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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

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Microsoft’s Courier Tablet

Microsoft’s Courier Tablet

There is the iPad which was made for web surfers and Mac based users, and then there is the Microsoft Courier which is made for designers. I am sure you know my feelings about the iPad. Anyways, the Courier would have been the ideal companion for any designer - graphic, interior, apparel, architecture and web. The elegant and intuitive interface would be able to go head to head with the "magical" … [Read more]


Sears Helps You Go Green

Sears Helps You Go Green

The car industry started to rebound with the "Cash for Clunkers" program encouraging buyers to trade in their old and inefficient cars for newer fuel efficient models.  Sears is piggy-backing on the idea and a similar program knows as “Cash for Appliance” rebate program has been implemented by the federal government for energy efficient appliances. Sears is helping consumers better understand … [Read more]


Bloom Box – Energy of the Future?

Bloom Box – Energy of the Future?

If you haven't heard about a Bloom Box, it may be the future of energy generation and can get your home off the grid. The Bloom Box is brought to you by Bloom Energy. Bloom energy was featured on 60 Minutes last night talking about their revolutionary new product. This is the interview done on CBS last night. I won't rehash what is the video but think of some of the ramifications: Each home … [Read more]


iPad: The Future or Waste of Money

iPad: The Future or Waste of Money

Like many people I like Apple and I am a fan of many things they that they do. I have a iPod Touch and an iMac. So, I am not a Apple hater. Now that I am done with my disclaimer. I will begin my critic of the iPad. If you have no idea what the iPad is on Apple's site they have the keynote presentation to tell about it here. The Future: Help save the dying newspaper and magazine industry (Maybe) Inventive … [Read more]


Wacom’s New Bamboo Tablets

Wacom’s New Bamboo Tablets

So, I am a bit late on this, but I am also a bit mad about it too. I bought the previous version of the Bamboo Fun about 6 to 7 months before the new Bamboo came out. The new Bamboo is HOT!!!!!! Mouse?!?! You don't need no stinkin' mouse! OK. So, Wacom has once again stepped up the game with the new Bamboo. The new Bamboo pictured above has multi-touch capabilities. So all those cool things you … [Read more]


Free Software and Discounted Training

Free Software and Discounted Training

Yes, we said free software and discounted training for the designers and engineers that have been laid off. Autodesk has setup an assistance program that will allow you to create an account and download up to 17 Autodesk products with a student license. The training they offer comes in two forms. Free online training that you can use 24/7. Classroom training you can recieve at a reduced cost at Autodesk … [Read more]


Complete the Circuit is Coming Soon!

Complete the Circuit is Coming Soon!

Complete The Circuit is coming soon. A blog here to announce and review software the software used by the design community. … [Read more]