Don't-Miss Creative Stories

What happened to iWeb?

There are brand new features iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand in iLife '11, but sadly, nothing for iWeb. Does this mean iLife's Web page-building tool is now on the iDVD path to nowhere?

Record 1.5

Record 1.5 shows Propellerhead is committed to its new mixing and arrangement workstation. It’s also pretty easy to recommend in a bundle with Record 5, which includes fantastic new sampling features and a drum designer. On its own, it’s a tougher sell.

Reason 5.0

Reason 5 is a must-have upgrade for anyone who uses audio inputs or samples, or wants to program beats. For those who haven’t used Reason for a while, Kong is worth a second look.

Apple software releases include Java updates, ProKit fixes

Java updates for both Leopard and Snow Leopard promise improved compatibility, security, and reliability, while the latest ProKit update fixes a handful of interface issues with Apple's professional software.

Summary: Apple previews OS X Lion, updates iLife and MacBook Air

The focus was on the Mac Wednesday, as Apple previewed the next major version of its Mac OS X operating system. But that wasn't the only news to come out of Cupertino, as Apple also released an updated iLife suite, new MacBook Air models, and a desktop version of FaceTime

Lexmark launches Genesis all-in-one

Catering to the wireless, Web-connected workplace, the Lexmark Genesis targets small business and home office users with a new, upright design.

Editing tips and tricks for Apple's mobile iMovie app

Apple's iMovie app for iOS 4 is fairly easy to use, but it also carries expectations based on what iMovie for Mac (or really any video editor) can do. Being a mobile app, some capabilities aren’t available—or are they? Here are some tips for expanding the editing features of iMovie 1.1.

Imagining iLife '11

It's a safe bet that Apple will unveil a new version of its iLife suite at its press event next week. What's less certain is what new features Apple will add to its photo, video, music, and Website management tools. But that's not going to stop David Chartier from dreaming big.

What is Apple planning for its 'Back to the Mac' event?

Apple says next week's press event will include a preview of the next major version of OS X. But what else could the company have on the agenda? Philip Michaels has a few ideas.

HTML5: What does it mean for you?

We've all heard a lot about HTML5, and it seems to mean different things for different people. David Chartier navigates these confusing concepts and emerges with a clear picture of HTML5 and what it means to you.

Getting the most out of InDesign printing

Printing from pro apps doesn't have to be mysterious. Jay Nelson walks us through the ins and outs of the InDesign CS5 print panel.

Maya 2011

Maya 2011, the 3D and animation package for computer graphic artists, is bursting with new features and improvements. Here's our review.

Fontographer 5

Powerful, reasonably priced font tool for design studios is worth the wait.

Epson releases new large-format printers for photo pros

The new 24- and 44-inch printers provide professional-quality, high-resolution output for the professional crowd.

Autodesk offers AutoCAD WS 3D file editing for iPhone, iPad

Autodesk has introduced AutoCAD WS for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, which lets users view, edit and share DWG files.