Posts in Enthusiast

Update on 3D Printing in Windows

By Gavin Gear

This post was authored by Kris Iverson, a software developer lead who works on the 3D printing team in year, at Build 2013, I demonstrated how easy it is to turn bits into atoms using 3D Printing on Windows For… Read more

CES2014: Toshiba Introduces World’s First 4K Laptops

By Gavin Gear

This year’s CES promises to be another breakthrough year for 4K While CES 2013 brought an onslaught of high-end 4K TV product announcements, for 2014 things will get very interesting with 4K becoming much more Today Toshiba has made 4K… Read more

What to Look Forward to in Windows 8.1

By Gavin Gear

Are you an enthusiast or power-user wondering what Windows has for you to look forward to? In this post I’ll give and overview of new features and improvements in Windows that will be of interest to PC gamers, makers, professional… Read more

Windows 8 Task Manager In-Depth

By Gavin Gear

Looking to take control of your PC? Looking to optimize your PC’s performance? The Task Manager is a great tool for these tasks, and it’s always just a couple clicks For Windows 8, the Task Manager got a major overhaul… Read more

Interview with Ted Schilowitz from RED Digital Cinema

By Gavin Gear

I recently had the honor of hosting Ted Schilowitz (employee #1) from RED Digital Cinema on Microsoft’s Redmond Ted presented a 4K technology showcase that included RED cameras, HP PCs with Windows post production tools, and a Windows 8 4K… Read more

High Performance Storage Solutions with Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

In this post I’ll discuss how you can optimize performance, cost, flexibility, and resiliency when building a Windows 8 storage Windows 8 provides two new storage capabilities that enable optimized storage solutions based on these considerations: Storage Spaces and File… Read more

Refreshing a Performance PC for Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

I’m the kind of person that demands a lot from my tools and This is certainly true of my Windows PCs, and a great example is my hard-working personal video editing I built this video editing PC (known on my… Read more

A New Way to Backup: File History in Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

Chances are you’ve experienced the sinking feeling when you've lost personal It can be the result of user error, mechanical storage failure, or other Regardless of how it happens, data loss is a huge In most cases data loss is… Read more

Extreme 4K Multi-Mon Video Editing on Windows 8

By Gavin Gear

I am amazed by the image quality that’s possible with today’s 4K digital cinema It’s like watching full-res images from a DSLR playing back at 24 fps on the big screen, 4K footage is just Seeing 4K footage on the… Read more