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Personalize Your Mac's Right-Click Menu

MacOS: Once Apple finally embraced the right-click, Mac apps loaded up the right-click menu with extra functions. MacOS even includes several by …

Apps

Best Mac backup alternatives to CrashPlan

CrashPlan announced that as of October 22, 2018, it will stop supporting its consumer backup service. Here are our favorite alternatives for backing …

Mobile Devices

Platinum Balance Fountain Pen Review

Podcast Follow-Up: Notebooks for Fountain Pens

Yesterday, on The Pen Addict podcast, we talked a bit about notebooks for fountain pens and I wanted to follow-up and include a few other books that …

Best Beginner Fountain Pens

Starter Fountain PensSo you’re thinking of taking the plunge and getting your very first fountain pen! There are many fountain pens out there for …

Pencil Review: Caran d’Ache Swiss Wood 348 HB

What can I say about the Caran d’Ache Swiss Wood 348 HB pencil? Its beautiful. It also costs $5.45 per pencil. Who pays $5.45 for a pencil? I do. …

Review: Schmidt EasyFlow 9000 Refill

Q&A: Top 5 Fountain Pens for Beginners

From time to time I'll receive an e-mail from someone looking to break into this hobby asking what pen they should purchase as their "first fountain …

Guide to Water Brushes

Water brushes have changed when and where artists can paint. Whether it's hiking the Appalachian trail or piloting the Millennium Falcon, water …

Tombow Mono KM-KKS 4B Pencil

First things first, I have no idea what KM-KKS stands for, but I certainly know what a Tombow Mono pencil is... I first heard about these hard to …

Andy Warhol Philosophy Pencils Review

I’ve been an Andy Warhol fan as long as I can remember. His style of art resonates with me, as does the art of younger contemporaries like Keith …

Bespoke British Pens Conway-Stewart Winston Fountain Pen Review

When Conway Stewart went bust back in August last year their stock was bought up by various companies, including one called British Bespoke Pens, who …

Kaweco Liliput Fountain Pen - Stainless Steel

Over the last year or two, Kaweco has expanded their offerings quite a bit. Not necessarily with new models per se, but existing models out of new …

Review of Staedtler Noris HB.

I have held off on reviewing the Staedtler Noris for over a year. It is not officially available in the United States. But, if our traffic statistics …

Review of Tombow Mono 100.

[This review has been in the queue, waiting for the holidays to be over. If traffic stats are truthful, folks were happily not online much over the …

How to Sharpen Pencils, The Documentary.

HOW TO SHARPEN PENCILS from Pricefilms on Vimeo.<br>For some reason, I though (and hoped!) this was a full-length feature and have been waiting for the …

New Palomino Pencil Finish.

A few weeks ago, Pencils.com sent out an email unveiling the new Palomino. I bought a dozen of the orange HB Palominos as a gift only a few weeks …

Review of Staedtler’s THE PENCIL, 1 of 2.

Now this is a piece of Pencil Beauty, and I hope I do it justice. A week after we received Primo Neon Wopexen at HQ, we received The Pencil. That is …

Review of Staedtler’s THE PENCIL, 2 of 2.

Yesterday, we took a long look at the cap/extender/sharpener of The Pencil. Today, we will finish our review by looking at the Luxury Wopex pencils …

Mechanical Pencil to Last a Lifetime.

<b>That’s how this pencil on Kickstarter bills itself.</b>This is a solid pencil, machined in the United States, out of raw brass or aluminum. We are a …

Pencil Revolution

Practicing drawing hearts with my Bear. He’s very excited for Valentine’s Day, but most of his class and his teacher are sick. He’s all about the …

Father and Son Pencil Review, Part V.

<i>[I teased Stephen that I think he’s become a Regular Contributor to Pencil Revolution! We have here, Part V of his and his son’s quest for the Best</i> …

Pencil Sharpener Shootout: Stephen and Son Take Aim.

<b>[Many thanks to Stephen and Hunter for another Amazing Review! Stay tuned next week, as PENCIL REVOLUTION TURNS TEN YEARS OLD. We are picking up a</b> …

Kaweco Sport Review

So for those that don’t know Kaweco (pronounced Cah-Veh-Co), they’ve been making pens for a while out of Germany, and have come up with some very …

Tools of the Trade: A Review of the TWSBI 580 F Nib and Noodler's Bernanke Black Ink

Where to grab a cheap HDMI cable for your Apple TV

Apple doesn't include a HDMI cable with the Apple TV. The company does offer a 5.9ft HDMI cable for $20, though, that you can add to your order. Of …

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