Mac

 
Heartbleed, 1Password and You

Heartbleed is a bug in OpenSSL. What this means to you is that if you’ve used HTTPS connections to access secure sites for online shopping and other activities, you might …

 
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 …

 
Computer Maintenance: My Year End Rituals

Instead of drafting a set of resolutions I may or may not live up to, I’ve decided to do the next best thing: perform some routine computer maintenance. The holidays …

 
An Updated Tour of My Studio

Five years ago, when this site migrated over to WordPress, my 2003 edition PowerMac G5 was on the verge of being retired. Since early 2008, I’ve essentially used the same …

 
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 …