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Video editing is tough. Editing photography is tough. It's processor intensive, time intensive and resource intensive and if you're working to tight deadlines across multiple different projects sometimes one laptop or one desktop isn't enough. Working on two screens is a given, but often you'll find yourself working across two different computers.

How can you handle that in a time effective manner?

Might we suggest using a KVM sharing switch?

The Mac Pro is a beast, but to the chagrin of some hardcore panel lovers, it only has the grunt to support three 4K displays. That's no slouch, but of course, someone on YouTube had to see just how far it could go. The result? Six 4K screens attached to a powerful custom setup that can be replicated for your MacBook Pro or even a MacBook Air.

You can officially stop bragging about how fast your fancy new USB 3.0 flash drive is. At the Computex show in Taipei Intel was showing off this hacked together prototype of a dedicated Thunderbolt 128GB flash drive boasting data transfer speeds of 10 Gbit/s, or about twice as fast as USB 3.0's max. And now that Thunderbolt 2 has been introduced, waiting around for large files to copy to your flash drive could be a thing of the past.

Thunderbolt has arrived on the PC after being exclusive to the Macintosh platform for more than a year. With its promise of 10Gb/s‑per‑channel throughput, what self-respecting power user wouldn't opt for a Thunderbolt-based external backup solution? Well, before you get too excited, let's compare T-bolt point-by-point with its natural competitor, USB 3.0. After all, there's more to a technology than pure performance, as we found out.

Hug your monolithic tower one last time, because Asus is coming for it with its new range of Windows 8, all-in-one desktops. There are three fancy new models ranging from 21.5-inches right up to 27-inches of touch-based, Windows 8 laden goodness. Can the ET2701 slay your existing desktop?