Neil Bennett

Neil Bennett

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Review:  Premiere Pro review

Premiere is back from the brink. Just when it looked like the video-editing product should be put out of its misery, it has been given ...

Review:  Xpress Pro review

As with its predecessor, Xpress DV, Xpress Pro sits at the top of the software NLE pile, placed alongside Final Cut Pro looking down on ...

Review:  Power Mac G5 review

The most highly awaited creative computer of 2003 is finally here. Apple’s Power Mac G5 – dubbed “the world’s fastest personal computer” and “the…

Review:  Centurion review

Sitting next to Toshiba’s grand Satellite P20 (reviewed here) and Dell’s über-powerful Precision M60 (reviewed here), you’d expect the less…

Review:  Precision M60 review

Unlike the much-lauded M50, the Precision M60 mobile workstation from Dell is not an upgrade of a previous model. With the M50 now available with ...

Review:  Satellite P20-S203 review

The Satellite P20 is the largest laptop we’ve ever seen, dwarfing even Apple’s 17-inch G4 PowerBook – and at 4.5kg, it’s certainly the heaviest so…

Review:  Edius review

Edius’s main strength is its interface. Canopus has obviously put a lot of thought into its brand-new NLE, as it’s exceedingly efficient to use.…

Review:  Acumen Xeon Dual 3.06GHz review

The Acumen range includes two base designs: the Acumen Xeon 3.06GHz and the Acumen Dual Xeon 3.06GHz. We looked at the latter, higher-end system,…

Review:  Final Cut Pro 4 review

Final Cut Pro has come a hell of a long way since its launch in April 1999. Arriving shortly after Apple’s iMac-driven resurgence, the NLE ...

Review:  photon20vision review

The photon20vision isn’t LaCie’s first LCD display. The company launched the photon18blue in 2001 for a whopping £1,800 – though that was an…

Review:  FlashTrax review

One of the most annoying problems with digital photography is that there’s never enough space on your media cards for all the pictures you want ...

Review:  Edition 5 review

Edition 5 is different. In an arena of increasingly homogenized video-editing tools, it’s great that someone is walking an entirely different path…

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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…