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  • FIRST LOOK: Roxio Toast 9 Titanium

    Even from its new application icon, it's clear that Roxio's Toast 9 Titanium is more than just a rehash of last year's application. While it's still recognizably Toast, there are a lot more features under the hood, especially for users interested in converting and burning video content.

  • PRODUCT REVIEW: AirPort Express (802.11n) Base Station

    Like the original AirPort Express Base Station, released in 2004, Apple's latest version is a Wi-Fi access point compact enough (3.6 by 2.9 by 1.1 inches, 6.7 ounces) to fit in a laptop bag and designed to plug directly into an electrical outlet. Priced at £65, you can use the Express to create a wireless network of its own or to extend the range of a network provided by another Express or by an AirPort Extreme Base Station (£119). Security options include WPA and WPA2 encryption – Personal and Enterprise versions – as well as the older WEP.

  • Mac security update tweaks Aperture 2.0

    SAN FRANCISCO (03/26/2008) - Apple has released Security Update 2008-002 1.1 for Mac OS X v10.5 'Leopard'. The software updates a security software package that was first distributed in mid-March.

  • Photoshop Elements 6 ships for Mac

    Adobe Systems on Monday announced that it's shipping Photoshop Elements 6 for the Mac. It costs $89.99. Photoshop Elements 6 is the latest version of Adobe's image editing software for mainstream users, rather than graphics professionals. It features a streamlined set of features and user interface with many elements drawn from the "full" Photoshop package, emphasizing simplicity of use.

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom updated

    Adobe has released updates to its Photoshop Lightroom and the Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in, both available immediately as free upgrades for existing users.

  • Toast 9 features Blu-Ray video, streaming

    Roxio is set to introduce Toast 9 Titanium, a new version of its disc burning software for Mac OS X. The new release will retail for $99.99, and will be available initially as a download, with boxed discs to follow later this month. Toast 8 Titanium users will be able to get a $30 discount on the new release.

  • HP shows off future printing technologies

    Hewlett-Packard Monday offered a peek into future printing technologies, introducing a new inkjet printer that prints thousands of pages per minute and ink that retains its shine even when exposed to extreme elements.

  • Corel teams up with Wilcom for DecoStudio

    Corel has launched DecoStudio, its first software produced in partnership with Wilcom International, a specialist in embroidery and decorations technology. Aimed at the apparel and promotional items industries, Corel claims that DecoStudio offers the industry's most comprehensive solution for multi-decoration design, combining the intuitive interfaces of CorelDRAW with the flexibility and digitizing quality of Wilcom ES.

  • Samsung sets sights on printer, laptop PC markets

    Samsung Electronics hopes it can extend its leading position in the computer monitor market into the printer and laptop PC sectors this year, a senior executive said Monday at the Cebit trade show in Germany.

  • Apple ships Time Capsule

    The Apple Time Capsule, which was announced during Macworld Conference & Expo in January, has begun shipping. Notifications of the shipments began reaching customers that pre-ordered the device early this morning.

  • Eizo adds 30-inch LCD monitor for designers

    Eizo will launch the latest addition to its ColorEdge LCD range, the CG301W, at this year's Focus on Imaging Exhibition. The 30-inch LCD includes several high-end features such as a wide colour gamut, 12-bit hardware calibration, and picture-by-picture that the company says is suitable for a wide range of professional graphics applications such as digital photography and soft proofing.

  • Apple releases Mac OS X 10.5.2

    Apple has released Mac OS X 10.5.2, an update that addresses several common complaints regarding some new Leopard features, while also adding new features and fixing numerous bugs.

  • FIRST LOOK: NovaMind 4 Pro

    Mind-mapping is a form of visual outlining that can help you get a better overview of your projects, open your mind when brainstorming, take notes, and organize disparate ideas easily. Unlike text-based outlines, mind maps don't lock you into a rigid vertical structure: you can move items around, change their spatial relationships, and link them as you want.

  • FIRST LOOK: Google Presentations

    Google wants to turn your Web browser into an all-purpose application. As if e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, and scheduling weren't enough, you can now also create presentations without leaving your browser, thanks to Google Presentations.

  • First Look: Sony PlayStation Eye

    It's hard to believe that it's been four years since Sony's EyeToy, a glorified webcam for the PlayStation 2, had kids immodestly hopping, dancing, and flailing in front of TV screens well before the Nintendo Wii muscled in on motion-control turf.

  • What's new with Mac OS X 10.5 Server

    The client version of OS X 10.5 won't be the only version of Leopard to spring into action on October 26. Apple also plans to release Mac OS X Leopard Server, potentially the biggest update ever to its server-side software.

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