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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).

Remains of the Day: Graphic content

Apple's brought on engineers to help its image(s), the Mac Pro appears to be heading towards the big tech graveyard, and might more targeted ads be in Cupertino's (and our) future?

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.

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.

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.

Illustrator and InDesign get makeover, move to the cloud

InDesign and Illustrator—part of Adobe's original Creative Suite—will receive a series of upgrades, including a dark interface, support for Mac Retina displays, and signature Creative Cloud features like Sync Fonts, Sync Colors, and Sync Settings.

Photoshop moves to Creative Cloud, merges Photoshop Extended

Photoshop Extended, the more advanced, expensive package that included 3D capability and sophisticated image analysis tools has now been merged into Photoshop CC.

Review: Acorn 4 adds impressive features and a smart new look

Acorn 4 can't do everything that Photoshop can do. But Lex Friedman says that the image editor offers an impressive slew of new features and surprising ease of use, and it may well boot Photoshop from your Dock.

Review: Get scanner-like features for any camera with Prizmo 2

With Prizmo you use your iPhone camera, point and shoot camera, or DSLR to capture images of documents, and then the software uses optical character recognition (OCR) to turn the scans into editable text.