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  • Adobe shipping Creative Suite 5
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    Adobe shipping Creative Suite 5

    By 30 April 2010

    Adobe has announced that its latest bundle of creativity software - Creative Suite 5 - is now shipping, and available for consumers to to buy. It includes the most recent editions of the company's flagship software - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,...

  • Adobe hits back at Apple assault
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    Adobe hits back at Apple assault

    By 30 April 2010

    Following the recent blistering assault on Adobe's Flash from Steve Jobs, in the form of an open letter that culminated with the statement "the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards – all areas where Flash falls...

  • Steve Jobs talks Flash on iPad and iPhone
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    Steve Jobs talks Flash on iPad and iPhone

    By 29 April 2010

    Shit just got real. Steve Jobs has penned an aggressive, detailed explanation of exactly why he refuses to implement Flash on the iPad and iPhone, and shed some light on the widening gulf between the two once-friendly companies. He runs down a laundry...

  • Android 2.2: Adobe Flash player friendly as standard
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    Android 2.2: Adobe Flash player friendly as standard

    By 29 April 2010

    Google has promised that the next version of its Android operating system, currently codenamed Froyo, will sport a full working version of Adobe's Flash Player allowing owners of the latest Android powered handsets to watch web videos from their phone....

  • Adobe looking for Android Flash testers
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    Adobe looking for Android Flash testers

    By 19 April 2010

    Adobe has announced that it's opening sign-ups for public beta testing of the Flash Player 10.1 and Adobe AIR 2.0 applications for Android. If you want to be the first person you know to get access on your handset, then you'll need to register your details....

  • Adobe readying Apple lawsuit?
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    Adobe readying Apple lawsuit?

    By 14 April 2010

    Sources are suggesting that the ongoing degradation of the relationship between Apple and Adobe, once the best of friends, is about to get a whole lot uglier, as the latter prepares a lawsuit against the former. Following Apple's move to change its iPhone...

  • Adobe Creative Suite 5 unleashed
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    Adobe Creative Suite 5 unleashed

    By 12 April 2010

    Adobe has announced that the latest version of its massive bundle of art, design, web and development tools has been released. Creative Suite 5 will be available within thirty days.  It includes new versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premiere,...

  • VIDEO: Adobe shows off CS5 painting skills
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    VIDEO: Adobe shows off CS5 painting skills

    By 7 April 2010

    Following its ability to fill in the blanks with the new content-aware fill in Photoshop, the company has launched yet another teaser video of its other new feature in CS5. "I've put together a quick video that simultaneously demonstrates Photoshop CS5's...

  • Adobe Lightroom 2.7, Camera Raw 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7 released
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    Adobe Lightroom 2.7, Camera Raw 5.7 and DNG Converter 5.7 released

    By 6 April 2010

    Adobe has updated its Lightroom, Camera Raw and DNG Converter software packages to support a host of new cameras recently released. The updates add raw file support for nine new popular camera models, including the Canon EOS 550D, Sony A450 and Olympus...

  • Google confirms Chrome browser gets Flash built in
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    Google confirms Chrome browser gets Flash built in

    By 31 March 2010

    Google has confirmed that it will be bundling Flash as standard in future versions of its Chrome browser in a move that is surely designed to aggravate its current relationship with Apple. "Adobe Flash Player is the most widely used web browser plug-in....

  • Google Chrome getting defacto Flash support?
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    Google Chrome getting defacto Flash support?

    By 30 March 2010

    Google is expected to announce that Adobe flash will automatically be bundled with Google's Chrome browser in the future. The news, which is due some time on Tuesday according to Larry Dignan of ZDNet, is not thought to be because Google has to, but because...

  • Brightcove brings video to the iPad
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    Brightcove brings video to the iPad

    By 29 March 2010

    It's a known fact that the Apple iPad doesn't have Adobe Flash support to play back videos from the Web. However visitors to sites that, like the New York Times or the Guardian, use the Brightcove video player shouldn't find that an issue when the new...

  • Adobe shows off content-aware fill in Photoshop as it readies launch of CS5
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    Adobe shows off content-aware fill in Photoshop as it readies launch of CS5

    By 24 March 2010

    Adobe has announced that it will start shipping its latest version of Creative Suite, CS5 from 12 April. And to tease fans of just one of the new bits of technology in it, Adobe has posted a video on YouTube of what appears to be every Photoshop user's...

  • VIDEO: HP Slate gets techno trailer and Flash walkthrough
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    VIDEO: HP Slate gets techno trailer and Flash walkthrough

    By 9 March 2010

    Probably not content with all the "Tablet" chatter revolving around Apple, HP has released two more videos of its HP Slate tablet, first announced at CES, so we can get a better look. The first is a 30 second teaser trailer showing some of the capabilities...

  • No Flash for Windows Mobile 6.5, says Adobe
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    No Flash for Windows Mobile 6.5, says Adobe

    By 26 February 2010

    Flash 10.1 is set to bring a step change in the way that the Web can be interacted with on mobile phones, but the latest statements from Adobe indicate that Windows Mobile 6.5 users will be left out in the cold - only Windows Phone 7 owners will be able...

  • VIDEO: Adobe offers "sneak preview" of Flash on the Dell Mini 5
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    VIDEO: Adobe offers "sneak preview" of Flash on the Dell Mini 5

    By 16 February 2010

    Adobe is offering a "sneak preview" of what Flash-based internet video and games will look like on the forthcoming Dell Mini 5 tablet showing how the Beeb's website will appear on the new 5-inch device. Dell's GM of tablet devices Neeraj Choubey says:...

  • Adobe announces AIR for phones
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    Adobe announces AIR for phones

    By 15 February 2010

    At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Adobe has announced that it's rolling out AIR onto mobile phones. The software platform, which promises interoperability over different operating systems and so is used for plenty of applets, including many Twitter...

  • Motorola Devour official specs announced
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    Motorola Devour official specs announced

    By 5 February 2010

    Following the announcement that the Motorola Devour Android handset featuring  MotoBLUR would be released on Verizon, official specs for the Devour have now also surfaced. The most notable surprise from the release involves Adobe Flash Lite being on...

  • Are Apple's cat calls the death knell for Flash?
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    Are Apple's cat calls the death knell for Flash?

    By 5 February 2010

    There's been much said about the mud slinging going on in Silicon Valley between Apple and Adobe over the issue of Flash. Jobs and his iPad and iPhone aren't particularly interested in supporting the software which he insinuated was the cause of many...

  • Adobe blushes over Flash porn post
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    Adobe blushes over Flash porn post

    By 1 February 2010

    Adobe has elicited an apology from an employee that posted an anti-Apple, pro-porn message on its corporate blog over the weekend. In protest against the iPad not offering Flash support, Lee Brimelow a "platform evangelist" for Flash, posted screengrabs...

  • Why do you need Flash on your iPad? Porn, says Adobe
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    Why do you need Flash on your iPad? Porn, says Adobe

    By 29 January 2010

    Adobe has pulled out the big guns in its fight to get Flash on the iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad - Porn. In a simple post featuring the image above, Adobe says: "Millions of websites use Flash. Get used to the blue logos". A fairly simple statement in...

  • Adobe offers iPad Flash workaround
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    Adobe offers iPad Flash workaround

    By 28 January 2010

    Adobe has thrown a bone to those who are disappointed about Apple's failure to get Flash support into the iPad, offering developers the ability to package their content into apps, instead. The Packager for iPhone application, which was announced at MAX...

  • Adobe Flash coming to Motorola Droid/Milestone
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    Adobe Flash coming to Motorola Droid/Milestone

    By 7 January 2010

    Motorola has said that it will be bringing Adobe's Flash Player 10.1 to the Droid by Motorola. The news means that owners of the phone in the US and the UK (it's called the Milestone) will be able to watch flash videos directly via the phones browser,...

  • Photoshop for iPhone now available worldwide
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    Photoshop for iPhone now available worldwide

    By 1 December 2009

    Adobe has announced that the iPhone version of its photo editing software, which was released in the US back at the start of October, is now available worldwide in any country that has an app store. Adobe says: "After spending three weeks as the "Top...

  • Amazon Kindle gets better battery and PDF support
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    Amazon Kindle gets better battery and PDF support

    By 24 November 2009

    Amazon has bumped the battery life and added native PDF support for its 6-inch Kindle ebook reader on Tuesday via a firmware update following a 6 month firmware improvement and testing program. The news means that the Kindle now has battery life of...