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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…

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…

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…

News:  Beta Preview: Fireworks CS3

Almost redundant as a graphics application, Fireworks has been reborn in Adobe's Creative Suite 3 as a Web site prototyping application.

News:  Beta Preview: Device Central CS3

When they were Macromedia products, much was made about outputting media from Flash and Fireworks to mobile devices such as phones and PDAs.…

News:  CS3: Premiere Pro goes OnLocation

The new version of Premiere Pro -- announced today -- is the first to be available on the Mac platform since the first version with the Pro…

Review:  PlasmaFX review

PlasmaFX is a collection of Final Cut Pro plug-ins, which are based on Mac OS X’s incredibly efficient Core Image system for near-real-time…

Magic Bullet Colorista review

Review:  Magic Bullet Colorista review

Colorista is a colour-correcting and colour-matching plug-in for digital video work, designed for use with Red Giant's film-look plug-ins -…

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Magic Bullet Colorista review

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…

Magic Bullet Colorista review

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

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