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Dropbox looks beyond the cloud with email, photo apps, better business features

Between Dropbox for Business, the new Carousel photo app, and Mailbox's platform expansion, one thing is clear: Dropbox wants to be more than a cloud locker.

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The story of the Windows XP 'Bliss' desktop theme—and what it looks like today

Like Windows XP itself, Microsoft's 'Bliss' image of rolling green hills has aged, and evolved. Here's its story— and what the real-world site looks like today.

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First look: Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad

Adobe's pro photography editing software has come to the iPad: Take an in-depth tour of its features with Macworld contributor and photographer Jeff Carlson.

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How many keys does this keyboard need for Photoshop? Try 319

A Kickstarter project attempts to simplify the Photoshop creation process—with a placemat-sized keyboard.

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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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The Kardashians hint at marketing potential for Instagram's messenger

Instagram Direct could help some brands boost their engagement, as a pack of inescapable reality TV stars proved.

New Instagram feature allows users to share photos, videos with specific people

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Instagram Direct will allow users to share their photos with up to 15 followers

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Microsoft's new Photosynth tools aim at a new artistic medium

Microsoft's new Photosynth tool introduces two new visual formats that fuse information and artistic presentation.

Adobe expands Photoshop Photography Program to everyone

From now until December 2, you too can subscribe to both Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 for just $10 a month.

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The first ad debuts on Instagram, courtesy of Michael Kors

If you're a woman using Instagram in the U.S., get ready to see ads from the designer whether you follow him or not.

Yahoo snaps up LookFlow to improve Flickr

Five LookFlow engineers will join Yahoo's Flickr team in San Francisco in an effort to improve photo discovery on the image-sharing site.

Summary: Apple unveils slew of new iPads, MacBooks, Mac Pro, and apps

In a fast-paced event Tuesday, Apple unleashed a bunch of new products across its iPad and Mac product lines, along with updates to over 20 apps and (oh, yeah) a new version of OS X, too.

on macworld.com

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When 10 seconds don't do -- Snapchat now lets photos stay for a day

Snapchat is giving photos and videos captured with its app some longevity.

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Windows 8.1 Photos app loses Facebook, Flickr, and other image sources

Microsoft will drop integration for Facebook and Flickr from the Photos app in Windows 8.1.