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New version of Manga Studio captures comic art in color

Comic book and graphic novel creation software gets a new interface and color capability.

Black Pixel releases Kaleidoscope 2

Black Pixel on Thursday released Kaleidoscope 2, with new features including Perforce support, folder diffs, and an overhauled design.

Hype 1.6 makes HTML5 animation creation even easier

Tumult on Monday unveiled Hype 1.6, with new actions, new timeline features, Retina display support, and more.

Adobe acquires Behance to augment its Creative Cloud community

Adobe's acquisition of creative professional social networking community uses established network to spread the Creative Cloud brand

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Adobe updates Photoshop, boosts Creative Cloud services

Adobe used its Creative Live event to spotlight updates to a range of its creative products and services.

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Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Reviewing the newest iPads, mastering software, easy backups

Our Macworld Doppler radar shows a lot of huge stories from the week gone by. It’s cloudy with a chance of MacBooks. Or more accurately, iPads and Mac minis. But MacBooks sounded better.

Hands on with Google's YouTube iPhone app

Google's released a brand new YouTube app for iPhone, so Lex Friedman and Dan Moren walk you through what the software brings.

Google launches standalone YouTube iOS app

Apple's removed the built-in YouTube app from iOS 6, so Google has released a standalone YouTube app for the iPhone and iPod touch just ahead of the OS update's likely release.

Remains of the Day: Fauxbulous

Congratulations on your e-book settlement--now just don't spend all of your refund in one online bookstore. Elsewhere, Tim Cook and Larry Page have a tete-a-tete and one fellow makes the most convincing fake Apple Store you've ever seen.

SketchBook Pro relaunches with new features

SketchBook Pro, the “artistic toolkit” application for desktop computers, relaunched Thursday with a new user interface and other new features.

Hands on with Quark DesignPad

Quark, which has historically catered to the creative pro designer community, has branched out to offer a free iPad app targeted to novice designers.

Adobe releases six critical patches for Flash, AIR

Adobe Systems has released fixes for six critical vulnerabilities affecting its Flash multimedia application and AIR runtime, five of which could allow for remote code execution on a system.

Researcher: Obama, Romney apps gather personal data

The smartphone apps created to promote the campaigns of President Obama and his Republican election rival Mitt Romney gather a slew of personal data about the folks who use them.