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Category Archives: Computers
We were in the market for a new computer and I was hearing great things about the current Mac mini with Apple’s new M1 chip. The video reviews I watched were mostly enthusiastic for Apple’s entry level desktop computer so … Continue reading
A new set of features in the recently updated Photoshop make it unbelievably easy to cheat by making the painstaking process of colorizing photos into a one button process!
Behold…the FUTURE! …or at least it was about 20 years ago.
My latest Halloween Head is more of a femme fatale rather than a monster. Illustrated by Joe Williams using the world’s greatest vector art program Affinity Designer on a well-worn 2010 Macbook at home and a battered 2008 Macbook at … Continue reading
J.L. Curtis, the hardest working author in The Lone Star State, has just penned a new novella in the Rimworld series, and I teamed up with him to do the cover! Roberto de Perez engineered his escape from the soul-killing … Continue reading
With the addition of 16GB of RAM (four matched chips of 4GB RAM) my used/new-to-me Mac Pro is ready to go!
I just purchased a used 2009 Mac Pro to use as a replacement for my recently departed dual G5 Mac Pro which I also purchased used. It served me well as a graphic design and digital illustration production machine, and … Continue reading
Having received an email about the obsolescence of my Roku HD from the company that manufactured it, I recently wrote an obituary for my dear departed media player. I was in mourning, but it seems that the reports of my … Continue reading
I’ve sung the praises of the Roku set-top box before. For the uninitiated, Roku’s website can be found HERE or you can chase down articles I’ve written for this site HERE and HERE. The short story of the Roku is … Continue reading
My Independence Day project didn’t work out as I hoped.
I was upgrading and swapping parts and watching videos and plotting and planning, and what I thought was going to be a pretty good setup for new or at least newish rigs for my son and me didn’t quite work … Continue reading
I’ve recently completed building my third PC which also happens to be my third Hackintosh!
I built my first Hackintosh a little over a year ago, and I recently upgraded it to the latest operating system for Apple, but it’s always been bothering me whether it was a real Mac. It is certainly speedy as … Continue reading
My Hackintosh or Customac Mini as the folks over at TonyMacX86 call it was assembled inside of an Apex MI-008 Mini-Itx Case that included a 250W power supply and not a lot of room to spare. As I was assembling … Continue reading
iTunes was great.