Adobe is actively wooing publishers to adopt their Flash-based technology for the new digital magazine and newspaper formats, but will it be a standard if Apple’s mythical tablet doesn’t want to play along?
If forced to choose a photo editor to sit down and have a beer with,
Elements 8 would be our drinking buddy of choice. It’s friendly, smart,
and it seems to know what we want to do with our images even before we
do. Unlike with Photoshop CS4, which is certainly the expert in its
field and the go-to choice for pro photographers, Elements 8 packs just
the right combo of helpful, intuitive tools for average Joes and
powerful features that even hard-core Photoshoppers can appreciate.
This morning, Adobe Systems made some dreams come true with pre-release updates to two of their key Internet products: Flash Player 10.1 and AIR 2.0. The updates were previously announced in early October and previewed at the recent Adobe MAX 2009 event, but are now available for everyone.
The Apple TV makes its way back into the Apple news cycle with an OS update. The Apple TV also gets to ride the coat tails of the report that Apple is shopping a $30 a month TV subscription service to television networks.
Finally, Adobe gets all passive aggressive on Apple with its latest jab at the iPhone's lack of Flash.
While many of us are familiar with the teeny little cube informing us
that we've ended up at a Flash-based site on our iPhones, it appears
that Apple's intransigence on the software plug-in has irked Adobe.
Adobe announced that Flash Professional CS5 will allow developers to create native iPhone apps and we discuss the pros and cons of the announcement and ready ourselves for the upcoming swarm of Flash games converted to iPhone games in the App Store.
A Google ad sets the rumor world ablaze with speculation. Macs gain a few percentage points in the American home and we invite you to join our DonorsChoose '09 Challenge.