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May 14, 2013
by sjvn01
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There’s next to no cloud in the Adobe Creative Cloud

Mea culpa. When the news first broke that Adobe was no longer going to be selling its Adobe Creative software line— Photoshop, InDesign, DreamWeaver, etc., etc. — as Adobe Creative CloudI thought Adobe had moved their creative professional product line … Continue reading

September 30, 2012
by sjvn01
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Adobe Flash: I’m not dead yet!

Yes, we all hate Flash. Even Adobe’s not that crazy about Flash anymore. Too bad. There’s still no replacement for it. HTML5 video you say? What about it? There’s nothing magical about it.  HTML5’s video tag doesn’t define which the … Continue reading

November 17, 2011
by sjvn01
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Google Music: Your Great Music Locker in the Cloud (Review)

I’ve been using Google Music since it was in beta. At first, it didn’t interest me that much. Yet another way to save my music to the cloud? How much good really was that? Well, after using it for several … Continue reading

November 2, 2010
by sjvn01
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GPLv2 Blocks VLC from Apple’s App Store

It had to happen eventually. Open source software is all about letting anyone have access to the source code, and Apple is all about restricting any software access on its platforms. So when questions began to be raised about whether … Continue reading