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How to detect whether an email is fake or real

We all get them. Emails from our bank, PayPal, eBay, Skype etc, all telling us that we've received a file/payment or that something's gone wrong and we need to log in to address the issue. But which are real and which are fake?

Switching from Adobe Creative Suite to alternatives

Adobe shocked many in May 2013 when they moved from selling retail box software to their 'Creative Cloud' monthly subscription model costing £46 per month for individuals - that's over £550 per year. Currently CS6 sells for around £1200, so that's equivalent to buying the software every two years. Many people will skip several releases if there are no tangible benefits, or simply because of the cost. So what alternatives are there?

Bailey bags 19th award for 123insight

Martin Bailey collected his 19th accolade for 123insight at The Manufacturer Awards ceremony as a result of a case study written on defence manufacturer Roke Manor Research.

Review: Camcard for iPhone

camcard-iconI'd been looking for an app that would allow me to scan and dispose of my array of business cards and digitally inject information directly into the Contacts app. There are several in the Apple App store, most of which are priced between £3 and £5 with mixed reviews. A couple of them have free trial versions, so I selected Camcard.

Review: CorelDraw X6

Now on its 16th incarnation, CorelDraw X6 has a few shiny new toys to show off. If you are looking for vector and general image control software should you consider it?