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Adobe rolls out security updates to fix holes in Acrobat, Flash, and Reader

Adobe rolls out security updates to fix holes in Acrobat, Flash, and Reader

Adobe has rolled out some security updates that patch holes found in Adobe Acrobat, Flash, and Reader that cause computer crashes. It doesn't detail anything specific about the security issues that were addressed, nor what the patches fix precisely. Still, the updates went out today, so you can update your applications to fix any issues you might be experiencing.

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Adobe acquires Behance to improve Creative Cloud with new community features

Adobe acquires Behance to improve Creative Cloud with new community features

In an effort to boost its Creative Cloud service, Adobe has acquired Behance, an online service where creative professionals can showcase their portfolios. With the acquisition, Adobe is looking to expand its web-based offerings with more community-focused features that users can take advantage of.

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Apple, Google, and RIM involved in Kodak patent buyout

Apple, Google, and RIM involved in Kodak patent buyout

Earlier this morning, it was announced that Kodak sold off all of their digital imaging patents for a total of $525 million in order to help pay off chapter 11 bankruptcy bills. At the time, though, a list of companies who bought these patents off of Kodak wasn't disclosed, but now the list has been released, and it includes a total of 12 companies, including Apple, Google, and Research In Motion.

Lightroom 4.3 gets HiDPI Retina update

Lightroom 4.3 gets HiDPI Retina update

Adobe has updated Photoshop Lightroom to suit HiDPI displays like those on Apple's Retina MacBook Pro models, the latest refresh to the graphics company's software to suit pixel-plentiful panels. Lightroom 4.3 now has HiDPI support within the Library and Develop Modules; the new version also adds support for twenty new digital cameras.

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Adobe updates Creative Cloud service with new tools, Teams, and more

Adobe updates Creative Cloud service with new tools, Teams, and more

Adobe updated some of its Creative Suite 6 products earlier, but they're at it yet again, introducing a few updates to their new Creative Cloud subscription service. The service adds a new feature call Teams, as well as a number of other features exclusive to subscribers, including Smart Object support for the Blur Gallery and Liquify tools.

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Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 get Retina HiDPI update

Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 get Retina HiDPI update

Adobe has updated Photoshop CS6 and Illustrator CS6 to suit Apple's Retina displays on select MacBook Pro models, refreshing the interface so as to make the most of all those extra smoothing pixels. The update, a much-anticipated and demanded one from users of the high-end Macs, was promised back in August, with Adobe saying at the time that nine titles from its CS6 suite would be fettled to suit HiDPI screens.

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Adobe’s Connectusers.com shut down due to breach

Adobe’s Connectusers.com shut down due to breach

Adobe has stated that its user forum was breached, prompting the company to shut down its Connectusers.com website. The Connect conferencing service itself was not compromised, nor were any of Adobe's other websites. The hacker claimed to have gotten ahold of 150,000 log in credentials from customers and partners.

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Tech giants launch Web Platform Docs for web standardization

Tech giants launch Web Platform Docs for web standardization

A handful of web browser developers and other leading tech companies have launched what's called Web Platform Docs, which aims to create “a new, authoritative open web standards documentation site,” and addresses the issue of finding a single source of accurate and quality information on all web standards that are scattered around the internet.

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Adobe unveils Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11

Adobe unveils Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11

For many people out there who like to touch up the digital photos they take or create artistic prints using their photos, Adobe Photoshop Elements is the way to go. Photoshop Elements lacks the features of the full version of Photoshop, but it's significantly cheaper. Adobe has announced all-new versions of Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements with both applications now in version 11.

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HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook delivers Thunderbolt and Win8 touchscreen

HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook delivers Thunderbolt and Win8 touchscreen

The folks at HP have jumped in on the Windows 8 universe with a brand hew Ultrabook by the name of HP SpectreXT TouchSmart - complete with a touchscreen display. This device has a 15.6-inch IPS LCD screen working with multitouch and Radiance Full HD so you're ready for awesome high definition media action. This device is also extremely portable at just 17.9mm thin and weighs in at just 4.77 pounds.

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Adobe coaxes Creative Cloud users with VIP treats

Adobe coaxes Creative Cloud users with VIP treats

Adobe is trying to coax new users to come to its Creative Cloud offering. It's doing this by offering the Creative Cloud members exclusive features on certain Adobe products. For instance, Adobe today unveiled a new set of Illustrator features exclusively available to Created Cloud members. The features are being offered ahead of other new features offered to members next month.

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Adobe says no more Flash on Android

Adobe says no more Flash on Android

This week marks a significant change for Android users. Last November Adobe announced that it would stop the development of Flash for mobile devices. As of yesterday, Adobe disabled new installs of Flash on Android devices. Things aren't looking good for Flash as a whole with support for Android over, iOS having never embraced Flash, and Microsoft offering only limited Flash support for Windows 8.

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