Plex Earth

Plex.Earth Update: Plex.Earth is working to bring on-demand Satellite Imagery to AutoCAD

Hey everybody, In today’s post, I wanted to share an interesting updated from Plex.Earth that I think could be a huge advancement for the future of Civil Design projects in CAD with you all. Before I get to the info, one of my new-year goals (resolution.. whatever you wanted to call it) for the blog was to up the frequency of my posts as well as to include more posts covering advances and news […]

Vention.io – A New Cloud-Based CAD Assembly Software You Should Check out Right Now!

Hey Everybody, Brandon here back with a new post and I’ve really been looking forward to this one. In today’s post, I am excited to introduce you all to a great new company and to the even better idea/software that they have produced, Vention.io. Vention is a cloud-based machine builder & 3d assembly software that is completely free and requires no license, subscription or even an install! Allowing you to […]

Lenovo ThinkPad P51 – One of the best Laptops for Engineering, AutoCAD & Design – Coffee Break Ep#3

Hey Everybody, Brandon here, back again with another video and Episode #3 of Coffee Break! Since the Coffee Break Series is still (relatively) new and it’s still gaining popularity, I like to start these post of with a quick recap of what the Coffee Break series is: Today’s post and video are part of a newish series I’m doing on the Blog and Channel called Coffee Break! In each Episode (post) I’ll […]

Plex.Earth 4 is Available Now plus a Free Giveaway!

If you haven’t already seen or tried out Plex.Earth for AutoCAD I highly recommend taking a look at their website and/or my previous post showing just a few features of the software. In short, Plex.Earth integrates Google Earth with Autocad allowing you to seamlessly import Imagery & Terrain into your Civil projects as well as providing the ability to showcase your drawings/models directly in Google Earth. Letting you better design […]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga: The Perfect Portable Laptop for Engineers & Designers – Coffee Break Ep#1

Hey Everybody, Brandon here and I’m really excited because today’s post and video are the first in a new series I’ll be doing on the Blog and Channel called Coffee Break! In each Episode (post) I’ll be unboxing and reviewing a product, gadget, etc.. from the perspective of a designer/engineer and showcasing how new technology can help us in our day to day work and life. In todays post (Ep#1) […]

Cool Tech: Tesla Solar Roof Tiles are Available to Order

It’s probably no surprise to most of you that I’m pretty obsessed with new technology, design and the future. So it only make sense that I’m a huge fan of Elon Musk and his various endeavors, especially when it comes to Space travel, but I’m also very interested in the development and future of smart homes and the eventual conversion to clean power sources like solar.  Which is why today […]

A Netflix Show about Design – Abstract: The Art of Design

Depending when you read this, Netflix has just released or will be releasing a new show (a documentary series) about Design and I couldn’t be more excited to check it out and thought it would be a perfect fit for you my awesome readers, the designers, drafters, engineers, tech lovers etc.. that follow the blog. I only just heard about the show a week ago and was surprised I hadn’t […]

The Rise of Digital Drafting Tables: Microsoft Surface Studio & Dell Canvas

The Future of Drafting & Design It’s starting to look like 2017 could be the year where technology will finally catch up to what I’ve always dreamed of when I thought of drafting and design in the Future. Since I can remember I’ve wanted to have a “Digital Drafting Table” for working on designs at my day job or at home. My bucket list for this table consisted of a […]

Cool Home Tech – Google Home in Canada!

Hey Everybody! How’s it going, hope you’re all off to a great new year and doing well? If you’ve been following the blog or reading the newsletter for a while, you’ll probably know I’m a huge fan of technology in general and especially smart home tech, which is why I was super excited and disappointed at the same time when I watched the Google live stream where they unveiled the […]

Best Workstation for AutoCAD & Engineering in 2017? – Custom @Xi Computer Workstation

Hey Everybody! First of all, Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday and enjoyed some time away from work with family, I know I did and I’m feeling good and refreshed. Today’s post is a cool one, a little bit of back story quickly. A month or so ago I reached out to a handful of smaller custom CAD & Engineering computer makers with a proposal that […]