Author: rich

tilt lens photography of black steel crane

In for a penny, fully custom keyboard with U4T, YMTK 117 and Keychron K6 (K8 Pro)

0 Comment

OK, I’ve been spending way too much time in the keyboard hobby, now that I have basically every variant of factory made keyboards, it’s time to go off the deep end and build my own keyboard, so here is what I’ve learned for those of you who want to dive deep. Bluetooth Hot-swappable Keyboard I…

boy using silver macbook indoors

MacBook, iPad, and iPhone purchase recommendations Winter 2022

0 Comment

OK, so all the Apple announcements last year, it’s hard to know exactly what to buy but here are some recommendations thinking about a typical user who does mainly browsing and using the Internet and then a more hard-core user who is into video editing, photography, etc. The main resource I use here is the…

black and red typewriter

More Retro Keyboards of IBM PC, 3270, Reuters and Tople fame

0 Comment

Idk why but I keep buying these vintage keyboard recreations? Maybe just being bored in COVID isolation just make be more inclined to surf the net. I know, first world problems, but in looking at old keyboards, here are some wants: IBM Selectric keyboard. I still remember the first time I saw that crazy ball…

people at theater

MacBook Pro 2021 HDR and Spatial Audio Playback use Apple TV and IINA for now

0 Comment

Well, all this technology is so new, it’s not surprising how hard it is to make it all work, but with HDR and multichannel audio to work properly is actually pretty hard. We’ve already talked about the first level which is getting the base MacOS to push out 120fps UHD HDR with full 4:4:4 chroma…