Mainframe2 envisions a future where you can use computationally demanding applications right in your web browser. That future is closer than you might think — in fact, it’s seconds away from happening.
On Tuesday evening, I drew a monocle on VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall. But this was no ordinary monocle, because the Adobe software I used to create it was running on servers 3,000 miles away and piped directly to my web browser.
“The Elements products serve the consumer audience,” said product manager Bob Gager. “They like the capabilities that a lot of the pro tools have, and with Elements, we’re bringing those to life in a very consumer-friendly way.”
Adobe’s been building a lot of bridges between development and design lately, and its latest launch is a very solid bridge, indeed.
“To be clear, $9.99 is not an introductory price,” Adobe employee Winston Hendrickson wrote in a blog post on the news. “It is the price for those of you who sign up by December 31, 2013.”
While not specifically stated, I felt like one of the driving points behind Adobe’s decision to transform its Creative Suite software bundle into a subscription-based online service (Creative Cloud) was an intention to curb the large number of people who would pirate apps like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
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Adobe has launched Photoshop Touch for the iPhone and Android phones in a bid to make its flagship photo-editing software available across the most popular smart devices in the world.
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Adobe has just released Photoshop CS6 as a free downloadable beta for the first time, and the new version of its signature image-editing software is still great, based on some hands-on time we spent with it today.
Steve Jobs’ crusade to rid Apple products of all traces of Flash continues with word that Lion, the new Mac OS X, has many issues with Adobe programs, including disabled Flash Player hardware acceleration.
Build-your-own-social-network company Ning announced today that it is adding Aviary, a photo-editing tool that works inside a social network’s web browser, to its social networks.
Adobe posted steady earnings and revenue growth Tuesday that exceeded the expectations of Wall Street analysts thanks to the introduction of a new subscription-based model for its popular photo-editing and design software.
Canv.as, an online image-sharing website created by 4chan founder Christopher Poole, has raised $3 million from Union Square Ventures, the company announced today.
Christopher Poole, also known as “moot” and the founder of online imageboard 4chan, has a new image-sharing startup called Canv.as. Now he just needs to build a community around it as successful as — but hopefully a bit tamer than — his last venture.
Canv.as, a slightly secretive image-sharing and content creation site created by 4chan founder Christopher Poole, has opened its doors to the rest of the world — but for viewing purposes only.
Adobe, the developer of popular design applications like Flash and Photoshop, brought in a record $1 billion for the first time in its fourth quarter this year, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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