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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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Adobe: No Jelly Bean Flash, Flash Player pulled altogether August 15

Adobe: No Jelly Bean Flash, Flash Player pulled altogether August 15

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean devices will not get official Flash support, Adobe has confirmed, with the company pulling Flash from the Google Play store altogether after August 15. The decision, which follows Adobe's move to adopt HTML5 for mobile platforms rather than Flash last year, also means that updates to Flash Mobile on Android devices will become more sporadic.

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Adobe Lightroom 4 floats into the Creative Cloud

Adobe Lightroom 4 floats into the Creative Cloud

Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom 4 has joined the Adobe Creative Cloud, meaning users of the subscription-based software rental service can now add the tool to their portfolio. Released to the Mac App Store last month as a standalone purchase for $149, Lightroom 4's addition to Creative Cloud means you could be using it today for as little as $29.99 per month.

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Camera+ turns down Adobe, Google, and Twitter like a boss

Camera+ turns down Adobe, Google, and Twitter like a boss

This week the head of developer group tap tap tap John Casasanta created a news blast that let the world know his company's stance on being acquired by a larger company: "we're doing more than fine on our own." This announcement comes at a time with a lot of "ridiculousness", as he puts it, on the part of the industry as Facebook's acquisition of Instagram racked up the former $1 billion dollars. What tap tap tap maintains is that though it is tempting to get a vast sum of money in exchange for your services and/or your application on its own, the drawbacks far outweigh the positive outcomes.

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Adobe Muse heads to final release

Adobe Muse heads to final release

Starting on the 15th of June, the Adobe Muse Beta program will no longer exist, being instead replaced by the final release of this webpage-building monster. What Adobe has done here is to create an application that allows anyone to create a webpage with ease, but not just that, making the whole process much more focused on the aesthetics, feel, and overall user interface of the site rather than on the building of the bones, so to speak. This update will have Adobe Muse moving to its first stand-alone subscription model.

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Adobe Creative Cloud launches today: $49.99 per month

Adobe Creative Cloud launches today: $49.99 per month

If you don’t fancy dropping a large amount of cash on Adobe’s individual products, its new Creative Cloud subscription is probably your best bet. Adobe has officially launched the service today, which will give you access to the Adobe CS6 suite for $49.99 a month. That includes Photoshop, InDesign, lllustrator, Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and a few more on top.

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