December 14, 2006
Company Also Previews Adobe Bridge and All-New Adobe Device Central
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Dec. 14, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) will introduce a beta version of Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 software, the next release of the world standard in digital imaging, on Friday, December 15th. Adobe is delivering a widely available Photoshop CS3 beta to enable customers to more easily transition to the latest hardware platforms, particularly Apple’s new Intel-based systems. The beta is available as a Universal Binary for the Macintosh platform, as well as for Microsoft® Windows® XP and Windows Vista computers. The final shipping release of Adobe Photoshop CS3 is planned for Spring 2007. The software can be downloaded at: http://labs.adobe.com, in the early hours Pacific Standard Time on December 15.
December 7, 2006
Adobe Is World’s First to Achieve Three Platinum-Level Certifications for Energy and Environmental Design Excellence
November 21, 2006
The Adobe® Design Achievement Awards celebrate student achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts.
The competition, which showcases individual and group projects created with industry-leading Adobe creative software, honors the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, and computer artists from the world’s top institutions of higher education.
November 21, 2006
Source: AP via Business Week
Shares of Adobe Systems Inc. rose to a 52-week high Tuesday, after an analyst predicted strong demand for the software maker’s Creative Suite 3, which includes Adobe’s flagship Photoshop and Illustrator graphic design programs.
The San Jose, Calif.-based company’s stock rose $1.08, or 2.6 percent, to $42.39 in morning trading on the Nasdaq after rising as high as $42.75 earlier in the session. The stock hit its previous 52-week high last week, and has traded as low as $25.98 in the last year.
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November 16, 2006
kuler is a new hosted application for creating, exploring and sharing color harmonies.
November 7, 2006
Written by Martin LaMonica
On Tuesday, Adobe is expected to announce the donation in conjunction with the Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. The code will form the basis for a new open-source project called Tamarin, which will be governed and manned by developers from Adobe and Mozilla.
November 6, 2006
Adobe has publically announced a prerelease of the Adobe Color Engine (ACE) as a stand alone library that can be used by non-Adobe applications.
ACE is built into Adobe products and therefore couldn’t be used by non-Adobe products. This project takes a chunk of ACE (the color conversion engine) and packages it for use by applications that support external color management modules using ColorSync on the Mac OS and ICM2/WCS on Windows.
November 2, 2006
Premier Global Student Competition Recognizes the Best Student Work in Design, Film and Interactive Content for the Web; Expands to Include 30 Countries
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Nov. 1, 2006 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced its call for entries to the seventh annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). The program honors and recognizes the most talented and promising student designers, photographers, illustrators, animators and digital filmmakers from the world’s top design, film, interactive and Web higher education programs. This year, the competition will accept entries from 30 participating countries.
October 30, 2006
John Nack, the Senoir Product Manager for Photoshop recently posted a blog responce directed towards critics of Adobe’s decision to release a new beta application called Soundbooth without Mac PPC support in the initial beta. The beta, available at Labs.Adobe.com is a brand new application built in the spirit of Sound Edit 16 and Cool Edit that provides the tools video editors, designers, and others who do not specialize in audio need to accomplish their everyday work.
October 30, 2006
Source: Mercury News
Written by Ryan Blitstein
It’s hard to believe that just 25 years ago, most people couldn’t print out documents from their personal computers — in fact, hardly anyone owned a personal computer.