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Adobe to end sale of boxed Creative Suite software

It's no surprise that Adobe plans to end sales of boxed sets of Creative Suite and Acrobat software. TechHive confirmed the move with Adobe after several resellers reported a cutoff date of May 1 for purchasing a boxed set of Adobe Creative Suite. With Adobe placing more focus on its Creative...

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Adobe turns 30 this week

The Life@Adobe blog reminds us that Adobe Systems turns 30 years old this week. Wow, that's gone by pretty fast. Founded in 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, the company started when the pair left Xerox PARC to develop the PostScript page description language. Apple was an early fan...

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Possible fix for font issues in 10.6.7

Late last month, a troubling font issue came to light after Apple rolled out version 10.6.7 of Mac OS X. The update appeared to cause problems with the printing and PDF handling of OpenType PostScript fonts. Apple has not officially acknowledged the problem, but a growing thread on Apple's...

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10.6.7 update causes OpenType font issues

There's a thread on Apple's Discussions boards suggesting that Mac OS X 10.6.7 introduces issues with OpenType PostScript fonts when it comes to printing and PDF handling. Kurt Lang writes: "As soon as you install 10.6.7, OpenType PostScript fonts are indeed broken... [the issue] is confined to...

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Acrobat, Adobe Reader & Flash updated for critical security fixes

In response to two critical vulnerabilities in Acrobat and Adobe Reader 9.3, yesterday Adobe released the 9.3.1 update for both applications; users of the older 8.x versions can update to 8.2.1 to resolve the security issues. One of the two vulnerabilities addressed would allow a malicious PDF to...

Continue Reading Mobile now available on the iPhone; free, but expensive

Adobe's website is not only an online collaboration center, but also provides a way to convert files to PDF, meet live over the web, or store and share files. Now some of that goodness has found its way into your iPhone. Adobe has released Mobile by scanR...

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Acrobat & Adobe Reader updated to patch security holes

Earlier this week, Adobe updated both Acrobat and Reader to versions 8.2 and 9.3. These updates offer major security features and are recommended for all users. In a security bulletin released on Tuesday, Adobe cites "critical vulnerabilities" that could crash your apps or "...potentially allow...

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Acrobat vulnerability may affect Mac users

As if the baked-in security issues weren't enough to deal with, Adobe has announced today that all versions since v7 of Acrobat and Acrobat Reader on all platforms -- including Mac OS X -- are vulnerable to an Javascript exploit that can crash Acrobat. [Correction, per The Register and...

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Adobe Reader 9 released

Adobe has released version 9 of its Adobe Reader PDF display software. The newest version includes a number of changes including faster launching, "PDF Portfolios" (bundles of PDFs and other document types), native Flash support, and support for the online beta (through Adobe AIR) with a...

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Adobe Reader and Acrobat security updates

Danger, Will Robinson! Adobe is warning that "critical vulnerabilities" have been found in Adobe Reader and Acrobat 8.1.1 and earlier. They are recommending that Acrobat 8 and Adobe Reader users install the 8.1.2 update as soon as possible. Those who are using Acrobat 7 are advised to install the...

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Adobe Acrobat and Reader 8.1 released

Adobe's freeware and flagship PDF apps are getting a refresh this week, as Acrobat 8.1 and Adobe Reader 8.1 for Mac are now available through Adobe's download site and via the update option within both programs. New features include the obligatory bug fixes, Adobe3D support in Reader, enhanced Flash...

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Adobe Reader 8.0 out for Mac

Santa came early, bringing a little gift from Adobe. Adobe Reader (née Acrobat Reader) Version 8.0 is out and guess what... It's Universal Binary and it's kinda fast. Not like lightening fast, but practically zippy. Thanks, Adobe! Then again, since I have to complain about something (because...

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Adobe shipping Acrobat 8

Adobe today announced the immediate availability of Acrobat 8 (Universal Binary!), both Standard and Professional versions. Acrobat 8 Pro costs $449 USD, or $159 for qualifying upgrades, while Acrobat 8 Standard is a$299 or $99 for upgrades. You'll need Mac OS X 10.4.3 or later. This version...

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Adobe announces Acrobat 8 Universal Binary, Creative Suite 2.3

Ali Hanyaloglu at the Adobe Blogs has announced version 8 of Acrobat, their software for all things PDF, with a nice surprise: it's Universal. It's being bundled with the also recently announced new Adobe Creative Suite 2.3 Premium, a retail upgrade (don't you love how they like to charge for .X...

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