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Review:  Phaser 7400 review

Xerox may be known to designers for high-spec laser printers, but the Phaser 7400 is a low-cost A3+ unit going up against the likes of HP’s…

Review:  SilverSTOR XS review

Storage can be a problem for small creative studios. You want to have a central place on your network to keep your projects to make them…

Review:  FlexScan S2110W review

Every creative wants a widescreen monitor. Palette-laden applications – DTP tools such as InDesign and QuarkXPress, and editing software such…

Data Animator review

Review:  Data Animator review

An After Effects plug-in that creates charts and graphs is not the most creatively exciting effects tool you’ve ever seen, but the huge time…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

GY-HD100E review

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

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