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17 May 2013

Any new arrival on the technical graphics scene is going to have its initial successes with those who are not already committed to investment in existing tools so, while I would recommend MagicPlot to many established users, I will concentrate her

25 March 2013

This review is made on the basis of several months’ experience with late public beta versions of release 10, which have proved solid enough, although some components of the final feature set are not yet in place.

05 February 2013

It probably needs no explanation, these days, but ‘X6’ means that this is the 16th release of EndNote, a program which I’ve been reviewing since release 4.

30 January 2013

 

14 December 2012

After an initial lockstep phase in which MapleSim upgrades were closely tied to those for Maple, release 6 was held back and appeared shortly after Maple 16.

14 August 2012

 

29 May 2012

 

13 January 2012

 

28 September 2011

Software publishers vary in their approach to version numbering and frequency of issue. Some only issue major, full digit upgrades, and then at longish intervals.

06 September 2011

Since Unscrambler last passed this way, then in version 9, its Norwegian publisher Camo Software has launched a 'new generation' image.

28 July 2011

 

05 July 2011

Having gone all out, over several releases, to develop a graphically ‘pencil and paper’ face for its CAS, Maple now has a polished smart worksheet interface which no longer changes in obvious ways between versions.

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For functionality and security for externalised research, software providers have turned to the cloud, writes Sophia Ktori

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Robert Roe looks at the latest simulation techniques used in the design of industrial and commercial vehicles

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Robert Roe investigates the growth in cloud technology which is being driven by scientific, engineering and HPC workflows through application specific hardware

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Robert Roe learns that the NASA advanced supercomputing division (NAS) is optimising energy efficiency and water usage to maximise the facility’s potential to deliver computing services to its user community

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Robert Roe investigates the use of technologies in HPC that could help shape the design of future supercomputers