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Apple releases minor updates for iTunes, Aperture

Apple on Wednesday released bug fix updates for iTunes and Aperture, addressing issues with password prompts (in the former) and memory cards (in the latter).

Review: JArchitect analyzes Java code, revealing structures, dependencies, and design flaws

JArchitect provides a wealth of information on your code structure, and offers reports on many code metrics and areas where there are likely design problems. The cost makes it primarily a tool for businesses and commercial developers.

on pcworld.com

QuarkXPress 10 is around the corner

Quark is getting ready to release version 10 of its pioneering desktop publishing program. Meantime, the company is offering a deal on the year-old version 9.

Feedly announces Reeder, Newsify, more as first RSS app partners

Feedly on Monday said it would provide its own API to established apps that previously used the retiring Google API as the foundation for their own offerings.

Review: Briefs makes iOS app design easy and stress-free

Forget paper, static graphics, or ad-hoc solutions -- with Briefs, prototyping iOS apps is as simple as building a slideshow, and as close to the real thing as you can come without calling in a developer.

Font free-for-all: Where to get free and low-cost fonts

High-quality fonts don't have to be expensive. We've compiled a number of resources to pave your way to font independence.

Unity adds free mobile game development for Android and iOS

Unity Technologies has added the ability to develop for Android and iOS games for free using its platform.

on techhive.com

Cloud cover: What Creative Cloud means to you

What's the big objection to Creative Cloud and what should you do about it?

Creative Cloud and iPhoto improvements

We begin this two-part podcast with Jackie Dove speaking with Adobe's Scott Morris about Creative Cloud and its license. Chris Breen then speaks to Jeff Carlson about addressing iPhoto annoyances.

Adobe releases critical security updates for Reader, Flash Player and ColdFusion

Adobe has released scheduled security updates for its Reader, Acrobat, Flash Player and ColdFusion products on Tuesday in order to fix many critical vulnerabilities, including one that is already actively exploited by attackers.

Backlash rises against Adobe's subscription-only Creative Suite plan

A petition on Change.org demanding that Adobe back away from its subscription-only model for its creativity software, including PhotoShop, has collected over 4,400 signatures by late Thursday.

Hands on: Adobe's Mighty and Napoleon drawing hardware for the iPad

Still in the experiment stage, there's no word yet about when we should expect to see Adobe's Mighty and Napoleon hit the shelves, but we got our hands on working prototypes of the devices to try them out and take some photos of them in action.

Hands on: Pixelmator launches smart, significant new upgrade

Pixelmator 2.2 adds a variety of clever new features, including shapes tools, selection options, filters, text tweaks, and more. Lex Friedman goes hands on.

Adobe scraps Creative Suite software licenses in favor of cloud subscriptions

Adobe announced sweeping changes to its Creative Suite software line. Signaling a new focus on integrating creative services in the cloud with its desktop software lineup, Adobe launched a new cloud-based Creative Suite, now named Creative Cloud.

Premiere Pro leads Adobe's video software in Creative Cloud

Adobe's latest versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects bring video enhancements to its new software subscription package.