What Every Designer Can Learn from Watching Cutthroat Kitchen

It’s no lie. I’m a terrible cook. Alton Brown: Mr Cutthroat Kitchen himself. While my culinary skills are limited to burning making toast and chopping vegetables and fruit, I’m strangely …

 
Review: Mountain by Appgineers

Sometimes an application is so useful, you wish it was already included in the OS. That’s exactly how I felt when I started using Mountain ($5.99), from Appgineers. Mountain bills …

 
Review: Boom 2, the Yosemite Edition

I’m not what you call an “audiophile”, but I know what my ears like. Both my Macs have external speakers attached. My Retina Macbook Pro has its output going to …

 
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 …