ColorMunki Display Status: Device Not Connected

Nothing lasts forever. But ColorMunki’s Display color calibrator didn’t last me but two years. Here’s the problem: I’m using the latest Yosemite-compatible version of the ColorMunkiPhoto software. The device is …

 
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 …

 
Working with Icons in Yosemite

I have a confession to make. I have never been content with the stock desktop icons that have shipped from Cupertino. The default OS X icons have always been bland …

 
Why Indie Artists Should Never Offer Black Friday Sales

Black Friday is here, and many indie artists are slashing prices on their books, prints, and other merchandise. This, in my view, is a big mistake. Here’s why. Companies like …

 
Do You Need a Tablet to Create Digital Art?

A common misnomer is that one needs a tablet to create digital artwork. While a tablet can certainly make creating digital art easier, in my opinion, it’s not absolutely essential. …

 
Review: OxyLED T100 Desk Lamp

Many Bothans died to bring you this review. Well, actually not really. But if they did, it would all be for a LED lamp review. A few months ago, I …