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Neil Bennett

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Review:  FP202W review

BenQ’s PF202W is the lowest priced model we’ve seen so far, and while it’s a solid, basic performer, most creatives will need to spend a little…

Imagine FX840DC review

Review:  Imagine FX840DC review

It used to be the case that Macs looked great and PC workstation were ugly beige boxes. Now G5s look like air-con units and it’s left to PC makers…

MediaStudio Pro 8 review

Review:  MediaStudio Pro 8 review

The newly-released version 8 of Media Studio Pro adds features in an attempt to take on its old adversaries such as Premiere Pro, but it’s still…

Review:  DVR-110D review

As is the standard now, Pioneer’s new DVR-110D burns DVD-R and +R discs at 16x speed. Taking six minutes and three seconds on average to create a…

Review:  D900T-U review

"Laptop" and "notebook" are misleading words when it comes to describing the D900T-U. It’s too big and heavy to be whipped out at a moment’s…

HDR-HC1 review

Review:  HDR-HC1 review

The HDR-HC1 is the little brother of the HDR-FX1. It drops the FX1’s 3CCDs in favour of a single CMOS sensor, and shrinks the body size and weight…

Flash 8 Professional review

Review:  Flash 8 Professional review

With this release, Flash 8 Professional gives Macromedia’s multimedia tool Director a good kicking, and ramps up its video tools. Flash 8’s video…

News:  IBC 2005: Avid to add HDV support

Avid has announced that it expects to add support for native HDV support to its Xpress Pro and Media Composer Adrenaline editing tools in October.…

GY-HD100E review

Review:  GY-HD100E review

The HD100 is the first HDV camera to offer interchangable lenses. It’s smaller than it looks, but otherwise it’s just what you’d expect from JVC…

Review:  Bravo Pro DVD review

Primera’s Bravo Pro DVD offers combined CD and DVD authoring with high-resolution label printing. The Bravo Pro includes two DVD burners to speed…

Designing for charity

In-Depth:  Designing for charity

Creating adverts for charities and campaign groups allows you to use your talents to make a difference to the wider world.

Review:  Dimage Scan Elite 5400 II review

Konica-Minolta has now released an upgraded version of the Dimage Scan Elite 5400 scanner that fixes two of the three issues that plagued its…

Review:  VP231wb LCD monitor review

The VP231wb is the first 23-inch widescreen monitor from Viewsonic – and as first stabs go, it’s quite impressive.

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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…