Zach Holloway

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13 design tools and websites that are godsends for UI/UX designers

The continuous improvement of design tools has had a positive impact on usability and user experience. This has provided great convenience not only …

Design thinking as a strategy: How understanding innovation creates innovation

Business strategies – especially in the tradition sense – are rather pushy. If you have a product, your strategy is to explain why a customer should use it.<p>Design thinking as a strategy flips this. Instead of forcing a product on customers, instead, it sees things from the customer’s perspective. A …

Get Free, Unlimited Wi-Fi on Flights and Bypass Paywalls

In-flight Wi-Fi is wonderful. The price to use it on the other hand, not so great. There are a few methods to get free access, but these two are …

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Raspberry Pi

Why Google Glass Failed And Why Apple Watch Could Too

Frustrated business owners frequently contact me because their potential customers are not embracing their super-cool, latest offering. In most cases, the owner of the latest, best mousetrap, brags about all of its innovative features and benefits. They often explode with a monologue of excitement …

The Sun-Blaster: How to Build a Powerful DIY 1000W-Equivalent LED Light for $40

Want a portable and powerful LED light for illuminating your shots? The “Sun-Blaster” is a 1000 watt equivalent LED flashlight that you can build …

How to Turn Your Mac Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Your Mac can function as a wireless hotspot, allowing you to connect your other devices to it and share its Internet connection. It’s just like …

Wi-Fi

'Tactum' By MadLabs

Madeline Gannon is a researcher, designer, and educator at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture where she’s completing work as a PhD …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: assembly

Now that we’ve got all the parts for our Hackintosh, it’s time to put them all together. This is the really fun part of this project: You’re turning processors and chips and motherboards into a working computer that’s going to do all kinds of things for you.<p>You’ll get an incredible sense of …

Computer Hardware

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: hardware

I recently decided it was time to get a proper desktop computer. I needed it predominantly for work, but I wanted it to be powerful enough to play the latest games in 1080p without worrying about stuttering or terrible frame rates.<p>The new Mac lineup didn’t offer a perfect fit — the Retina 5K iMac …

Computer Hardware

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: software

My mission to build a powerful gaming Hackintosh for $650 — $50 less than Apple’s midrange Mac mini — is almost complete.<p>In Part 1 of this guide, I covered the components I purchased for my build and recommended extras and alternatives for those with different budgets.<p>In Part 2, I walked you …