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Autodesk Gallery Social Light Cube

Autodesk Gallery Social Light Cube

This is a neat little gadget. Tweet a hashtag and pattern with a color and watch the cube respond in real-time. Autodesk Gallery is a wonderful experience if you are in San Francisco 

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iMac 27″ Retina 5K Review from MW

iMac 27″ Retina 5K Review from MW

Full write up / review on the new 27″ iMac Retina 5K. They’ve got me wondering if I should consider one of these as opposed to the Mac Pro, since this new revision seems to beat the entry level Mac Pro in benchmark tests. The resolution I’m sure is wonderful (as it is on my […]

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Apple Watch in ‘Spring’

Apple Watch in ‘Spring’

Looks like we may be waiting a bit longer than hold for the Apple Watch . . . I personally was hoping for January / February timeframe, but this makes it sound like April / May

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AutoCAD for Mac 2015 is here!

AutoCAD for Mac 2015 is here!

Here are a few announcements / overviews of the new AutoCAD for Mac 2015! Click to read any review, or head on over to the iBookstore on your Mac or iPad and pick up my book detailing each new feature with images and videos! I will have a full review up soon but I agree […]

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Welcome to the new MacnCAD.com!

Welcome to the newly revised MacnCAD.com! I’ve spent some time and revised my thoughts / intentions with this site. I absorb / consume a lot of technology news (I have a set of about 20-30 websites / blogs I read more than twice every day, not to mention Facebook & Twitter feeds.) My plan / […]

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Beware two-factor authentication using SMS forwarding

Beware two-factor authentication using SMS forwarding

This article raises a few valid points. If you turn on 2 factor authentication it defeats the purpose if your text messages are going to the same device . . . something to keep in mind.

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Best Mice for AutoCAD from AutoCAD Tips Blog

Best Mice for AutoCAD from AutoCAD Tips Blog

Ellen did a poll and came up with 6 mice recommended by her subscribers & readers and frankly . . . I only agree with #2, lol. I’m going to be starting a new feature called “What I use” where I highlight and explain why I use the hardware and software I use in my […]

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TurboSite update

TurboSite update

TurboSite is a CAD viewing / markup tool for iOS that is a wonderful field reporting tool for any CAD user. I highly recommend taking a look and I’ll be posting a further review later so stay tuned.

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32 Days until AU 2014

32 Days until AU 2014

Just 32 days left . . . I better get moving.

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How to Hide Photos on iPhone & iPad with the iOS Hidden Album

How to Hide Photos on iPhone & iPad with the iOS Hidden Album

Semi-hiding your photos on your iPhone / iPad

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