Archive for May, 2017

StarTech Mini DisplayPort to Dual DisplayPort MST Hub

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Finally, dual 2560×1440 displays on my Razer Blade, without resorting to forcing the HDMI connection into a resolution it really doesn’t want to support. In the process of testing the OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock – review currently in progress – I noticed that it sported a mini DisplayPort 1.2 connector in lieu of multiple different […]

Of Thunderbolt 3, USB Type-C and DisplayPort

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C are a complete and total minefield! I keep bumping up against this topic, and realised it’s a big enough, complex enough rabbit hole to warrant its own post. So here is that post. At the beginning of this year I switched over from an Intel NUC to a Razer Blade […]

Skateboarding at 30: Starting Cheap

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

For a few years now I’ve considered taking up skateboarding. Not to be professional, or even particularly adept, but just to be good enough to get around and perform a few simple tricks. I’m not ashamed to say that Tony Hawk’s: Pro Skater series has had a lot to do with this desire. I’m a […]