, and Jennifer Hepler provide invaluable advice for writing compelling player-centered stories and effective dialogue trees in order to help readers make the switch from prose- or screen- writing to interactive. Accompanying every chapter are exercises that allow the reader to develop their own documentation, outlines, and game-dialogue samples for use in applying for industry jobs or developing independent projects...

Continue reading: The Game Narrative Toolbox from Focal Press in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
ESCOBAR: PARADISE LOST on Blu-ray and DVD
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

ESCOBAR: PARADISE LOST arrives on Blu-ray and DVD October 6th from Anchor Bay EntertainmentThe critically acclaimed Escobar: Paradise Lost, written and directed by Andrea Di Stefano, and starring Academy Award® winner Benicio Del Toro (Traffic) and Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games franchise), arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD October 6th from Anchor Bay Entertainment. An official selection of the 2014 Telluride Film Festival and 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, Escobar: Paradise Lost is an absorbing fictionalized drama based on notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar’s last reining days in Colombia.

Young surfer Nick (Hutcherson) thinks all his dreams have come true when he goes to visit his brother in Colombia. Against an idyllic backdrop of blue lagoons and white beaches, he falls madly in love with Maria (Claudia Traisac,“Cuentame”). It all seems perfect until he meets her uncle, the famous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar (Del Toro) and he finds his life is on the line when he’s pulled into the dangerous world of the family business. Escobar: Paradise Lost also stars...

Continue reading: ESCOBAR: PARADISE LOST arrives on Blu-ray and DVD October 6th from Anchor Bay Entertainment in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Tremors 5: Bloodlines on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Tremors 5: Bloodlines on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 6th from Universal PicturesA deadly threat resurfaces halfway around the world when giant, man-eating worms attack a South African wildlife park in the sci-fi comedy, Tremors 5: Bloodlines, available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 6, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Michael Gross (“Family Ties,” “Suits,”) returns as Graboid hunter extraordinaire Burt Gummer, with Jamie Kennedy (“The Cleveland Show,” Scream franchise) as his new tech-savvy second-in-command, in this all-new adventure. The latest chapter of the franchise known for its campy humor and voracious monsters features thrilling new special effects, 25 minutes of bonus features; extended scenes and outtakes, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film.

The stakes are raised for survivalist Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) in his most dangerous monster hunt yet. When Gummer’s hired to capture a deadly Assblaster terrorizing South Africa, he and his new sidekick, Travis Welker (Jamie Kennedy), find themselves in a battle to the death...

Continue reading: Tremors 5: Bloodlines on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 6th from Universal Pictures in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
GOLDEN SHOES on DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

GOLDEN SHOES arrives on Digital HD from Starz Digital Sept. 25 and on DVD and On Demand Oct. 6 from Anchor Bay EntertainmentWritten and directed by Lance Kawas (Fractured), Golden Shoes, the Dove-family-approved movie for ages 12+, arrives on Digital HD from Starz Digital Sept. 25 and on DVD and On Demand Oct. 6 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Christian Koza (Fractured) overcomes numerous obstacles to achieve his dream of becoming a great soccer player in this inspirational film, also starring Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers), Eric Roberts (The Dark Night, “Heroes”), David DeLuise (“The Wizards of Waverly Place”), talk show host Montel Williams, Aedin Mincks (“A.N.T. Farm”), with Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill Vol. 1, Independence Day) and John Rhys-Davies (The Lord of the Rings franchise, Raiders of the Lost Ark).

As long as he could remember, eight-year-old Christian Larou (Christian Koza) dreamed of being a great soccer player like his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo. When his father is deployed to Afghanistan and his mother is hospitalized, he pours himself into the game he loves. With the help of some very special shoes, can Christian lead his team to the championship, inspire an entire nation, and bring his family together again?...

Continue reading: GOLDEN SHOES arrives on Digital HD from Starz Digital Sept. 25 and on DVD and On Demand Oct. 6 from Anchor Bay Entertainment in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Television and Radio Announcing, 12th Edition
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Television and Radio Announcing, 12th Edition from RoutledgeRoutledge has published Television and Radio Announcing, 12th Edition. Focuses on new developments in media announcing.

The digital revolution has significantly changed broadcast technology. The 12th edition of Television and Radio Announcing reflects new trends in the field, such as the reconfiguration of electronic media production practices and distribution models. The internet and social media have opened up new access to production and new methods of distribution, such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and podcasts. The 12th edition addresses the realities of students who live in this new era.

This text is available in a variety of formats – print and digital. Check your favorite digital provider for your eText, including CourseSmart, Kindle, Nook, and more.

Learning Goals:...

Continue reading: Television and Radio Announcing, 12th Edition from Routledge in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
BROKEN HORSES on DVD and Digital HD
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

BROKEN HORSES debuts on DVD and Digital HD September 1st from Sony PicturesSet in the shadows of the turbulent American-Mexican border, the gritty, epic thriller BROKEN HORSES debuts on DVD and Digital HD Sept. 1 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Internationally-acclaimed Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra makes his English-language directorial debuts with the action-packed drama about two brothers who reunite in a turbulent town on the Mexican border. BROKEN HORSES stars Vincent D’Onofrio (Jurassic World), Anton Yelchin (Star Trek franchise), Chris Marquette (Fanboys), María Valverde (Exodus: Gods and Kings), Thomas Jane (Into the Grizzly Maze), Sean Patrick Flanery (The Boondock Saints) and Maria Valverde (Exodus: Gods and Kings). Bonus materials include 13 featurettes that take viewers in-depth into the behind-the-scenes making of BROKEN HORSES.

Synopsis: Jacob (Anton Yelchin) returns to his desolate hometown and discovers that his child-like brother, Buddy (Chris Marquette) is working for a notorious gang. The gang’s ruthless boss (Vincent O’Onofrio) has exploited Buddy’s simple mind and manipulated him into becoming a merciless killer. Jacob realizes the only way to save Buddy is to take down the gang from within. Broken Horses is a gritty, epic thriller about bonds of brotherhood, laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence...

Continue reading: BROKEN HORSES debuts on DVD and Digital HD September 1st from Sony Pictures in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)
 Add the NewTechReview Blog to your Technorati Favorites
Uniden Wireless DVR HDD Video Surveillance System
Posted by Scott R. Garrigus

Uniden Launches First Fully Integrated Wireless DVR Video Surveillance System for Home and Small BusinessUniden America Corp. has unveiled the Uniden Wireless DVR HDD (WDVR), the first fully integrated wireless DVR video surveillance system designed specifically for DIY small business and homeowners. The Uniden WDVR is available for sale exclusively through the Apple® Online Store for $499, or via the Uniden website.

The WDVR sets a new benchmark in security, as it is the only wireless DVR video surveillance system that offers simple and fast setup with intelligent, state-of-the-art capabilities to monitor homes or businesses from the palm of users’ hands via the Uniden WDVR mobile app.

Featuring two dual-motion-sensor cameras with built-in microphones, one terabyte hard drive system that holds 120+ days of video recording capacity, and wireless camera transmission up to 500 feet complete with LED night vision, the WDVR delivers an unparalleled video surveillance experience...

Continue reading: Uniden Launches First Fully Integrated Wireless DVR Video Surveillance System for Home and Small Business in News. - Comments (Reply To Topic)

Next > Last >

NewTechReview: RSS Feed | CoolTechShop | Deals | Articles | Downloads (Free Software) | Videos |
Newsletter (FREE) | Issues | News | Reviews | Recommend | Contest

SRG Sites: DigiFreq | Power Books | NewTechReview

Copyright © 2015 by Scott R. Garrigus. All Rights Reserved. --- Privacy Policy  

NewTechReview is for informational purposes only. - Disclosure Statement