Photoshop CS5

October 30, 2010
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Photoshop CS5

Photoshop has always been my favorite overall photo editing tool.  And while it’s rich enough to do anything you need, it could be more user-friendly when it comes to creating graphics from scratch.  I would venture to say however, that most graphic artists don’t mind creating graphics from scratch in Photoshop, but I feel...
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CS5 Master Collection

October 15, 2010
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CS5 Master Collection

This is going to be a fairly short review on the overall CS5 Master Collection.  I’m going to talk about the install process as well as a comprehensive list of the apps found in this suite. Installing this collection is easy enough, but my previous objection to the length of time it takes still...
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Blue Yeti is the king of mics

August 24, 2010
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Blue Yeti is the king of mics

I’m gaining quite a bit of experience with reviewing mics and webcams so I was thrilled to have my chance at the Yeti.  I have already done reviews of the Snowball, Snowflake, and the Eyeball and looking at the feature list for the Yeti, this was just too good to pass up.  The biggest...
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ASP.NET Data Presentation Controls Essentials by Joydip Kanjilal

January 11, 2010
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Book Review: ASP.NET Data Presentation Controls Essentials Author: Joydip Kanjilal 256 pages Publisher: Packt Publishing (December 31, 2007)   Synopsis/Who is this book really for? This is one of those books that I wish I could use without reading.  What I mean by that is there is absolutely no personality in it at all.  It...
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Microsoft Office Live Small Business: Beginner’s Guide by Rahul Pitre

December 28, 2009
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Microsoft Office Live Small Business: Beginner’s Guide Author: Rahul Pitre 256 pages Publisher: Packt Publishing (November 25, 2009) “Build and customize your small business website.” This book starts out with an excellent preface on what Office Live Small Business is and why you need it. It also goes into what you probably can and...
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Learning SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

October 28, 2009
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Learning SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Author: Jayaram Krishnaswamy  536 pages   Publisher: Packt Publishing (April 2009)  Synopsis I’ve read a few SSRS books in my day and I’ve got to say that this one holds its own.  It’s really hard to say which book covers which topics better than others, but this one has...
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