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 …

 
Living with Windows 10: One Week Later

Last Thursday I installed Windows 10 on my custom built PC (aka The WinBeast). Over the past several days, I’ve recorded some notes and observations about Microsoft’s much lauded OS. …

 
Synergy: Keyboard and Mouse Sharing for Mac and Windows: Review

Sharing a single keyboard and mouse between different platforms used to require a lot of time, patience, and arcane voodoo. Happily, with Synergy, sharing one keyboard and pointing device has …