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. …

 
Roundup: The Best Penciling and Inking Brushes for Photoshop

Don’t get me wrong: I love Photoshop. It’s a great tool and I use it on a daily basis. But… The default brushes in Adobe Photoshop are far from adequate …

 
First Impressions: Disk Warrior 5.0

Alsoft’s DiskWarrior was getting so long in the tooth, I thought the program had been quietly put out to pasture. The venerable Mac disk repair utility had its last major …

 
Must Have iOS Apps for Traveling Like a Pro

I used to hate road trips as a kid. My memories include getting frustrated by Triptik maps that would never quite fold correctly, missed exits late at night, and stops …

 
Why Old Comic Strips Should Die With their Creator

Ivan Brunetti’s recent article, describing his experience in briefly taking over the Nancy comic strip in the ’90s, really struck a chord with me. I found myself agreeing with everything …

 
A Non-Holiday Guide to My Favorite Mac and iOS apps of 2014

December is that time of year where nearly every website has its “best of” or “roundup” lists to close out the year. It seems like a logical time to reflect, …