I'm quite pleased with the Intel NUC boards that came with my surplus Rabbit cloud, but I can't say the same about the Nvidia Jetson TK1 boards. They're weird, flaky, limited, and haven't proved useful even in simple applications. Frankly, I'm not sure what I'm going to do with the 15 Jetsons sitting in my office! Meet George Jetson The Jetson was one of the first … [Read more...] about Tortoise or Hare? Nvidia Jetson TK1
It's become routine: Each new update of Mac OS X macOS breaks third-party drivers and applications. This time it's many popular third-party USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet adapters that don't work. But have no fear! It's a simple fix! I've got a few different USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet dongles: One from Cable Matters (from Amazon) and another by j5 Create (from Best Buy). Both … [Read more...] about USB Ethernet Not Working in macOS 10.12 Sierra?
I'm a big believer in USB 3.0, having come to rely on it as part of the Tech Field Day video production workflow. But I'm also a believer in traveling light and reducing clutter in my computer bag. That's why I'm thrilled about the Cable Matters Ultra-Mini 4-Port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub! My 2012 Retina MacBook Pro is a real video production workhorse. The … [Read more...] about Review: Cable Matters Ultra-Mini 4-Port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub
Dreaming of a single-cable docking station for my MacBook Pro, but not wanting to beta test the Belkin Thunderbolt dock, I decided to build my own using USB 3.0. This meant buying a sizable powered USB 3.0 hub (I chose the well-regarded Satechi "10 port" model) as well as a USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter. I already had a number of fantastic external drives, my Unicomp keyboard, and a … [Read more...] about Cable Matters USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter: Hands-On Review