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Quick overview of Adobe’s all new Carousel service

Adobe’s Carousel is along the lines of what I wanted from Apple’s Photo Stream service — the ability to capture, edit and seamlessly disseminate photos across my devices. That’s precisely what Carousel does. Install the app on your desktop, iPad and iPhone and you’re instantly able to share images between them. This is an amalgamation […]

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Deploying Steve Jobs to assert Apple’s position against Adobe: Panic in Cupertino?

You know the Adobe/Apple issue has escalated into outright business war when Steve Jobs pens a 22 paragraph statement picking apart the Adobe position and reminding the Apple iFaithful precisely why they love the marketeer, the man, the genius that is Jobs. The fact that Jobs has decided to post a public ‘blog’ (“Thoughts on […]

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Adobe’s shitty Flash ordering shit system = FAIL

I just tried to order an upgrade of Dreamweaver CS4 from Adobe’s absolutely rubbish online ordering system. The problem with Adobe is that they absolutely insist on using their tools for their online services. When you want to order anything online with them, you have to learn their stupid interface. I saw the PayPal icon […]

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Qualcomm brings Adobe’s Flash to BREW

It looks like Flash has got itself a little bit more territory in its quest for mobile domination – it’s struck up a partnership with mobile giant Qualcomm. Late last week, Qualcomm announced that its BREW platform, used by some US operators, will now come with Adobe’s Flash. The partnership will see both companies create […]

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Adobe makes web development free

Adobe is making some serious moves into corralling the mobile development market. It’s just announced its latest plan for mobile domination, called the Open Screen Project, with a series of big-name partner like Cisco, Intel, LG, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Qualcomm, and the BBC all getting involved. Adobe says the project is aimed at “enabling a […]

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Adobe gives mobile unit a new home

Adobe has decided to fuse its mobile unit with the rest of its operations, with the company’s Mobile and Devices Business becoming part of the company’s Experience and Technology Group. According to Adobe, the move is meant to help the software maker in “engineering our desktop and device technologies more closely together”. Or, the other […]

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Microsoft signs Adobe’s Flash Lite for Windows Mobiles

So, just weeks after Microsoft announced it was bringing Silverlight to Nokia mobiles, the software giant has gone and struck a deal with Adobe to bring rival rich media software Flash Lite to Windows Mobiles. Microsoft has licensed Flash Lite “to enable web browsing of Flash Player compatible content within the Internet Explorer Mobile browser […]