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Adobe updates Creative Cloud with new apps, new features, and even new hardware

All 14 of the major desktop apps are getting performance updates and new features, plus three new iPad apps and Adobe's first-ever hardware.

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Corel ends test of Painter that supports Kinect-style control

Corel has pulled the plug on the Corel Painter Freestyle app. You can no longer download it or even use it if you have it already.

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Photoshop goes 3D with Creative Cloud upgrade

Adobe's upgrades to Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Muse debut new 3D printing facility for its flagship app.

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MakeVR puts you in control of designing 3D objects

Take the familiarity of a joystick control and blend it with a a pro-caliber CAD engine: You'll wind up with MakeVR, which helps non-designers build complex models.

Adobe debuts open source Generator in new Photoshop update

New plug-in platform automates image asset production and management for Websites, mobile apps, and games

Stop bashing MS Paint! One 97-year-old uses it to make beautiful digital paintings

Microsoft Paint may not be the most advanced design app out there, but 97-year-old Hal Lasko uses it to create stunningly beautiful artwork

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New QuarkXPress 10: Major overhaul modernizes the publishing package

Quark launches a state-of-the-art QuarkXPress to push the app into the Cocoa era.

Hands-on: Corel graces Painter X3 with new visual, brush, and painting features

Corel launches Painter X3, the 13th version of its fine-art program, with new visual, brush, and painting features.

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3D modeling software helps design one-of-a-kind guitars

A New Hampshire design firm is using its expertise in 3D modeling and music in a new business making custom wood guitars.

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3D modeling software helps design one-of-a-kind guitars

The design team at Redpoint Studios uses Autodesk's Fusion 360 to design custom wood guitars.

Extensis times upgrade of Suitcase Fusion to Adobe Creative Cloud launch

Suitcase Fusion's new features offer access to fonts, lessen's application toggling, and hasten prototyping

Quark tightening upgrade policy for XPress publishing program

After June 30, Quark will only support upgrading from one previous version of QuarkXPress to the current version.

Adobe Creative Cloud cracked and pirated mere days after launch

So much for the idea of an Internet connection making software more secure to cracking attempts.