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Expressionist Classic FX2020 Clunky but funky

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Expressionist Classic FX2020 Clunky but funky

Altec Lansing’s glossy Expressionist Classic FX2020 stereo speakers sound as good as they look.

ARE you looking for a pair of speakers that look as good as they sound? Then the Altec Lansing Expressionist Classic FX2020 may be right up your alley. These speakers are more for the user who is concerned with style and design.

HIDDEN: The volume controls are well-hidden and difficult to reach.

Conclusion

The Altec Lansing Expressionist Classic FX2020 takes up a wee bit too much desk space, uses unsightly thick wires and lacks a remote.

However, the sound quality is something to appreciate at a reasonable volume and the speakers do not look that bad.

Can’t give Altec Lansing flack for trying to be tasteful with the shiny design.

Pros: Easy setup; decent sound quality.

Cons: No remote; chunky design; lacks power.

EXPRESSIONIST CLASSIC FX2020

(Altec Lansing)

PC stereo speakers

Dimensions (H x W x D): 127 x 127 x 159mm

Price: RM299

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Photoshop CS4 Extended the best gets better

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Photoshop CS4 Extended the best gets better

Taking an already extensive and powerful photo editing tool and making it better is a tall order and yet Adobe has done it with Photoshop CS4 Extended.

SEAMLESS PANORAMA: Although not new in Photoshop CS4, the Photomerge has been made even better with more advanced automated analysis and blending.

MORE DEPTH: Photoshop CS4‘s Merge and Blend allows you to blend several shots of the same subject with different focal points into one photo with extended depth-of-field.

SPEEDY: One of the more major changes in Adobe Bridge is that the application launches faster and displays thumbnails faster too.

Conclusion

As usual, every new generation of Photoshop puts the software even further ahead of its rivals, and Photoshop CS4 Extended is no exception.

While probably not revolutionary, Photoshop CS4 has hundreds of little tweaks and interface changes that together make up for quite a lot.

I for one, am very happy with how Adobe has concentrated on maximising the viewing space and still have all the important tools at your fingertips, something which I feel Creative Suite 3 had really taken a step backwards with in its panels and toolbox design.

In fact, there are so many little changes in Photoshop CS4 I have only barely scratched the surface of the number of new features you can find in it.

Of course, being that the software costs RM4,099 it’s probably not worth upgrading to if you’re a casual user who already has Photoshop CS3, but for an imaging professional, this is certainly a worthy upgrade.

Pros: GPU acceleration; improved menus; lots of small tweaks and new features.

Cons: Pricey.

Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended

(Adobe Systems Inc)

System requirements: 1.8GHz processor or faster, 512MB RAM, 1GB HDD space, 1,024 x768-pixels display, 16-bit video card with OpenGL 2.0 and Shader Model 3.0 (or newer), QuickTime 7.2, Internet connection required.

Price: RM4,099 for Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended, or RM10,239 for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Master Collection

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Altec Lansing Expressionist Bass FX 3022 Towering reverberations

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Altec Lansing Expressionist Bass FX 3022 Towering reverberations

The Altec Lansing Expressionist Bass FX 3022 exudes a ­commanding presence when placed on a desk but does it perform up to the standard?

When I took this pair of speakers out of the box and placed them on my work desk, I was reminded of the religious monuments erected by ancient Polynesians on Easter Island.

The Expressionist Bass FX 3022 really does look like one of those stone heads and it makes you feel like some sort of Polynesian monarch with a mandate from a higher power to turn up the volume and blast the beats.

They do not take up as much space as you would initially guess. The tower-like satellites house a down-firing subwoofer which is a great space saving design.

However, this model may not be for those who prefer to have a separate gigantic subwoofer. Like most speakers, it was pretty ­straightforward to install as it is, literally, plug and play.

I was disappointed that it only had volume control buttons and lacked a bass control knob. Even the volume control buttons could be more prominent rather than being cleverly camouflaged on the top of the right satellite.

The wiring on this model is needlessly messy. The wires seem to merge together at the back of the satellite and it is incredibly ­difficult to be tidy with them.

Conclusion

I do think the Expressionist Bass FX3022 is a fun addition to anyone’s computer.

The model lives up to the design, and holds its own when you are playing music and games.

The lack of bass control could be an issue for some but it’s certainly not a deal ­breaker.

All in all, an impressive system that may be just a notch over what could be considered a reasonable price for it.

Pros: Excellent sound and bass quality; unique tower-like shape.

Cons: No bass control; untidy wiring; a tad pricey.

Expressionist Bass FX 3022

(Altec Lansing)

PC stereo speakers

DIMENSIONS: 254 x 134 x 134mm (h x w x d)

PRICE: RM488

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