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MAGIX Makes Photo Editing Possible with Netbooks

Photo editing on netbooks is certainly possible. Mini computers are becoming more and more popular. Due to their low cost to purchase, compactness, and mobility, they are so popular that even their lack of overall performance is not a problem for most buyers, and demanding and resource-intensive software applications like photo editing are actually not […]

Nik Software Showcases Sharpener Pro™ 3.0

New plug-in for Photoshop® and Aperture™ incorporates U Point® technology for precise selective sharpening Nik Software showcases at PMA 09 the latest version of its popular Sharpener Pro photographic plug-in for use with Adobe® Photoshop® and Apple® Aperture™. Designed for professionals and photo enthusiasts, Sharpener Pro 3.0 is the most advanced and powerful sharpening solution […]

Nik Software’s Viveza™—U Point® Technology Powered Software—Wins 2009 Hot One Award

Award-winning plug-in provides the most powerful, precise, and easy way for photographers to selectively control and adjust color and light in their digital images Nik Software, Inc. announces today that its award-winning Viveza photographic plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements and Apple® Aperture® has received the 2009 Hot One Award from Professional Photographer magazine. Nik […]

Apple Announces Safari 4 – The World’s Fastest & Most Innovative Browser

New Nitro Engine Runs JavaScript More Than Four Times Faster Apple today announced the public beta of Safari 4, the world’s fastest and most innovative web browser for Mac and Windows PCs. The Nitro engine in Safari 4 runs JavaScript 4.2 times faster than Safari 3*. Innovative new features that make browsing more intuitive and […]

Apple Introduces iLife â

Major Upgrades to iPhoto, iMovie & GarageBand Apple today introduced iLife ’09, which features major upgrades to iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand, and includes iDVD and an updated version of iWeb. iPhoto ’09 builds on the ability to automatically organise photos into Events by adding Faces and Places as breakthrough new ways to easily organise and […]

Symantec Announces New Norton Internet Security Software for Mac

Comprehensive Security Software Solution Protects Against Online Threats and Identity Theft Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced the availability of Norton Internet Security 4 for Mac, a next-generation security suite that integrates an all-new firewall and antivirus protection with tools to help protect against identity theft.  The newest version of […]

Adobe CS4

The next iteration of Adobe’s main apps in the Creative Suite will occur shortly. The Adobe CS4 announcement occurs on 23rd September 2008, at 2pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (Midnight NY time). Sadly that is all I can tell you. But I think you’ll be impressed, I know I have been.

Adobe Releases Photoshop Elements 7 and Premier Elements 7 in a Bundle

Abobe announces the latest versions of these impressive applications for photography and video work. I’ve been developing a great respect for Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 as a photo editor without all the other stuff as I teach a group of keen photographers at a local community center. Likewise Premier Elements brings together all the core […]

FileMaker launches discount products and services program for FileMaker TechNet members

Over 30 products and services – from FileMaker Pro training to plug-ins and more – available from leading FileMaker Business Alliance partners for TechNet members only Press Release FileMaker, Inc. today launched a new program offering discounts on third-party FileMaker-related products exclusively for members of FileMaker TechNet, the official community of FileMaker users, designers and developers. […]

Nik Software Ships Viveza Plug-in for Aperture

Nik Software today released the Viveza plug-in for Aperture 2.1, Apple’s groundbreaking photo editing and management software. The Viveza plug-in allows Aperture users to selectively control light and color in photographic images without ever having to leave Aperture. Press Release “With the power and popularity of Aperture, we want our customersto decide how and where […]

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition Released

Integrates the Latest Stable Applications with Long Term Support Press Release Canonical Ltd. announced the upcoming availability of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop Edition for free download on Thursday 24 April. In related news, Canonical also announced the simultaneous release of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server Edition. Ubuntu 8.04 Long Term Support (LTS) provides a stable platform […]

Canonical Announces Ubuntu Desktop Training

Online Course Designed for Corporate and Home Users Press Release Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, today announced training for corporate and home desktop users to get started with Ubuntu. The Ubuntu Desktop Training program provides simulations, practical exercises and information to make daily tasks easy. No prior knowledge of the Linux-based operating system […]

Genetica 3.0 Announced

Spiral Graphics Inc. has announced Genetica 3.0, a powerful new version of its popular seamless texture and graphics application. Press Release Spiral Graphics Inc. has announced Genetica 3.0, a powerful new version of its popular seamless texture and graphics application.  A video showcasing the major features to be introduced in Genetica 3.0 is available at […]

Scott Kelby Computer Books

Scott Kelby is Top-Selling U.S. Computer Book Author for 2007, According to Nielsen BookScan Data Press Release For the fourth consecutive year, Peachpit author Scott Kelby hasbeen recognized as the top-selling computer book author in the U.S.according to Nielsen BookScan data. Kelby’s Peachpit titles continue to lead the pack with the numberone iPod(R) book, The […]

Nik Software Announces Vivezaâ

New plug-in provides the most powerful, precise, and easy way for photographers to selectively control and adjust the color and light in their digital images Press Release NikSoftware, Inc. announces today Viveza, the latest addition to its lineof award-winning photographic plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop andPhotoshop Elements. Nik Software’s Viveza is a powerful and intuitivesoftware tool […]

Canto Cumulus 7.5.2 tames Apple’s Spotted Cat

Fixes and performance enhances across all platforms are rolled into Cumulus 7.5.2 update, which introduces support for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. Press Release Canto announced today the immediate availability of Cumulus 7.5.2, an update that improves all Cumulus products, including Workgroup, Enterprise, BrandAssistant and the Cumulus Web clients. Most significant in the update is […]

FileMaker Upgrades Popular Business Productivity Kit

Adds Web integration and enhanced customisation; available with free trial of FileMaker Pro 9 Press Release FileMaker, Inc. announced today the immediate availability of its upgraded Business Productivity Kit (download it now at, which is designed to help small businesses be instantly productive and grow as the business grows. Improvements to the Business Productivity […]

Apple Introduces iWork â

New “Numbers” Spreadsheet Added Press Release Apple today introduced iWork ’08, a significant upgrade to Apple’s productivity software suite featuring new versions of Pages and Keynote word processing and presentation applications, and introducing an innovative new spreadsheet application called “Numbers.” Numbers introduces the concept of intelligent tables on a flexible canvas, a new approach that […]

DxO Labs and REALVIZ® Join Forces to Offer Demanding Photographers Exciting Software Bundles

Award-winning imaging applications DxO Optics Pro v4.5 and REALVIZ® Stitcher® are available together for the first time and at a significant saving of up to £ 155!* Press Release     DxO Optics Pro, the advanced software application for automatic digital image enhancement, and REALVIZ® Stitcher®, one of the most powerful and widely recognized image stitching applications, […]

New FileMaker 9 Product Line Delivers 30 Ease-of-Use Breakthroughs including Live Connections to SQL Data

Innovative new FileMaker 9 PHP Site Assistant enables non-programmers to create PHP-driven websites Press Release FileMaker today announced the immediate availability of FileMaker Pro 9, ( a major new version of the most award-winning desktop database for Windows and Mac OS. The new FileMaker 9 product line, which the company called its most dramatic new offering […]

PhotoTessel is a Photohop/Element/Corel plug-in that enables you to create all kind of symmetries

PhotoTessel is a plug-in to Adobe Photoshop 7/CS/CS2 and CS3 on Mac OS X or Windows 2000/XP/Vista, it works also inside Elements, Corel PhotoPaint or PaintShop, Microsoft, ULead and more. Press Release PhotoTessel is a very powerful filter plug-in for PhotoShop/Elements or any application that supports Photoshop plug-ins. With PhotoTessel you will do professional pattern […]

Advanced Photoshop Techniques DVD

“Advanced Photoshop Techniques” is a 6 hour lesson that go deaply into Photoshop CS2 and teaches you how to get beyond the learning curve and apply the tools creatively on an intuitive level. Press Release It’s finally here!  The new “Advanced Photoshop Techniques” DVD is now available at .  Click on the “DVD” link […]

Photoshop CS2 in easy steps

A good reference book for beside the computer while working in Photoshop Photoshop CS2 in easy stepsBy Robert ShuffleBothamComputer Step, 2005ISBN: 1 84078 300 1 There are so many books on Photoshop. Most are good. And many people still report getting so far and then being overwhelmed by the complexity of the program. This book […]

From Back Bedroom to Country Mansion

Xara celebrates its 25th Anniversary Press Release  From a bedroom in a small English country village, in 1981, little did Charles Moir know that he was creating a software product – Wordwise, that would take the BBC Micro market by storm. From those little Acorns, his company grew vigorously to become one of the leading graphics […]

Illustrator Brushes release new sets of brushes / swatches / symbols for use in Illustrator have just released a new set of brushes (brushes pack 2 – 600 royalty-free brushes) for Adobe (r) Illustrator (r). The brush set is download from and costs $7. The brushes include a wide range of new unique brush […]