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Michael Bower


Michael Bower is a graphic designer based in Ohio. He helps run the 9to5 Network’s social media accounts and assists with graphic design needs. Michael is a fan of all things Apple, Lego, and Star Wars.

You can follow him on Twitter @cre8ivenerd

May 10

An update to Photoshop for iPad has been released, bringing it closer to feature parity with Photoshop for Mac. The new features include Content-Aware Fill, Remove Background, Select Subject designed for hair and people, Auto-tone, color and contrast, and an enhanced font browser.

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December 13, 2021

Adobe announced Creative Cloud Express in a press release today.

Adobe today launched Creative Cloud Express, a unified task-based, web and mobile product that makes it easy to create and share beautiful rich multimedia content – from social media posts and stories to invitations to marketing materials like logos, flyers and banners. Creative Cloud Express enables drag-and-drop content creation, empowering every user to express their creativity with just a few clicks.

Here’s what the new service offers:

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October 26, 2021

Adobe MAX 2021 kicks off today, and with it Adobe is introducing new features to its Creative Cloud applications for desktop and mobile. Creative Cloud is also expanding to the web and integrates several new sharing features to make design collaboration easier. Below are just a few of the biggest highlights:

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October 12, 2021

Ahead of Adobe Max 2021, Adobe has announced that Camera Raw support is coming to Photoshop for iPad.

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October 7, 2021

Adobe adds single-click ‘Auto Tone’ feature to Premiere Pro Beta for smart color corrections

Ahead of Adobe MAX 2021, Adobe has introduced a new one-click color correction tool in Premiere Pro Beta called “Auto Tone.”

September 28, 2021

Photoshop has offered Select Subject and Sky Replacement tools for quite some time, and now Adobe is bringing those powerful masking capabilities to Lightroom and Lightroom Classic to make selective adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw. Adobe claims this is the biggest change to selectively editing photos since the release of Lightroom 2.

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February 22, 2021

As Apple adds more emoji with each subsequent iOS update, it’s getting harder and harder to sift through all them just to find the emoji you want to use. The “frequently used” emoji panel helps with this to some extent, but it is dynamic and only “remembers” so many. Typing descriptors to search for emoji can be tedious, and what if you don’t know the proper search terms to bring up the emoji you want? Or, if you are like me, you tend to frequently use just a select few emoji? The solution is the implementation of “favorite emoji.”

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December 9, 2017

I have never been particularly fond of any of Apple’s mice. I appreciate the company’s dedication to simplicity when it comes to their products, but for my uses which include design and gaming, Apple focuses entirely too much on form over functionality.

As someone who frequently has multiple apps running at the same time, I find Mission Control (formerly Exposé) to be one of my favorite and one of the most useful features of macOS, and I like to use a third-party mouse that has extra buttons with my Mac so that I can program them for Mission Control’s window commands (specifically, Mission Control, Application Windows, and Show Desktop).

This makes switching between Photoshop documents or getting to a file on my desktop as simple as a mouse click. That’s why I decided to go against the grain, so to speak, and try the Microsoft Surface Precision Mouseexpand full story

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