Windows 8 Review

Last week Microsoft Canada invited me to a hands-on demo with Windows 8 and their Surface RT tablet. The demo consisted of a hotel room, 3 Microsoft PR People – the business guy, the soccer mom and the xbox guy – and all the Windows hardware they could “fit in one suitcase” (they mentioned that… Continue reading Windows 8 Review

3 Myths About Mac OS X [Updated!]

Years of switch ads and John Hodgman awesomeness have finally gotten to me. I bought a 15″ MacBook Pro. I’m living the iLife. It’s my first real Apple experience since the Apple IIe, overall I’m pretty impressed, though I have this sinking feeling that I’m not using OS X to it’s fullest potential. That said,… Continue reading 3 Myths About Mac OS X [Updated!]

I thought I would force myself to use a photoshop alternative this week, I’ve tried The GIMP and GIMPShop in the past, and found them to both be impossible to use. I decided to give a try, and I’ve really been digging it. I don’t do a lot of hardcore design work and… Continue reading