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Adobe Flash Professional CC 2014

Flash Professional CC 2014 review: Minor tweaks a boon to developers

With Creative Cloud, updates to Adobe's suite of apps will be more frequent, but not as dramatic. Flash Pro CC 2014 is an excellent example: A bunch of little changes add up a fine, if underwhelming, upgrade.

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Intel, Microsoft promise DirectX 12 could halve PC graphics power draw

Intel demonstrated that a graphics-intensive app consumed 50 percent less power when running on DirectX 12 versus DirectX 11.

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Corel Painter 2015 review: Digital art studio betters its best features

It's not a revolutionary update for the world's leading natural-media painting application, but key improvements keep Painter 2015 at the top of its class.

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Nvidia reveals PC-like performance for 'Denver' Tegra K1

The 64-bit "Denver" derivative of Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor has yet to ship, but Nvidia released some early benchmarks of its performance at the Hot Chips conference.

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Illustrator CC2014 review: Adobe continues to add refinements that benefit illustrators

Usability enhancements to drawing and perspective tools round out this latest revision.

Adobe InDesign CC

InDesign CC 2014 review: Better e-book tools, easier workflows

The latest version of Adobe's desktop publishing program features much-needed features for creating ePub documents.

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Photoshop CC 2014 review: Image editor gets new time-saving features

Even after all these years, Adobe continues to add new features to its venerable image and photo editor that make it easier to get your work done.

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Wolfram's Mathematica 10 connects math to the cloud

The first version of Mathematica built around the Wolfram Language is equally at home with basic functions, machine learning, and even programmatic access to external hardware.

Intel approached AMD about access to Mantle

AMD's Mantle offers a free performance boost for games which use it. Nvidia is making waves, too. So as Mantle moves forward, where is Intel in all this?