Six Things Yiynova Needs to Do to Beat Wacom

Almost everyone knows that Yiynova beats Wacom hands-down when it comes to their pricing and customer support. But it’s time for the company to up the game and go head-to-head …

 
A Few Updates

It’s been a very busy start to 2016 for me. As I mentioned earlier, the bulk of my time is spent teaching between two colleges. Due to the increased workload, …

 
Pixar in a Box

There’s a ton of work that goes behind the scenes in making a 3D animated film, as evidenced by any post-film credits roll. But if you want to know more …

 
Review: MOS Magnetic Organizing System for Cable Management

I have a few pet peeves with technology, and cables that precariously dangle off my desk is one of them. In an effort to cross that peeve off my list, …

 
Review: Chargepoint for Electric Vehicles

After leasing a Nissan Leaf for the past year and a half, I’ve gone from being an electric vehicle skeptic to a full blown convert. I love my Nissan Leaf. …

 
How to Watch Lynda.com videos for free

I love my public library for many reasons, and now I have one more: free Lynda.com access. Lynda.com specializes is offering top-shelf training videos on a broad range of subjects. …

 
A Eulogy for Copy

Copy, the excellent and highly useful service that provided easy-to-use cloud file syncing, sharing and data backup, will discontinue their service on May 1 of this year. I was both …

 
Review: Belkin 12-outlet Pivot Plug Surge Protector

There comes a point in a geek’s life where the number of gadget plugs vastly exceed the available outlets. That time was a very long time ago for this geek. …

 
How I’d Save Radio Shack

Remember Radio Shack? It was the go to place for the do-it-yourself electronics tinkerer. I was a regular customer there, in the early to mid 90s, at a time when …