Oh, Google… now you've gone and done it! The biggest shocker on Wednesday was tucked away inside a blog post detailing a number of lesser services the search giant decided were no longer relevant, but the tech world wasted no time lamenting the loss of Google Reader, which the company plans to give a dirt nap on July 1. The petitions to keep it alive are already out in full force, but something tells us Google won't be changing its mind on this one...
Initially promised as part of Adobe's $49.99 per month Creative Cloud subscription service, Lightroom 4 was MIA when the service launched in May -- an injustice that the company has rectified this week.
Adobe's Creative Suite is the be-all, end-all for creative professionals, so when a new version comes out, it's a very big deal. And this time around, Adobe made its juggernaut Creative Suite software available to the masses with a Master Collection available to access at just $49.99 per month after committing to a full year. So those of us regular folk who don't who just like to dabble with Photoshop and InDesign for personal projects can still get full access to all of the powerful features we love from Creative Suite without paying gobs of money.
And speaking of dabblers, if you've been trying to wrap your head around how to use the new CS6, here are five quick tips to get you starters.
We have liftoff! As promised on Monday with the news that Creative Suite 6 was shipping, Adobe has taken the wraps off Creative Cloud, its $49.99 per month subscription service which includes all CS6 products along with a host of others.
Adobe Systems is having a big week, shipping Creative Suite 6 on Monday and Creative Cloud expected on Friday, but in-between they’ve quietly slipped Photoshop Lightroom 4 into the Mac App Store, marking their fourth title to land on Apple’s virtual store shelves.
If you’ve been clamoring to get your hands on Adobe’s new Creative Suite 6 products, today is your lucky day: CS6 is now shipping and available for immediate purchase and download. Unfortunately, the new Creative Cloud service won’t follow until this Friday.
The annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention kicks off in Las Vegas on April 16, but Adobe has already announced what will surely be one of the hottest items for video professionals in attendance: CS6 Production Premium.
In case you weren’t aware, Adobe is readying the next version of its Creative Suite (along with a new Creative Cloud offering) and as always, that will include a swanky new version of Photoshop. The product managers at Adobe have been previewing new features on YouTube, and another one just hit the web: Content-aware move and extend.
OMG! Apple is having a media event next week! But don’t get too excited… the invitation essentially spills the beans on this education-centric event, so we’ll be surprised if CEO Tim Cook shows up with an iPad 3 under his arm. But hey, it’s an Apple event, so we’re excited to see what they have to say, even if some of us are way too old to be concerned about going to school. While you ponder what Cupertino has in store for next week, have a quick read of the rest of the tech stuff that’s making news for this Wednesday, January 11, 2012.
Adobe kicked off the week with a fairly substantial update to the latest Premiere Pro CS5.5, stomping out a long list of bugs and beefing up compatibility with OS X Lion as the company continues to gobble up unhappy Final Cut Pro customers.