hardware

 
Enhancing an early 2008 Mac Pro: The GPU Upgrade

Despite the fact that the “cheese grater” Mac Pro has always been touted as an expandable device, one of my biggest frustrations with it has been the anemic selection of …

 
Using the Yiynova MSP19u tablet monitor: One Year Later

In January 2013, I placed an order and received the Yiynova MSP19u tablet monitor. In the days that followed, I wrote about my first impressions using the device. Having used …

 
There’s a New Cintiq Competitor in Town…

There’s a new tablet monitor in town. It’s priced at $389, looks sleek, and it’s available from Monoprice. It sounds too good to be true, right? Ray Frenden got his …

 
Bob Weiner’s Gift Giving Guide for the Art Geek in Your Life: 2013 Edition (Hardware)

Keep your favorite Art / Design Geek happy this holiday season with some handy hardware, tools, and apps vetted out by yours truly. Each of the items on this year’s …

 
My Mac Video Stream Setup

Once upon a time, I used to video stream my art making process. I did it for a few years, and all was well. And then I stopped. Why? Streaming …

 
Quick Drawing Tests with the Yiynova MSP19U

Below are some quick drawing tests using the Yiynova MSP19U. Smith Micro Manga Studio 5: Adobe Flash CS6: Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6: Adobe Photoshop CS6: I’m pleased to report that …