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
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.
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.
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.
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. Others go for small but frequent issues.
Since Unscrambler last passed this way, then in version 9, its Norwegian publisher Camo Software has launched a 'new generation' image.
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.
Robert Roe looks at recent developments in processor and accelerator technology
Robert Roe discusses the potential for software-defined storage with Excelero’s Josh Goldenhar
With innovation in cooling technology increasingly more important to ensure energy, performance and cost efficiency of HPC, Keely Portway speaks to experts to find out what is driving the latest innovations
Robert Roe talks to Southampton University’s Oz Parchment about the decision-making behind the latest HPC system at the University
Gemma Church explains the background behind explosive growth in the simulation and modelling of low- and high-frequency electronics