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Evernote acquires Skitch, drops price

Evernote not only wants you to remember everything--the company wants you to have the option to annotate it, too. On Thursday, Evernote announced that it had acquired Mac image annotation software Skitch and its two co-founders, and eliminated its $20 price tag--the application is now free.

First Look: Adobe Edge makes HTML5 dance

Adobe's JavaScript-based animation tool is rough around the edges, but shows incredible promise

Autodesk releases trio of CAD apps

Autodesk brings business-to-business software to the Mac App Store.

Adobe previews Muse Web design app

Muse is a freeform interactive Web authoring tool targeted to print-oriented designers.

Maxon unveils Cinema 4D R13

Maxon will ship Cinema 4D Release 13 in September, the next generation of its 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting and animation software.

Google engineer, Adobe squabble over Flash bug credit

Adobe patched 13 critical bugs in its nearly-ubiquitous Flash Player on Tuesday, but came under quick criticism from a security engineer who works for Google.

Boxee launches iPad app, AirPlay integration

The Internet video streaming service Boxee aimed square at the Apple crowd on Tuesday, launching both an iPad application and a firmware update to its own Boxee Box hardware that includes AirPlay integration as an "experimental" feature.

Quark sold to merger and acquisition company

Quark acquisition seeks to bolster its position in dynamic and digital publishing.

Remains of the Day: With the greatest of ease

High-tech devices meet low-tech smuggling methods in China, consumers won't be replaying iTunes movies anytime soon, and how do Apple's computers boot up? Not so fast, says one company.

Apple updates Logic 9 Express, Pro

On Monday Apple released minor updates for its Logic Express and Logic Pro audio recording and editing software.

MotionComposer animates in Flash and HTML5

Aquafadas has unveiled MotionComposer, a new program that lets developers more easily create website animations that can run simultaneously on both Flash-oriented desktop browsers and iOS devices that run HTML5.

Apple updates QuickTime security for Leopard, Windows

QuickTime 7.7 promises to improve security for anyone still running Mac OS X 10.5. Windows uses can also update a security update for the Windows-compatible version of Apple's multimedia software.

Four things you need to know about Adobe Edge

While you shouldn't expect Adobe Edge to replace its Flash standard anytime soon, it will act as a gateway for the company to start using HTML5.

Remains of the Day: Mr. October

The next iPhone still hasn't officially surfaced, but the latest rumors suggest you'd better get your costumes ready. Elsewhere, the return of the Apple HDTV rumor that will not die, and international iTunes users get a small but welcome improvement.

Adobe unveils Edge motion and interaction design tool

Adobe's new motion and interaction design tool, now in pre-beta, is available as a free preview on Adobe Labs.