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Grab the nearest cardboard box and have a seat, we’re gonna take a look at a chair aimed at making you 17.8% more productive and your dwindling butt muscles more comfortable through those long hours of your busy computer-busting life. Designing and Engineering, browsing and writing tend to take toll on our bipedal bodies. You’ve…

Actually, coffee could make me grow arms out my face as long as I was able to have some. I’m sure there’s studies on this, but what there probably isn’t any study on is, “If bloggers get free flavored coffee, will Starshucks stop selling cinnamon scones and greeting people in a overly-friendly fashion?” Joffreys Coffee…

When you look out over the wall surrounding the meat and cheese paradise that is sketch-driven, history-based solid modeling, you’ll notice the rolling hills of free-form 3D modeling. It’s a wonderfully surreal place to escape to every once in a while, especially if you need to work in some unusual 3d formats or create something…

There’s usually a lot of change in a new software release that doesn’t get reported. There’s also most likely an equally sad employee that doesn’t get to bask in the brilliance of that small “mediocre” addition. Well, that’s about to change. Whether you’ve been noticed or not, we know you’re in front of your computer…

Gone are the days of your typical PDF. Adobe is cranking up the possibilities with Acrobat Version 8 3D and they’re on top of the issues to make you look as cool as possible. I wrote previously about Acrobat 8 3D. At that time it was great with small to medium size models, but there…

While many of use would be happy with a No. 2 pencil and a blank sheet of paper, it just wasn’t good enough for Richard Ziade who decided to make it possible, and might I add easy, to do it online. Sketchcast.com eliminates that old pencil case and allows you to create and share sketches…

MCAD, a UK based product development and manufacturing magazine, has put up a 4 page review of SolidWorks 2008 this month. It’s basically a rundown of the most talked about features. If you’ve seen a 2008 demo or have read other reviews it won’t really tell you anything new though. I would just skip to…

Since their launch in March of 2007, SpaceClaim, out of Concord, Mass. has been making some waves with their new solid modeler. I’m even starting to hear more talk about it amongst the casual uninterested CAD users. Their assertions to a “highly flexible design environment” make some wonder if this is a fresh approach to…

I was gonna go through some more new features for SolidWorks 2008, but after the last two post on the interface and sketching I started feeling like a demo jock again doing a What’s New spiel, so I’m gonna dig down to the bone in the following… Top 5 questions for SolidWorks 2008 These were…

There’s nothing more enjoyable that seeing what a piece of software can do… except for maybe not doing it and going out with friends, but since all my friends are behind a computer like me, I’ll try to break me some software. I’m continuing today from yesterdays Adobe Acrobat 3D overview where we took a…

After being chained in the basement for a few weeks to check out the brand spankin’ new Acrobat 3D I found the good, bad and some things that made me just barely fall out of my chair. I’ll leave out the part where I saw flying monkeys. I think that had to do with the…