Review: Epson Stylus Photo RX680 multifunction printer

Epson's new multifunction printer is a versatile performer, capable of printing very good text, photo images, and business graphics. It color scanner works well, and the copier is fast. The RX680 is one to consider for both its speed and image quality.

Microsoft Expression Media 1.0

This long-forgotten media management program joins the Microsoft Office 2008 lineup as an alternative to iPhoto, Aperture, and Adobe Lightroom.

PMA best of show: Nik's Viveza

Rick LePage has stalked every aisle at PMA, and his pick for the best product at the show is Nik’s Viveza, an upcoming color and tone correction tool for Photoshop.

PMA: Jobo announces GPS digital camera add-on

At PMA, Jobo is showing Photo GPS, a combination GPS device and software that sits on your camera, letting you tag your photos with the locations where they were shot.

PMA: Compact cameras litter the show floor

At PMA, the point-and-shoot cameras are everywhere, and it's hard to tell them apart.

PMA: Eye-Fi keeps on rolling

The maker of the 2GB wireless SD card for digital cameras rolls into PMA on a full head of steam, with new features and agreements with Nikon and Lexar.

PMA notes: Whither Aperture?

As the annual PMA show starts up in Las Vegas, there's one topic that pro photographers have been kibitzing about: where's Aperture 2.0?

Creative odds and ends

We clean out our to-post list with items on a Web-based vectorization tool, the font stars of 2007, Veerle's vintage Photoshop effect tutorial, Derrick Story's take on the new Digital Rebel, and a quick take on the upcoming Photosmart Pro B8850.

Insider ships FontAgent, server updates

Insider Software has shipped Leopard-compatible versions of FontAgent Pro and FontAgent Pro Server, adding smart search functionality and support for Active Directory servers.

Extensis announces Universal Type Server

Extensis has announced its next-generation font-management application, Universal Type Server, a new product that merges the best of the company's existing font servers, Font Reserve and Suitcase Server X1.

New HP printer targets advanced amateur photographers

On the heels of Epson's announcement last week of the Stylus Photo R1900, HP today unveiled the Photosmart Pro B8850, a $550 photo inkjet aimed at advanced amateur photographers.

Nikon vs. Canon debate: a reasoned defense

The "Nikon vs. Canon" debate predates the digital SLR, and Nikon's latest D-SLR bodies have added fuel to the fire. A new review by Luminous Landscape's Michael Reichmann offers some reasonable reasons why Nikon has stepped ahead of its longtime competitor.

Epson announces new photo printer

Epson has announced the Stylus Photo R1900, a $550 pigment-based inkjet printer optimized for glossy papers.

Telestream ships Final Cut plug-in for MAXX video servers

Telestream, makers of the Flip4Mac Windows Media components for QuickTime, has released the Image Server Component for Final Cut Pro, which lets editors work with video on 360 Systems' MAXX video servers.

New FAA battery rules also impact DV pros

New FAA flight regulations could cause problems for DV professionals who normally travel with spare lithium-ion batteries for their camcorders.