hardware

 
Read This Before You Buy a Wacom Intuos5 Tablet

Today, after barely a year’s worth of intermittent use, my Wacom Intuos5 medium sized tablet stopped working. After a series of tests connecting the device to both Mac and Windows …

 
Turning a Dead Macbook Pro into a Temporary Cable Holder

Last September, you may recall that my stalwart early 2008 model Macbook Pro died from a catastrophic video card failure within two days of purchasing my new 13″ Retina Macbook …

 
Review: Seatech Panasonic DVD drive

Contrary to what the folks in Cupertino might think, DVDs aren’t exactly dead just yet. At least not for me. I have stacks of films and concerts in DVD format. …

 
A Quick Look at Yiynova’s v2.0 Mac Drivers

If the recent interview with Yiynova’s founder Morris Wang is any indication, the market is about to get even more competitive and exciting in the digital drawing hardware space. Long …

 
How to Get the Most Out of Your Motorola Surfboard Cable Modem and an external WiFi Router

If you have a Motorola Surfboard cable modem and an external WiFi router, you may not be getting the most bang for your buck when it comes to your advertised …

 
How I Built a Standing Desk for Under $90

Health experts will tell you that sitting down at a desk all day is bad for your health. And I have a bad back to prove it. First, some background. …