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Adobe Project Mighty cloud pen and Napoleon digital ruler to ship in H1 2014

Adobe Project Mighty cloud pen and Napoleon digital ruler to ship in H1 2014

Adobe, who is best know for producing software such the ever-popular Photoshop, seems quite serious in its first ever hardware venture. The company is now announcing that it expects have its Project Mighty pen and Project Napoleon ruler manufactured and released by the first half of next year.

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Photoshop Photography Program aims to lure CS3 owners to subscribe

Photoshop Photography Program aims to lure CS3 owners to subscribe

Adobe has revealed the Photoshop Photography Program, a $9.99 per month scheme that the company claims its specifically targeted at digital photographers who currently use an older version of Photoshop. The subscription package - open to anyone with Photoshop CS3 or higher - bundles several features of Adobe's Creative Cloud suite, including Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5, for those who might not want, need, or make use of the other software usually included in the more expensive package.

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Adobe rolls out “major update” for Creative Cloud

Adobe rolls out “major update” for Creative Cloud

Back on December 11, Adobe rolled out a fairly substantial update to Creative Cloud, adding new tools and other such changes that gave it quite the boost. They're doing this again, with the company announcing the release of a "major update" that we began hearing about back in May at The Creativity Conference. With the update comes Behance integration.

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Adobe Lightroom 5 lands as beta edges to expiration

Adobe Lightroom 5 lands as beta edges to expiration

Adobe Lightroom 5 has been officially released, replacing the free beta with a new, paid version. Available either as part of a Creative Cloud subscription or as a standalone app, Lightroom 5 offers a range of photo-editing tools for making quick changes to shots, including automatic landscape straightening and the ability to add in multiple vignettes.

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Photoshop Express rolled out in the Windows Store

Photoshop Express rolled out in the Windows Store

Tablets can be handy little photo-editing devices, particularly for photographers or media workers who need to tweak an image on-the-go without pulling out a laptop. For that reason, Adobe launched an app version of Photoshop for Android and iOS users called Photoshop Express, which offers some of the editing capabilities found in the regular desktop variety of the software. It has been available for most mobile users for awhile now, but starting today it is also available for Windows users.

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Adobe Project Mighty and Napoleon mark group’s first hardware releases

Adobe Project Mighty and Napoleon mark group’s first hardware releases

As Adobe announces that they'll no longer be selling software in physical boxes, they continue their physical presence in this world with two bits of hardware: Project Napoleon and Project Mighty. With Project Mighty, the company is showing a cloud-connected stylus made specifically for apps and interfaces inside the Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop CC included. Adobe Project Napoleon is a candy bar-sized accessory that will allow users to keep digital lines straight - or curved, if they like.

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Adobe Photoshop CC pushes system online with subscription-based Creative Cloud

Adobe Photoshop CC pushes system online with subscription-based Creative Cloud

This week's Adobe Max 2013 conference has played host to the announcement of a new system known as Creative Cloud, taking what did exist with Adobe's Creative Suite and making it a system prepared for the future online. This transition brings in a monthly subscription cost of $50 USD in exchange for Sync services, 20GB of online storage for documents of all kinds, and automatic cross-platform downloads to and from all applications in the suite. This push also includes access to the Behance community hub for creative discussion online.

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Adobe working on Lightroom app for iOS, can edit RAW images

Adobe working on Lightroom app for iOS, can edit RAW images

Adobe is planning to release a professional-level photo-editing app for iOS that will be similar to the company's Lightroom editing software. Adobe plans to add the ability for the app to sync with Lightroom so that users could edit photos on their iOS devices and send them back to their computer for finalization.

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Unity 3D team dumps Flash for web gaming

Unity 3D team dumps Flash for web gaming

Unity Technologies, the company behind the widely used Unity 3D game engine, has ditched Flash, arguing that it is unconvinced that Adobe's technology has any future in gaming. The company will stop selling Flash deployment licenses to developers immediately, though those who have already bought one will get support through the 4.x lifecycle of the add-on. Instead, Unity is working on a new web-publishing system, though the company isn't saying exactly what it is yet.

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Adobe Lightroom 5 now available in beta form

Adobe Lightroom 5 now available in beta form

After a little over a year since launching Lightroom 4, Adobe has launched a public beta of Lightroom 5, which comes with some nifty new features. The new piece of software includes Smart Previews and an Advanced Healing Brush, allowing photographers and designers alike to edit their photos with even more detail than before.

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Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch moves onto Apple

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch moves onto Apple

Adobe announced some great news earlier today, stating that it had made a whopping $1.008 billion in the past 3 months. That earnings figure was about 30% higher than its anticipated $750 million earnings figure. Unfortunately, Adobe followed that good news with some terrible news. It has just announced that its Chief Technology Officer, Kevin Lynch has resigned from the company. The resignation came in the form of a SEC filing.

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Adobe rakes in $1.008b of revenue in Q1 2013

Adobe rakes in $1.008b of revenue in Q1 2013

Adobe has reported its quarterly earnings for Q1 2013 that ended on March 1. The company has made $1.008 billion during the past three months, exceeding its own expectations of $750 million to $1 billion for the quarter. The company also announced that it has passed 500,000 Creative Cloud paid subscribers, while free users are past the two-million mark.

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