Category: hardware

39″ Seiki 4K monitor is GREAT!

I have been reading quite a bit about 4K monitors. I recently spotted an article that suggested that these screens are PERFECT for software developers. I watched several videos and deduced that the screen real estate would be fantastic. The ability to see ALL your code while having sufficient browser tabs open along with Chrome’s debugging console…


The long and short of using a MacBook Pro

I was recently approached by a good colleague who was seriously entertaining buying his first MacBook Pro. He wanted the “inside scoop” on whether it worked well and was going to be worth the potential issues in dealing with gaps he might encounter with fellow developers that used Windows or Linux. Short answer: YES! Long…


It’s usually the small stuff that breaks

I just fixed a nasty problem: my iPhone wouldn’t stay linked to my MacBook Pro through the USB connection. This has huge repercussions. Using MyWI, I have been able to work for the past five weeks at a friend’s house despite the lack of broadband internet. At first, I used the USB mode, where it tunnels…