09 November 2011
Posted in Apple
Two new Adobe apps are now available in the Mac App Store. There's the popular "lite" version of Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, and also the "lite" version of Premiere, Premiere Elements. Both apps are roughly $105 each, and weigh in at 1GB downloads.
The thing about this upcoming Mac App Store sandboxing requirement, though, is that it's going to severely limit apps. With Apple pushing the Mac App Store as one of the major ways to acquire Mac software out of the box (even going so far as to make the standard iLife applications available for download, and not pre-installed), there's a good blog post by Paul Ojala that explains exactly why the Mac App Store sandboxing policy makes him sad.
A survey of attendees to the London Games Conference said that the iPhone is the most influential product on gaming, and that Steve Jobs is the most influential people on the video gaming industry as a whole. Forbes apparently don't agree with that, saying the Steve Jobs and Apple influence on gaming is is "massively overstated".
In a time where there were budget cuts and people could sneak into the Appel campus and develop code, comes the story of the Graphing Calculator came to be, and how it eventually ended up a part of every Macintosh since.