hardware

 
The Care and Destruction of Old Hard Drives

Getting rid of old, non-functional hard drives should be easy. But I have a swath of old internal and external drives sitting on my closet shelf that say otherwise. I’ve …

 
Field testing the Yiynova P2X stylus

It’s difficult to really understand the impact of a product when you’ve had it for only a few hours. I tested the Yiynova P2X Premium stylus for a solid week …

 
Extending the Life of your Cheese Grater Mac Pro

I tend to use my computers until they are no longer usable. (I’m the same way with cars.) Over the years, I have configured my nearly 7 year old “cheese-grater” …

 
Enter: The New Yiynova P2X stylus

A week back, Yiynova sent me the second generation stylus (model P2X) for its Yiynova U series tablets. I’ve been using this model exclusively for the past several days, in …

 
The DataVac Electric Duster Blows

Chances are, if you are reading this post, you already know how important it is to clean out the insides of your computer. Dust is the enemy of electronics. Without …

 
Review: Transcend Jetflash 710 (32GB) USB flash drive

As an instructor who teaches design courses, I rely heavily on USB drives for my day to day work. While cloud services like Dropbox and Copy are excellent for retrieving …