Is Dell Chat Compromised? Scammers Come Calling this Holiday Season

Nov 27, 2021 at 08:30 am by Warlord720

I decided to take advantage of the Holiday savings over at Dell to get my hands on a new work computer. What I didn’t expect was the scam phone call that came in minutes.... Read More

Pay Close Attention to That Windows 10 Restart Icon

Nov 25, 2021 at 05:45 am by Warlord720

A funny thing happened the other day when I glanced down at the taskbar to see the notification that the system needed to restart. The only real difference was the dot was blu.... Read More

The ASUS Xonar SE Soundcard - Good Sound on a Budget

Nov 19, 2021 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

A while back I purchased a “renewed” i.e., refurbished Dell OptiPlex. It’s a small footprint computer that originally came with Windows 7 which was replaced.... Read More

3D Asset Theft – An Uncomfortable Topic

Nov 14, 2021 at 12:13 pm by Warlord720

It's no surprise that Intellectual Property (IP) theft is rampant on the internet. It’s not unusual for a recently released product to appear in a 3D marketplace for sal.... Read More

Baking High Poly Detail to Low Poly Mesh in Substance Painter

Nov 06, 2021 at 04:45 am by Warlord720

When you first take up 3D, there is so much to it that it can overwhelm a new user. There is a lot to learn about making game or film assets besides the basic sculpting or mol.... Read More

Rokoko Launches Smartsuit Pro II

Oct 28, 2021 at 04:00 am by Warlord720

Motion capture suit maker Rokoko announced the release of the new Smartsuit Pro II - “a motion capture suit for independent creators”. Preorder's ($2745) open Octo.... Read More
Hide Body Mesh Tool & Visibility Dummies for Custom Characters

How to Hide Body Mesh Tool & Visibility Dummies for Custom Characters

Oct 21, 2021 at 09:19 am by Warlord720

One thing iClone and Character Creator 3 can do is hide body parts. You have several ways of accomplishing this if you need to replace a limb with a prosthetic or robotic limb.... Read More

A Tech Writer Tries a $195 Refurb OptiPlex - The First Few Weeks

Oct 12, 2021 at 04:00 am by Warlord720

If you have ever cruised the computer section of Amazon or looked for computer parts you may have noticed ads for refurbished Windows-based computers. I must confess.... Read More

Reallusion’s Charles Chen, John Martin Talk Ai & the BMW Omniverse Collaboration

Oct 09, 2021 at 05:00 am by Warlord720

When BMW was looking to simulate its factory floor for layout, testing, and efficiency they ran into one need that was outside of their area of expertise, creating real-time c.... Read More

A Few Weeks with Photopea – Part 2

Oct 07, 2021 at 12:36 pm by Warlord720

In this follow-up to my initial article about browser-based Photopea, a free Photoshop alternative, I used the online tool to bash together a quick Halloween poster.  It.... Read More

Random Flow Blender Modifier - Greebles on Steroids

Oct 02, 2021 at 10:00 am by Warlord720

Being a long-time 3DS Max user, have worked a majority of my freelance career in science fiction, I am very familiar with the Greeble modifier from 3D pioneer Tom Hudson..... Read More
Windows 10 Update Can't Help Itself

Windows 10 Update Can't Help Itself

Sep 23, 2021 at 02:54 pm by Warlord720

Do you remember the good old days? Back when Windows 10 was a reliable operating system? When updates worked? Yeah... me neither. What a shame it is to have an OS that &ldquo.... Read More

Easy Fix Windows File Explorer

Sep 20, 2021 at 07:45 am by Warlord720

If you are a Windows 10 user, then you may have run into the Windows File Explorer (Windows Explorer) bug that renders the option unusable unless you like to watch the pitiful.... Read More

A Few Weeks with Photopea - Free Photoshop Alternative

Sep 17, 2021 at 08:15 am by Warlord720

Like many of us, I’m a long-time Photoshop user. So long that I probably bleed blue with little Ps markers mixed in. I’ve been using Adobe long enough to learn som.... Read More

Brave Browser - Privacy First

Sep 09, 2021 at 06:00 am by Warlord720

Those of us that remember the age of the dinosaur remember Microsoft Internet Explorer. The first time I saw it, in the public web’s infancy, it couldn’t display i.... Read More
Code Warriors - The Beta Testers

Code Warriors - The Beta Testers

Sep 02, 2021 at 11:43 am by Warlord720

Having been a somewhat early adopter of 3D, I have been lucky enough to be included in Beta tests for various 3D-based software that I use. Why… I’m not sure. Whe.... Read More

Will Digital Artist Ever Permanently Retire?

Aug 27, 2021 at 07:00 am by Warlord720

I’ve been fortunate enough in life to retire more than once. I really thought the first time I did so… that I meant it. The second time… it had to be for r.... Read More

Adobe Abandons Photoshop 3D Users

Aug 19, 2021 at 07:00 am by Warlord720

Well, it’s not like we didn’t see this coming. Adobe... a huge corporation with a cash cow subscription service, just figured out another way to get more income fr.... Read More

Ten Simple Photoshop Techniques to Enhance your Renders in POST

Aug 12, 2021 at 04:45 am by Warlord720

You’ve labored for hours… maybe even over a period of days or weeks to make the perfect composite. You’ve spent a lot of time lighting and even more time st.... Read More

Jackery 300 – Affordable Portable Laptop & Phone Power

Aug 04, 2021 at 12:54 pm by Warlord720

I have to admit that when I first started pursuing a Jackery to test for a review I wasn’t sure how much I really needed it. However, considering the 300 holds about 30+.... Read More
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