Archive for April, 2014

Flying up the Sunshine Coast

Recently I had a chance to check another item off the bucket list…fly a plane! My friend John has a 3D printer which I helped him get dialed in and he paid me back by taking me for a spin in his plane on a perfect day.

Achievement Unlocked: I Wrote a Book about 3D Printing

This website has been a wonderful outlet for me to share some of my favorite things, places I’ve been and more. It started out as simply a place to direct people to for more information on something that interested me. I never imagined that, as a result of my little posts here, that a book deal would come my way. That’s just what happened last year. Apparently if you write about something enough, people think you’re somewhat of an expert and so I was asked if I’d like to write a book about 3D printing.

Unboxing the Amazon Fire TV

Amazon made a big splash with the recent release of their new Fire TV set top box. Positioned to directly compete against the Apple TV (both priced at $99US), it’s a pretty beefy little box for all your media viewing at home.

Fan Expo Vancouver 2014

It’s that time of year again when you start seeing lots of people in costume on the streets of Vancouver as they all head down to the Vancouver Convention Centre […]

Doodle3D WiFi box for 3D Printers

Basically, the Doodle3D is a little box that plugs into your 3D printer (with support for lots of them) and provides a simple app for sketching a design and then sending it to the printer.

First Looks: Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo & Gear Fit

Today I had the chance to preview a bunch of Samsung’s upcoming new products, including their flagship smartphone, the S5. I’ve got a review unit for a little while so […]