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News:  Adobe posts AE and Premiere CS3 betas

Adobe has released downloadable betas of its new video applications After Effects CS3, Premiere Pro CS3 and Soundbooth CS3 on its Adobe Labs Web site.

Designjet Z3100 review

Review:  Designjet Z3100 review

HP’s new range of 24- and 44-inch photo printers bring some innovative ideas to the large format market and are capable of producing some cracking…

Exilim EX-Z1050 review

Review:  Exilim EX-Z1050 review

The appearance of a sleek shooter that snaps 10-megapixel photos for under £200 is enough to make even the most jaded creative do a double take.

News:  Apple adds eight-core Mac Pro

Apple has debuted its first Mac Pro workstation featuring Intel 'Clovertown' quad-core Xeon processors, which has two brand-new 3.0GHz chips.

Intensity review

Review:  Intensity review

Most video capture cards try to offer as many different connection types as possible, but Blackmagic Design's tiny Intensity has two HDMI ports only.

Velocity review

Review:  Velocity review

The Velocity² external hard drive is new to the UK, but it’s based on the same Silicon Image shell that LaCie has rebadged as the Two Big eSATA & USB.

News:  Beta Preview: Illustrator CS3

The new version of Illustrator includes innovative colour scheme creation tools, new drawing tools and better integration with Flash for Web…

News:  Beta Preview: InDesign CS3

InDesign CS2’s interface was the nearest to the new overarching Creative Suite front end and it introduced collapsing palettes versions ago, but...

News:  Beta Preview: Photoshop CS3

The beta version of Photoshop CS3 has been available since November, but Creative Suite 3 introduces an expanded version of the application called…

News:  Beta Preview: Flash Professional CS3

Flash is the first member of the old Studio 8 to take on the new Creative Suite interface. It’s a definite improvement over the Macromedia…

News:  Beta Preview: Dreamweaver CS3

Dreamweaver may have bested GoLive as the visual Web design tool of choice, but as an almost two-year-old nag, Dreamweaver 8 was near to being…

News:  Beta Preview: Bridge CS3

Adobe’s asset management application hasn’t had too many new features added to it, but those that are there aim to make finding images and video…

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Beta Preview: Bridge CS3

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…

Beta Preview: Bridge CS3

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…

Beta Preview: Bridge CS3

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

Please contact the artist about licensing his work. Iain's site is at http://www.iainmacarthur.com/