M. Brett Smith

Brett lives in New York by way of Kansas City. He loves drones, fitness gadgets, and anything that takes him outdoors. No Wizard of Oz jokes, please. 

Latest Articles

1 week ago
In preparation for the upcoming release of the M.Zuiko 90mm f/3.5 Macro IS PRO lens, OM SYSTEM has released firmware updates for the E-M1 Mark II, E-M1 Mark III, E-M5 Mark III, E-M1X, and OM-5…
3 weeks ago
Earlier this year, Dell released the Latitude 9430 laptop, a follow-up to last year’s well-received 9420. On paper, the new model appears to be more of an incremental upgrade of its predecessor than an overhaul—which isn’t a bad thing considering the 9420’s popularity. To see just…
1 month ago
It’s been more than two years since the Oculus—er, Meta—Quest 2 debuted. Since then, a lot has happened; a lot of things have changed.   Above image: Created with Painting VR  Case in point: the Oculus Quest…
1 month ago
We at B&H are excited to announce our partnership with the 2023 OUTSIDERS Photography Conference, to be held in person March 3-5, in Kanab, Utah. Virtual tickets are also available. Geared toward landscape, wildlife, and nature photographers of all backgrounds and abilities, this conference will provide attendees with three days of valuable instruction…
1 month ago
Although the brand is best known for its gaming laptops, MSI has gained additional prominence lately, thanks to its nascent line of business laptops. Case in point: the aptly named Summit E16 Flip, a 2-in-1…
1 month ago
The Unistellar eVscope 2 isn’t a conventional telescope. The second-gen reflector belongs to the nascent-but-burgeoning category of “smart” telescopes, which forgo many of the design elements of traditional scopes and replace them with more sophisticated components, such as a built-in camera…
1 month ago
It's holiday season, and if you're reading this on any kind of electronic device (shout out to everyone who still subs my handwritten newsletter, btw), you likely know someone who either is or is interested in becoming a vlogger or mobile content creator. If said creator or aspiring vlogger is on your holiday shopping list and you're not quite sure what to get them, fear not, for we have put…
2 months ago
Earlier this year, Crucial added a 4TB storage option to its popular X8-series of external SSDs. Like the other storage options in the X8 lineup, the 4TB model promises fast transfer times, a slim, sturdy design, and enough storage to hold a small library’s worth of data. To see whether…
2 months ago
The best camera stabilizer helps you capture smooth, shake-free footage regardless of what you're shooting or where. To achieve this level of stabilization, a camera stabilizer often utilizes a combination of motion-detecting algorithms and brushless motors to counteract unwanted movements…
2 months ago
Shopping for a drone pilot this holiday season and not sure what to get them? Fear not. We put together this shopping list of must-have accessories for the drone-lover in your life. Enjoy! Spare Parts Piloting a drone can be as exciting as it is perilous. Trees, waterfalls, rocks: They’re fun to fly around, but a total bummer (and sometimes catastrophic) to fly into. To avoid a premature and…
2 months ago
The holidays are here, which means it’s time to unfurl those shopping lists, unfreeze your credit cards, and cast aside any concerns about cost or consequence. However, if you’re not feeling so cavalier with your capital—fear not. We’ve compiled a list of 50 great gifts, all under $50. We’re talking stocking stuffers, high-quality bargain-buys, and all-around great gear for a price that won’t…
2 months ago
With its global market share now approaching eighty percent, DJI is the undisputed leader when it comes to consumer drones. However, despite widespread recognition and its dominant market standing, many consumers don’t realize DJI’s product line goes well beyond its unmanned flyers. For those understandably unaware…
2 months ago
When it comes to choosing the best laptop, there really isn't a "one-size-fits-all" solution. After all, different users have different wants, different needs, so narrowing down the field into a single perfect choice is impossible. However, what we can do it to choose the best laptop by user type and application—which is exactly what we did. From…
2 months ago
The best action camera head mount and accessories allows users to capture footage from new and unique perspectives. Whether it's the exhilirating first-person footage you can only get from an action camera head mount or the once-in-a-lifetime selfie you capture using a wrist strap, action camera mounts add a whole…
3 months ago
Now, more than ever, a reliable Internet connection is critically important. For the millions of people working from home, the ability to do their job literally depends on it. The same is true for remote learners, virtual socializers, gamers, or anyone who wants to stream a Netflix series or two. Without a good Internet connection, those things aren’t possible—which is why you need a good…