News: With a heavy focus on its new Creative Cloud subscriptions lately (currently 60% off), TechHive confirmed with Adobe yesterday that it is cutting off physical, boxed sales of its Creative Suite apps.
As Adobe continues to focus on delivering world-class innovation through Creative Cloud and digital fulfillment, we will be phasing out shrink-wrapped, boxed versions of Creative Suite and Acrobat products.”
Google Shopper version 3.2: Google has updated its Google Shopper app for iOS today with new features including a new category result page, larger product images in a new slideshow mode, as well as “improvements to search locale detection, stability, and performance.”
Calendars by Readdle: Readdle has rebranded its paid Calendars app to “Calendars+” today in order to make room for a brand new free app that takes over the “Calendars by Readdle” name. The new free app features a UI and features similar to Readdle’s previous Calendars app, which the company tells us now has over 500,000 users.
Calendars lets you manage events both online and offline. Thanks to the unique interface you can move events simply with Drag & Drop, navigate quickly between dates, change event time and reminders rapidly with custom keyboards. Calendars supports everything you can find in Google Calendar: appointments, SMS reminders and more. Sync is really fast and your information is always up to date.
Roku version 2.1.2: The app that allows you to control your Roku from your iPhone gets official support for the Roku 3 player today:
• Support for Roku 3 player
• Minor fixes
Snapguide version 1.1.3: New photo editing features, search filters, and more:
- Introducing photo editing features! When creating a guide, you can now rotate and enhance images.
- Easily find guides you have liked. You can now filter liked guides by topics such as Food, Arts and Crafts and more!
- Bug Fixes.
Cubasis version 1.2: A massive update today for Steinberg’s iPad version of Cubase brings a ton of new features and fixes:
- Cubasis now supports up to 24 physical inputs giving you the possibility to record up to 24 audio tracks simultaneously!
- New information overlay for UNDO/REDO operations.
- Effect windows will now open immediately after they have been inserted.
- The overall stability of the app has been improved.
- The Audiobus integration has been improved and many user reported problems have been solved.
- Resolves a problem that occurred when undo and redo could lead to loss of audio data in some cases.
- Loading a project that contains Audiobus tracks no longer renders Cubasis unreliable.
- Recording audio tracks that are assigned to the microphone input of Audiobus work now as expected.
- Virtual MIDI can now be chosen in the MIDI connections panel of the inspector (independent of connected hardware devices or MIDI network connection settings).
- Importing zipped Cubasis project files that contain audio data no longer lead to missing audio files.
- The overall level of an audio mixdown no longer differs from the master output level of a project.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 Editor: Adobe announced today that it is releasing Photoshop Elements 11 Editor on the Mac App Store. Originally released in September, the Mac App Store app is available now for US$79.99 in English, French, German, and Japanese:
·Pro-level effects such as tilt-shit, vignettes and high and low-key are easy to create with expanded Guided Edits
·New filters – Comic, Graphic Novel and Pen & Ink –turn photos into stunning illustrations
·Intelligent Photoshop technology makes it easy to extract objects from different photos
·Once polishing is complete, share photos via email, Facebook, YouTube and Vimeo
Angry Birds Seasons version 3.2.0: New power ups and more:
Angry Birds Seasons now has power-ups! Check out your old favorites Sling Scope and Super Seed, and get ready for the never-before-seen HOMING BIRD! This hog-seeking hero will head with missile force for the first pig to enter his radar! PLUS: earn stars and Mighty Eagle feathers to unlock up to EIGHT NEW LEVELS in Winter Wonderham and Haunted Hogs!
-Samba through 36 NEW LEVELS!
-Explore an all new episode!
-Collect all the hidden fruit to unlock a new bonus level!
-Face off against the marmoset king in a thrilling boss fight!