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PDFManagerUltimate by Cisdem, a Complete PDF Management System for Mac

One of the best features of owning a Mac is the built-in ability to create PDF files from any document, and view those files without the need for Adobe’s Reader software. But sometimes the PDF functionality that Apple has included in...Show More Summary

Adobe responds to scandalous news of secretly spying on readers (not really)

last monthOdd : Boing Boing

A week ago, Adobe was caught spying on people's reading habits -- they index all your books and send a full dossier to themselves, in the clear. Now, they've responded to the American Library Association (whose members are the major customers for this terrible stuff) by saying they'll say something next week. (Thanks, Jay!)

Adobe Is All Up in Your Reading Business, And Other Links

by SB Sarah In today's Holy Shit are you KIDDING? news comes a story first reported on Monday by Nate Hoffelder at The Digital Reader: Adobe Digital Editions v4 is gathering data on what you read and sending that information back to Adobe. No. Show More Summary

Someone's Reading that ebook Along with You, Could Be the NSA

Via ars Technica : Adobe's ebook reader sends your reading logs back to Adobe in plain Text. Doesn't this go against a basic rule of librarianship?

Adobe, Amazon, and the Great "Spying" Scandal

Alarmist stories at Gigaom, Arstechnica, and elsewhere have recently villainized Adobe Systems for collecting e-book analytics (in unencrypted form) from readers, surreptitiously. "Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries." a headline from http://the-digital-reader.com blares. Show More Summary

Is Adobe's Ebook Reader Spying On What You Read -- And What You Have On Your Computer?

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Ebooks have many advantages, but as Techdirt has reported in the past, there are dangers too, particularly in a world of devices routinely connected to the Net. Back in 2010, we wrote about how Amazon was remotely uploading information about the user notes and highlights you took on your Kindle. Show More Summary

"Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries"

From The Digital Reader: "Adobe is gathering data on the ebooks that have been opened, which pages were read, and in what order. All of this data, including the title, publisher, and other metadata for the book is being sent to Adobe’s...Show More Summary

Ending soon: Get 80% off lifetime access to over 5,000 Adobe Authorized Training Courses

Adobe continues to build out the Creative Cloud ecosystem, but there’s still one thing missing – a comprehensive education program for people to learn and improve their design skills. So, we’re offering TNW readers a special deal on Adobe Authorized training courses from Train Simple. Show More Summary

How To Create an Origami Style Logomark in Illustrator

I recently received a great tutorial suggestion from a reader named Brigid who asked if I could create a guide to creating an origami style illustration. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator to tackle this design for its advanced shape editing abilities and make particular use of Smart Guides to perfectly align our vector paths. Show More Summary

Sponsor Giveaway: win a class from Scrapaneers

THE GIVEAWAY: One blog reader will win a complimentary seat into Pocket Pop: Adobe Illustrator Basics for the Pocket Scrapper with Scrapaneer instructor Danielle Young. Danielle will walk you through the Adobe Illustrator interface at your own pace while you...

Adobe Voice: Use Your iPad to Make Presentations Using Your Own Voice

When people think of Adobe, they probably instantly think of the Acrobat Reader we use to view PDFs, or perhaps the popular Photoshop graphics software. But Adobe has a large suite of products and online platforms, especially for those who create. Show More Summary

Adobe Creative Cloud Login Outage Takes Users’ Productivity With It

When Adobe announced that future releases of its Creative Suite software would only be released using a subscription-based model, it was completely unsurprising that 61.2% of Consumerist readers told us in a poll that they’ll switch to Creative Cloud when Adobe pulls CS6 out of their cold, dead hard drives. This week, Creative Cloud’s login outage validated our readers’ … [More]

We're getting reports that Adobe's ID services have been offline for nearly a day—which seems pretty

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We're getting reports that Adobe's ID services have been offline for nearly a day—which seems pretty excessive! Twitter, naturally, is less than pleased. So tell us, dear readers, have you been having problems logging into Adobe products? Read more...

Huge memory improvements coming to Firefox 29?s pdf.js PDF reader

9 months agoTechnology : Ghacks.net

Mozilla launched Firefox's native PDF reader in Firefox 19 to provide users of the browser with an alternative to plugin-based readers such as Adobe PDF Reader or Foxit Reader. The idea was to reduce the browser's dependency on plugins, and the creation of a native PDF reader did just that for PDF related plugins. Show More Summary

Adobe backs down: We Didn’t Mean to Use DRM to Break Your eBook Readers

A quick follow up from yesterday's post, again from The Digital Reader, in which Adobe smartly reverses course and will not cause many loser devices to stop working with their DRM after all. Of course, DRM still sucks. Posted with.....

Adobe to Require New Epub DRM in July, Expects to Abandon Existing Users

Ooh, this doesn't sound good. The Digital Reader is reporting that come July, 2014, Adobe will be requiring vendors and hardware to support an updated version of their DRM (Digital Rights Management) solution. So what, you ask? "This means that...

Adobe Reader for iOS 7 update packed with new features

Adobe has launched an update to their popular Adobe Reader application for iOS devices, bringing major improvements, bug fixes and a fresh new look that matches the design of iOS 7. The updated application promises better performance,...Show More Summary

Adobe Reader Now Lets You Edit PDFs Without Opening Them

Adobe has issued an update to Adobe Reader, its popular PDF reader app. Version 11.2.0 introduces a new design that matches the look and feel of iOS 7. The new look includes alterations to the color scheme as well as … Read more ›

Q&A: How to Unblock Adobe Reader in Safari

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gadgetwise

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