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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.

Power Mac G5 dual 2.7GHz review

Review:  Power Mac G5 dual 2.7GHz review

Apple’s new G5 isn’t nearly as groundbreaking as some of the new Windows PCs covered in our workstation group test in Digit 88, but it’s still an…

Katana 3D-9 review

Review:  Katana 3D-9 review

This is the most powerful laptop we’ve ever seen – except you could hardly call it a laptop. It’s built around an NVidia Quadro FX Go 1400…

Combustion 4 review

Review:  Combustion 4 review

Combustion has been portrayed in many different ways by Discreet since its inception, but the company has had the most trouble trying to convince…

News:  A quick Sharpener for Photoshop

Nik Multimedia has launched version 2.0 of its nik Sharpener Pro Photoshop plug-in for optimizing detail on photographs and other images. The…

ColorEdge CG220 review

Review:  ColorEdge CG220 review

Eizo is attempting to tackle death of the CRT with its latest ColorEdge monitor for designers, the CG220. It offers the same focus on colour –…

News:  JVC to launch ProHD

JVC is to launch a new pro-level 3CCD camcorder at the NAB show in Las Vegas, which runs from April 16-21. The GY-HD100 uses an expanded version…

IntelliStation Z Pro review

Review:  IntelliStation Z Pro review

The last IBM workstation we looked at was rather behind the times – but this is right up-to-date. Dealer Matek’s entry into our last workstation…

News:  3DS Max 7.5 for subscribers only

Discreet has announced a free update for its 3DS Max modeling, animations and rendering suite, which will ship in mid-April. However, version 7.5…

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Canon upgrades budget SLR to EOS-350D

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…

Canon upgrades budget SLR to EOS-350D

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…

Canon upgrades budget SLR to EOS-350D

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

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