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Apple releases iTunes 10.6.3 update

The new iTunes update, released Monday, adds support for iOS 6 beta and fixes several bugs.

Adobe patches critical Flash bugs, ships sandboxed plug-in for Firefox

In addition to patching seven critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player, Adobe also also released the "silent update" tool for OS X, and said it had prepped Flash for Mountain Lion by signing its code, a requirement if users are to install software downloaded from sources other than Apple's own Mac App Store.

Adobe patches critical flaws in Photoshop, Illustrator

Adobe released several security updates on Monday, addressing nine arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities that affect Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator CS5.

Remains of the Day: Right here, right now

Microsoft Office for iPad may appear this fall, and a new dock-connector port might appear on iPhones and iPads some day, but you can download several of Steve Jobs's appearances right now.

QuarkXPress 9.3 update features new Kindle support

QuarkXPress 9.3 lets users export content directly to the Amazon Kindle format.

Viddy adds thumbnail options, filter mixing, and faster encoding

Viddy, the app for sharing short video clips with your friends, scored a variety of updates this week: custom thumbnails, filter mix-and-matching, and faster video encoding.

Weekly Wrap: New apps, new accessories, and helpful Mac hints

Hey, it's a three-day weekend! Might we suggest you unwind with this recap of our biggest stories from the week gone by?

Hands on with SketchBook Ink

Previewed at last March's iPad event, Autodesk's SketchBook Ink has hit the App Store for all to test and play with. Being the naturally curious sketcher that I am, I took it for a quick spin.

Reviewing Creative Suite 6

Adobe Creative Suite experts Jay Nelson and Lesa Snider stop by to discuss the latest versions of Adobe's software for creative professionals -- specifically InDesign and Photoshop.

Open-source Perian project to end development

The team behind Perian, the plays-anything video component for QuickTime, will cease development for the plug-in after one final release.

Enter our iPad digital art contest, sponsored by Scosche

Show off your digital artistry skills for a chance to win some great prizes from Scosche.

Adobe will issue free security patches for high-profile Creative Suite apps

Adobe plans to patch security holes in Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5.5, and Flash CS5.5, reversing an earlier decision to require paid upgrades.

Adobe Creative Cloud, subscription editions, go on sale

Adobe's complete slate of creative applications is now on sale for download, in boxes, via subscription, and in the cloud.