Early Mac Pro 2008 vs. the Macbeast: Benchmarked

  As promised, here are some benchmarks, comparing the early 2008 Mac Pro with my new custom PC build, dubbed The MacBeast. Benchmarks were taken with GeekBench3 from PrimateLabs. First …

 
Building the Hackintosh Part 2: Installing Yosemite

  I love hotrods. Despite the fact that I’m ten thumbs when it comes to working on cars, I get the thrill from watching a souped-up vehicle get built and customized.  There’s just …

 
Building the Hackintosh: Part 1: Adding the GPU and SSD

Instead of waiting for Apple to make a coveted mini-tower, I opted to do the next best thing: make my own. A lot has changed in the PC space over …

 
Windows 10 is here: Now what?

Windows 10 is now three weeks old as a public release. Privacy concerns aside, Microsoft’s newest OS has been generally well received. But a solid operating system alone does not …

 
PCW Mailbag: What’s the Best Tablet for Pressure Sensitivity in Adobe Illustrator?

Time for another edition of the PC Weenies mailbag. Got a question related to digital drawing, tablets and the like? Ask away and I’ll do my best to answer. This …

 
The Windows 10 Start Menu from a Mac User’s Perspective

Here’s the thing. I thought I would absolutely detest the new Windows 10 Start Menu. I imagined the Live Tiles to be a nuisance and fully expected to delete them …