New Subscription Editions ensure customers are always working with the most up-to-date versions of the software, without the upfront cost of full pricing. With subscription pricing customers can use flagship products, such as Adobe Photoshop® for as little as US$35 per month, Adobe Design Premium CS5.5 for US$95 per month, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection for US$129 per month.
In one more step towards the Groupon-ification of everyday life, ShopSavvy, the app that allows you to scan in a barcode, do a product lookup and find comprable deals on products nearby or online is announcing a greater push into geo-location today. ShopSavvy will be partnering up with Groupon and offering its over 10 million users the ability to see relevant local deals in its
There are plenty of effective ways to sync your iTunes libraries, like using MediaRover or, my personal favorite, Dropbox, but your Mac already comes with the tools you need to solve the problem: rsync and Automator.
To those who care intensely about this kind of stuff--which would be pretty much everyone in the tech ecosystem--Apple will hold its much-anticipated event on March 2, where the tech giant seems poised to unveil a new version of its hugely successful iPad, according to multiple sources. As in, iPad 2! Or, as BoomTown is now officially nicknaming it: iPad Too! According to several sources close to the situation, the Wednesday date in a little more than a week is firm and will take place in San Francisco, the scene of many such Apple events.
Previously video-hiring service HireHive, the founders behind Y Combinator-backed Hackruiter have taken the next logical step in being solving the problem of hiring good people, and have actually become recruiters themselves. While we've chronicled the Silicon Valley talent crunch in a number of ways, we've never covered a startup actually attempting to disrupt the process of engineering recruiting. Until now.Says founder Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock,
No, the FTC hasn't taken on Apple over its controversial 30% fee for subscription-based apps on the App Store. But, according to Cecilia Kang at the Washington Post, it is investigating whether the feature makes it too easy for children to purchase digital goods without realizing they're spending real money (and without their parents' permission).According to the report, Representative Ed Markey (D, Mass.) sent a letter to the FTC earlier this month about the issue, after reading a previous article in the Washington Post describing the trend. FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz responded that they would be looking into the matter:
AppSense, which specializes in what it calls 'user virtualization' solutions, has raised $70 million in its very first round of funding. Interestingly, the entire investment comes from one backer, Goldman Sachs, whose managing director Pete Perrone will be joining the company's board of directors.AppSense says it will use the funds to
My uncle Jeff has always made an effort to put together some pretty fun spaces, whether it's at home or in the office. I asked him to share his workspace this week. Here's a look into the Austin offices of Dachis Group and how they came to be.
Designed to make burgers better than ever, this innovative tool shapes perfect meat patties, then stuffs them with your favorite savory fillings. Fun and easy to use, it's perfect for all sorts of burgers, from juicy beef to succulent chic
On a dusty summer day in July 2009, I taught a young, impoverished refugee in Dadaab, Kenya, to earn money online.Paul Parach (pictured left, video below) had fled South Sudan at age seven and lived in the camp for fifteen years, suffering persistent shortages of everything from water to firewood while he struggled to learn English.In a small computer center, donated by the Danish Refugee Council and hooked up to a satellite dish, I showed Paul and 15 other refugees to use Google to search for phone numbers and paste them into a web form for a Silicon Valley client.Several months earlier, I had founded a non-profit called Samasource to connect people living in poverty to sources of work, via the Internet. In two years, we’ve employed over 900 people in Asia, Africa, and Haiti to do small tasks, or “microwork,” for companies including Ask.com and Intuit.
Whether you want to look at two PDF pages side-by-side or you want two Twitter accounts open at once, sometimes OS X requires a separate instance of an application to be open. Here's how to do it with a simple Terminal command.