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Network-attached storage devices

In-Depth:  Network-attached storage devices

From back-up to sharing – even to storing the team’s music collection, NAS drives are an essential studio tool for managing and storing media files.

Samsung XL24 LED monitor review

Review:  Samsung XL24 LED monitor review

The XL24 features LED backlighting, which offers finer gradation of colours and subtle shading, and a much higher colour gamut (123 per cent of…

News:  Proud shows off CNN work

East London-based design studio Proud Creative recently created a complete identity for the CNN show Principal Voices. We spoke to the company…

Compact digital cameras

In-Depth:  Compact digital cameras

All digital creatives need a camera that they can keep on them at all times. We put six of the best high-end, pocket-sized models through their paces.

Review:  Casio Exilim Card S10 review

By far the smallest camera in this group test, the Exlim Card S10 isn’t quite credit-card sized as the name suggests, but it’s half the thickness…

Review:  Fujifilm FinePix F50fd review

At almost £70 less expensive than most of its rivals here – and £111 less than Canon’s Ixus 970 IS – the FinePix F50fd seems like a total bargain.

Review:  Nikon Coolpix P5100 review

Next to the other models we’ve looked at here, the Coolpix P5100 is a bit on the chunky side, but as the camera is actually pitched against…

Review:  Ricoh R8 review

The R8 is an engineering marvel, cramming a whopping 7x lens into a body that’s on the larger size compared to the other group test models, but…

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Ricoh R8 review

Comment:  Create a vector map collage

I'm afraid not, no. This was a commercial commission, so cannot be used for any purpose except by the company who commissioned it (and us with…

Ricoh R8 review

Comment:  Handmade textures and shading effects

Sorry about that. I can't replicate this. Is it a specific ad that's doing this? If so, could you let me know who it's for please. Other useful…

Ricoh R8 review

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

Please contact the artist about licensing his work. Iain's site is at