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Microsoft Silverlight no silver bullet

Embrace. Extend. Extinguish. That was the mantra. Well, that was then and this is now. Over the past few months, Microsoft have been busying themselves with their Expression range of creative tools, the idea of which is to bridge the perceived yawning gap between developer and designer. A good idea, for sure, and all of […]

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Adobe CS3 could net Apple $900m

I couldn’t wait any longer and I simply had to buy my brand new 15 inch Apple MacBook Pro. I’m running Adobe Photoshop and it’s not half bad, but I suspect it’ll run a lot faster when it’s ready for the Intel processor inside my MacBook Pro. However, there are a lot people out there […]

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Adobe and Microsoft having creative differences? Part 5: end game

For reasons best known to Apple, they pushed forward with the release of their Intel Macs, ahead of their previous release date. Given that Adobe doesn’t have a history of jumping through Apple’s hoops, why is it that Adobe seem to have caught the pace with their Creative Suite 3? In the first installment, I […]

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Adobe and Microsoft having creative differences? Part 4: future war

Right now, Adobe needs Microsoft. They need their Windows franchise because most of their customers use Windows. Dilemma. But what if Apple can help Adobe through this coming creative block and possibly become Adobe’s next muse? In the first installment, I looked at the history of Adobe Flash and the factors that prompted the buy-out […]

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Adobe and Microsoft having creative differences? Part 3: the lines are drawn

What with Microsoft looking to satiate their shareholders with yet more growth, they now look to unseat Adobe and take their creative crown. If this is to be the next battle ground in the computer software industry, then with the board set and the pieces in place, let battle commence. In the first installment, I […]