Test of ExpanDrive 2.0.3

ExpanDrive allows you to create and mount remotely any SSH, SFTP or FTP server onto your desktop, including Linux shares, Unix shares, or OS X shares, and use them as if they were local disks. The functionality is not new; Interarchy allows you to do the same, but it doesn't elegantly mount the drive on …

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SymmetryWorks 5 and LP create patterns for projects ranging from Web to stained glass

SymmetryWorks 5 and LP are important upgrades to Artlandia's product portfolio for creating patterns in Adobe Illustrator CS3 and CS4. The products guarantee Artlandia's market leadership --there's no denying. The first and most obvious new feature is insertion mode. When the SymmetryWorks plug-in is in insertion mode, you can add lines, bezier curves, rectangles, etc …

What users want: the driving force behind iStudio Publisher

iStudio Publisher, the new layout design application, struck us as an intelligent move and we wanted to know more about the developers. We had an e-mail based interview with Andy Carrott from c:four, the company that develops iStudio Publisher. The interview is short and the Q&A basic, but it gives some insight in c:four's targets …

Review: Layers, a high-quality screenshot creation tool

A Spanish company by the name of Wuonm Web Services created the best screenshot creation tool I've ever come across, Layers. Layers adopts a completely new approach to screenshot taking, making the job of educators, editors and everyone else who is involved with screenshot creation on a regular basis a lot easier and efficient. The secret of …

DVDs for archiving. The Kodak and Verbatim fight out.

Kodak media are said to be the media with the best longevity of all disc media in the market. Claims of 100 years are normal for Kodak, and since you can't really test it as an individual user except by exposing these media to direct sun light and by abusing them in every conceivable way, it's very hard to check if the claims are true. Perhaps more to the point is if a Kodak disc — which is a good deal more expensive than a Verbatim "Archive Media" — behaves better than the latter.

IntelliScanner Mini, the smallest barcode scanner intelligently interfaced

IntelliScanner is always on the look out for innovative products. A couple of years ago they came with the Scanabout, a USB-dock based Bluetooth barcode scanner, a couple of years before that, they had the PDF417 scanner (which I purchased and still use to full satisfaction today). Last year, IntelliScanner released their Microvision-manufactured ROV IntelliScanner. …

EndNote X2, Professional Citations in Pages ‘09

Thomson Reuters' EndNote X2 is a full-scale citation application that integrates with Microsoft Word and with Apple Pages '09. One look at the manual of EndNote X2 and you'll know this is serious software that enables students, scientists, legal professionals, M.D.'s, and educators to add footnotes and bibliographies like they are supposed to in their …