Posts by Gavin Gear

From 3D Scanner to 3D Printer on Windows 8.1

By Gavin Gear

Ever since I saw the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner at MakerBot world headquarters, I’ve been dying to give it a try! I’ve been having a lot of fun with tools like SolidWorks 2014 for design projects, but sometimes there’s… Read more

Hands-On with Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Development Kit

By Gavin Gear

Virtual Reality (VR) is not entirely Various forms of computer-based VR systems have been in existence since the What is new is the emergence of VR technology that is suitable and affordable for the everyday Oculus VR is pioneering in… Read more

Kinect for Windows v2 Developer Preview Starts Today

By Gavin Gear

**Update: this program has been extended – please see the Kinect for Windows team blog post for more is an exciting day for gamers and tech enthusiasts: Xbox One has officially launched and is publically available! Today is also an… Read more

Panasonic Releases Toughpad 4K Tablet to US Market

By Gavin Gear

Ever since I saw the Panasonic Toughpad 4K Tablet preview at NAB this year, I’ve been looking forward to the public availability of this amazing A 20” business-rugged tablet with 4K Ultra-HD+ screen resolution and Windows is a game changer… Read more

Hands-On: NVIDIA’s New GTX 780 Ti Gaming in 4K

By Gavin Gear

Earlier this year NVIDIA released a new lineup of 700-series desktop GPUs with the GeForce GTX 780 taking the “flagship” position in this exciting new product Today, NVIDIA has expanded the capabilities of the GeForce GTX 780 with the introduction… Read more

Unleashing the Power of the Pen with Photoshop CC

By Gavin Gear

Sketching and painting can be a lot of It’s great to work with paper, pencil, pen, ink, canvas, paint, and various other materials to create But these “traditional” means of painting and illustration have some shortcomings compared to today’s high… Read more