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You may want to be careful about the conversations you hold in the future; if you're near a window, someone might be listening in. A team of researchers from Adobe, Microsoft and MIT have developed a visual microphone algorithm that picks up audio by looking for microscopic vibrations in video foo...

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Many websites are built for mobile devices these days, but you'll still run into the occasional page that refuses to run. Wouldn't it be nice if you got a heads-up before you wasted a click? As of today, you will: Google search now warns you when a site isn't likely to work on your hardware of cho...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of ...

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Earlier today Apple announced it has ceased development of the photography editing program Aperture. As photographers around the web deal with the news Adobe has released the following statement regarding the closing of its rival application. Today, Apple announced they will no longer be develop...

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Photographers who use Adobe's Creative Cloud suite of graphics apps are getting some love today. Both Photoshop and Lightroom have been updated to improve synchronization of photo workflows between compatible devices (ie. the Mac and the iPad). You can edit a photo on one platform and watch the chan...

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Adonit, the company known for its artist-oriented iOS styluses (stylii?) has just released a new model: the Jot Touch with Pixelpoint. The "Pixelpoint" term refers to the fine point 3.1mm tip that Adonit claims is more artist friendly than a regular stylus. For further fine control, the pen has a ...

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As it stands, you can spice up your selfies with Instagram filters and other edits before beaming to the interwebs. But what about making a truly compelling smartphone self-portrait? Well, a team of researchers from MIT -- alongside folks from Adobe and the University of Virginia -- created an alg...

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Users of the cloud-based subscription service from Adobe called Creative Cloud weren't able to be quite so creative beginning late Wednesday for about 28 hours. Adobe blamed the issues on server maintenance and the company says everything is up and running now. While people running desktop applicat...

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Whether you're doing a book report or trying to show someone how to boil an egg: video can make it a heck of a lot easier for you to get your point across. Adobe's new iPad app, Voice, hopes to make the often time-consuming experience of creating your own such videos a lot faster and easier. The a...

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