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Tips to use Adobe Illustrator for the creation of arrows and arrow heads

July 2, 2013
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For a beginner, everything, from the interface to the tools may seem difficult and thus creation of novel elements may seem like a daunting task. However, constant practice can help you master this versatile application. Most people find it difficult to perform simple operations and use the basic functions. It should be noted that using […]

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New eBook available: The Power of B&W in Adobe Lightroom & Beyond (A Masterclass)

April 12, 2011
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The Power of Black & White in Adobe Lightroom & Beyond (A Masterclass) by Piet Van den Eynde is an exceptional course on creating black and white photographs in Adobe Lightroom. For the emerging photographer, digital black and white seems like it’s simply a mouse-click away but the process to create exceptional monochrome images requires […]

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Flash coming to iPhone & iPad … ish!

November 2, 2010
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Three months ago I mentioned the Skyfire browser might be coming to iPhone soon. Well, now it has been approved by Apple and is expected to appear in the App Store on November 4th with a price tag of $2.99 in the US App Store. Skyfire has a trick up its sleeve. It doesn’t fully […]

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Photoshop vs Photoshop Elements: Which One Is Right for You?

November 2, 2010
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If you’re in the market for an image editing software, chances are you’re choosing between Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. Both are excellent software for manipulating digital photographs and images. In this article, I’ll discuss some of the ways the two software are different. Hopefully, after reading this, you can make an informed decision. Keep in […]

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Flash no longer included on Macs per default

October 27, 2010
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The new MacBook Air from Apple comes without Flash pre-installed, something which Mac’s have had for a long time. But as you might know, Steve Jobs is not a big fan of Flash and Flash is not even possible on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Apple is now doing the same as Microsoft by […]

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Apple now allowing Flash-based apps in App Store

September 11, 2010
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No, you still cannot use Flash on any of the iOS devices like you can on your desktop computer, but, Apple has changed their developer guidelines to allow Flash-based applications, meaning that Adobe’s tool to (more or less) convert Flash applications into App Store-apps, might become useful again. Steve Jobs did say on June 3rd […]

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Steve Jobs: Apple Could Reconsider Flash, But…

June 3, 2010
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Steve Jobs (Apple CEO) spoke at the D8 conference a few days ago where he’s quoted to be saying: “Some things are good in a product, some things are bad. If the market tells us we’re making bad choices, we’ll make changes. We’re just trying to make great products.” “We just made a technical decision. […]

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Apple vs Adobe – Six Battle Shoothout

May 18, 2010
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Wired.com did what everybody was waiting for, except we didn’t know we were waiting for it. They put up six battles in the “Apple vs Adobe” war, with regards to Flash, of course. The six “battles” were: Mobile vs Desktop Openness vs Closedness Serving up the “full” web Games Security and Stability Streamlining development tools […]

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H.264 Already Won vs Flash – Microsoft Picks H.264 for Internet Explorer 9

May 14, 2010
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past, oh I don’t know, few months, you would already know that there’s quite a battle going on between Apple and Adobe over the use of Flash on iPhone and iPad. Few weeks ago, Apple posted a letter on their site called “Thoughts on Flash” by […]

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Apple Posts “Thoughts on Flash” – by Steve Jobs

April 29, 2010
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Apple just posted an open letter called “Thoughts on Flash” and signed by Steve Jobs himself. The letter answers the “why not?” questions and covers six topics: Openness, the full web, security and performance, battery life, touch and drawbacks of relying on third-party development tools. You can read the full letter from the link above […]

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Adobe Preparing a Lawsuit Against Apple? Screw You, Adobe!

April 14, 2010
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Tom’s Hardware is writing in an article today that Adobe might be gearing up to a lawsuit against Apple because of the whole Flash deal, more or less. While nothing is official yet, sources are citing that it could all happen within a few weeks. Earlier in the “iPhone vs Flash”-war, Adobe announced how their […]

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Adobe Photoshop CS5: Content Aware Fill – Amazing New Feature (+Parody Video)

March 29, 2010
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While there are a few great alternatives to Photoshop, and even a free one (GIMP), there’s no way around it – Photoshop is the king of image editing software. One of the great new features of Photoshop CS5 (not released yet) is Content Aware Fill. Adobe just released a demonstration (sneak peek) of this new […]

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Is Flash A Goner In The Future? What Will Happen?

February 22, 2010
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Google just finished taking over On2 Technologies and their video format, VP8,  so Free Software Foundation (FSF) sent an open-letter to Google where they encourage Google to release VP8 as an open-source format and also use it themselves on YouTube. By doing that, Google will “free” the world from patented and proprietary formats such as […]

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Future Of Flash in iPhone/iPad? “Old Technology”, Says Steve Jobs

February 20, 2010
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Yada yada yada, the iPhone doesn’t support Flash. Everybody knows that by now. If you follow Apple, or just tech news in general, you will also know that their new soon-to-be-released iPad doesn’t support Flash either, as Steve Jobs (by accident, I guess) demonstrated during the iPad keynote presentation. Personally I don’t care about Flash. […]

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Apple Released Aperture 3 = Lots Of Problems !!!

February 16, 2010
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Last week, Apple released Aperture 3 for Macintosh. The newest version in their range of “pro” applications, this one aimed at pro photographers, but amateurs who wants something more than what iPhoto can give them, are of course also welcome to use Aperture. As you might have read, I recently got myself my first DSLR […]

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iPhone Users “Downloaded” Flash 7 Million Times in December

February 11, 2010
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By now it’s no surprise to anybody that the iPhone doesn’t support flash and that the new iPad is not going to do so either. Steve Jobs even demonstrated it (by accident?) at the iPad presentation keynote when he browsed to a newspaper website (I can’t remember if it was WSJ or NYT) and flash […]

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Adobe Shows How Unhappy They Are With iPhone Missing Flash

November 3, 2009
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Early last month, Adobe announced how they can add flash to the iPhone using their new Adobe Flash Professional CS5 software. The only catch is, they will run as iPhone applications instead of using any form of built-in Flash support within the Safari browser. Now Adobe is getting more and more unhappy with the fact […]

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