• Wedding Videographer: Yay or Nay

    by Katie Geiger, Director of Member Services - September 01, 2017 | Tags: ,

    As soon-to-be-weds, my fiancé and I have had many decisions to make over the past year: What’s our budget? Where are we going to get married? Who should we invite to the wedding? Who would we like in our wedding party? Who will make the cake? What food will we serve? Will we have a DJ or a band? Who will be our photographer? Will we hire a wedding videographer?

  • The Search for the Perfect Mouse

    by Eugene Foygelman, Production Coordinator - July 14, 2017 | Tags: ,

    When it comes to actually using your computer, the computer mouse is most people’s preferred method. Some might like to jump around with their keyboards, others have pens, and some use track pads (which are basically mice but worse).  When it comes to the PC universe there’s a large variety of mice, from extremely cheap basic ones with only three buttons to large expensive ones with a yacht-load of buttons. In the Apple computer sphere, there are a couple of options that work well, and then there’s the other PC mice that sort of work with a Mac. My rant is more about computer mice overall, and how the expensive price points sometimes don’t mean anything when it comes to the build quality, comfort, and control.

  • Newton City Hall goes HD!

    by Steve Russo, Director of Operations - June 02, 2017 | Tags: ,

    NewTV’s Government Department operates video equipment out of Newton City Hall to cover the government meetings. This month, City Hall received a high-definition equipment upgrade. The live and recorded broadcast is now in full HD. (You will need RCN to watch the live broadcast in HD). The original equipment had been in use for 10 years and did not meet modern broadcast standards. The new equipment consists of the following:

  • Hard Drive Comparison

    by Eugene Foygelman, Production Coordinator - May 05, 2017 | Tags: ,

    If you’ve ever looked for a new computer, whether Mac or PC, you may have seen some strange letters in the specs sheets: HDD, SSD, or SSHD. These are all different types of storage drives; here’s a quick rundown of what they are and which one is best.

  • How Much RAM is Enough?

    by Eugene Foygelman, Production Coordinator - February 24, 2017 | Tags: ,

    So you’re buying a new computer, be it a laptop or a desktop, and you’re looking to get the best bang for your buck. You might be at BestBuy or on Amazon (or on other websites) looking at the specs of your new companion, but you might not be entirely sure about what you need. The computer you’re looking at seems decent enough; it’s got a good processor, a nice screen, a large hard-drive, and a satisfactory graphics card, but then you see the RAM.

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