Content Aware Crop Tool | A Sneak Peek At The New Photoshop Feature

There’s a new version of Photoshop CC waiting in the wind, and that’s exciting. But perhaps even more exciting is that Photoshop’s Product Manager, Stephen Neilson, has said, “A major release of Creative Cloud is on the way.” What could that mean? Is there going to be an overhaul to the suite of applications? Or is this Photoshop version going to be so significant that it merits language that strong? Well, if the preview is anything to go by, it will be welcomed with open arms

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Interview: ComiXology Unlimited isn’t Netflix for comics – here’s why that’s OK

Interview: ComiXology Unlimited isn't Netflix for comics - here's why that's OK

This week, Amazon announced that its comic book platform, ComiXology, would begin offering an unlimited reading subscription for $6 per month. The service, called ComiXology Unlimited, offers thousands of comics free to read as long as you have an active subscription. It works much like Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service.

ComiXology Unlimited immediately drew comparisons to video streaming service Netflix, as it allowed subscribers access to a vast catalog of media

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Google didn’t infringe on Oracle’s patents in Android, jury finds

Google didn't infringe on Oracle's patents in Android, jury finds

The trial of Google vs Oracle, which began in 2010, is finally over. After two weeks of deliberation, a jury found Google’s use of Oracle’s Java application program interface (API) as "fair use."

For those unfamiliar with programming, APIs are a set of protocols and tools that allow different pieces of software to talk to one another. It’s how websites can integrate buttons to share articles on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, for example.

Android became

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You may already have Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor

You may already have Apple's Amazon Echo competitor

Last week’s unveiling of Google Home, a smart device that embeds an artificial intelligence inside of a speaker, has left many wondering when Apple will announce an Amazon Echo clone of its own.

Well, if one source close to VentureBeat is right, that device is already in the homes of hundreds of thousands of people already.

"They want Apple TV to be just the hub of everything," the source told VentureBeat. They being the executives at the aforementioned Cupertino company.


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Running low on shows? Amazon’s got 8 more for you

Running low on shows? Amazon's got 8 more for you

Finished binging every episode of Bosch and The Man in the High Castle? Fear not – Amazon Video won’t be short for content anytime soon, as the streaming service debuts eight new shows next month.

The upcoming pilot season contains two hour-long dramas and six children-oriented programs, Deadline reports. Subscribers to Amazon Video in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan will be able to tune in to each show June 17.

The two long-form shows – The Interestings

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