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First weekend iPhone sales top 10 million
Apple has sold over 10 million new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models, a new record, just days after the launch on September 19. The iPhones are available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and the UK and will be available in more than 20 additional countries on September 26. The new phones will be available in 115 countries by the end of the year. Also available is the new iOS 8.
Apple introduces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
Apple announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, featuring two new models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, and packed with innovative technologies in a thin and seamless design. The new iPhones feature a precision unibody enclosure of anodized aluminum that conforms seamlessly with the shaped glass of the display, resulting in a completely smooth and continuous surface. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are engineered to be the thinnest ever, delivering a bigger display in a design that is still comfortable to hold and easy to use. The new iPhones include an Apple-designed A8 chip with second generation 64-bit desktop-class architecture; advanced iSight and FaceTime HD cameras; fast wireless technologies; and Apple Pay, an easier way to simply and securely make payments with just the touch of a finger. Both models include iOS 8, featuring a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience with new Messages and Photos features, QuickType keyboard, a new Health app, Family Sharing and iCloud Drive. With Metal, a new graphics technology in iOS 8, developers can take performance of the A8 chip even further to bring console-class 3D games to iPhone. The A8 chip also includes a new, powerful image signal processor that enables advanced camera and video features. Both models include the M8 motion coprocessor that gathers motion data from the accelerometer, gyroscope, compass and the new barometer. The new iPhones will be available in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK beginning on Friday, September 19. The iOS 8 will be available starting September 17 to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as a free software update. Appple also introduced Apple Watch, the company's new watch companion for iPhones. [source]
New Wacom styli for the iPad
Wacom introduced two new fine-tipped Wacom styli for the iPad: The Intuos Creative Stylus 2 and the Bamboo Fineline, for $79.99 and $59.99 US, respectively. Designed for creative activities, note taking and casual input experiences on the iPad Air, iPad Mini and iPad 3, the new Intuos Creative Stylus 2 offers the finest tip of any performance iPad stylus, being just 2.9 millimeters thin. Powered by Bluetooth 4.0, the ICS2 packs 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity as it glides through your favorite art apps. The also offers two programmable buttons, USB 3.0 rechargeable battery with 25 hours of lifetime, as well as a luxurious padded case, also housing its charging cord and backup nib. The Bamboo fineline is a note-taking pen with a 1.9 millimeter tip - that's ballpoint pen territory - giving users the power to input ideas with 1024 levels of Bluetooth-powered pressure. Both styli are scheduled for October. [source]
Autodesk debuts new Pixlr memberships and desktop products
Autodesk debuted a major update to its Pixlr photo editing family, introducing three new membership offerings through a new user-requested desktop product for Windows and Mac OS X. The paid Pixlr Pro membership unlocks the advanced features on the new Pixlr desktop offering for Windows and Mac OS X, including the ability to access Pixlr offline for first time. Pixlr - known for its Pixlr-o-matic, Pixlr Express, and Pixlr Editor mobile and online products - offers photo editing features in a simple, easy-to-use interface for anyone looking to apply a quick fix to photos, or add a more personal touch with over 100 effects, 340 overlays, or 200 borders. Users can also erase imperfections with heal and red-eye tools, make photos pop by adding or removing color from select parts of photos with the Color Splash brush, add impact to photos by adding focus to specific elements of images with the Focal Blur tool, or transform photos into works of art with the Stylize feature that provides effects such as pencil sketch, watercolor, and many more. Memberships can be purchased in the app, through the Mac App Store, and on the Pixlr.com website. [source]
Adobe Photoshop Mix 1.1
Adobe's Photoshop Mix, a free iPad application focused on selective edits, basic compositing and 'a little bit of Photoshop magic' - comes in an updated version 1.1. The new update satisfies the majority of feedback from in-app feedback, research and reviews. The app also offers seamless syncing with Photoshop CC enabling users to access their files. [source]
Livestream for iOS updated
Livestream announced an update to their app for iOS devices that includes the ability to broadcast from iOS device's camera in both portrait and landscape modes. In previous versions of the Livestream app users were required to turn their device to a "landscape" mode (horizontal) in order to broadcast. With the newest version of the Livestream app for iOS, Livestream has developed a way to let users hold the device vertically while continuing to stream 16/9 video. This makes it both more comfortable to hold for long periods of time and easier to chat with audiences. [source]
Shotgun launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI integration
Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review & approval, and asset management tools for film, TV and games, delivered three major releases at SIGGRAPH. The company launched a mobile app that brings the power of Shotgun Review to the iPhone; Shotgun Desktop, a native app shelf that gives artists fast access to productivity tools; and integration with The Foundry's MARI 3D paint software, which helps speed up the workflow for texture artists. Shotgun is demonstrating these new tools at its SIGGRAPH exhibit booth (#741). The company will also host guest demonstrations by integration partners The Foundry, Tweak, Thinkbox, EFILM/Company 3, and Cospective showing pipeline integration with FLIX, RV, Deadline/Draft, Metatrack Portal and cineSync Pro, respectively, throughout the week. [source]
Propellerhead Take for iOS: Over 250k downloads!
Propellerhead Software announced Take Creative Vocal Recorder for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Available now free on the iTunes App Store, Take easily captures musical ideas anytime, anywhere. Combining the drop-dead simplicity of a voice memo app with features custom-tailored for vocalists and musicians, Take has caught the eye of iPhone users - appearing near the top of several App Store categories. With a single tap in Take, vocalists capture and develop song ideas on the fly - singing, rapping, strumming, beatboxing, overdubbing or playing whatever they like directly into the iPhone's mic. Users can record harmonies along with their voice, blend in effects to sweeten their sound and sing to an inspiring built-in collection of clicks, beats and rhythms. It's also easy to share songs with friends via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail. Take is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and requires iOS 7.0 or later. [source]
PreSonus Notion 5 with new tools and enhancements
PreSonus is shipping Notion 5, a major upgrade to its popular notation software. This new version makes it easier than ever to write ideas quickly and includes a new video window, new effects from PreSonus Studio One, an enhanced chord library, a custom rules editor, and many notation and publishing improvements. Notion is the only notation editor that supports Mac OS X, Windows, and iPad and the only one that can run 64-bit on both Mac OS X and Windows. This is the first update since Notion joined the PreSonus family: the user interface has been redesigned to more resemble Studio One and other PreSonus software, and Notion 5 comes with PreSonus' Native Effects Limiter, Compressor, and Pro EQ plug-ins. Version 5 also adds Mac Retina display support and Windows 8 touchscreen optimization. Now available in English, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish at an expected MAP/street price of $149 US. Academic pricing is available. [source]
The new update for Steinberg's Cubasis DAW application for iPads features Bluetooth, AirPlay and HDMI audio out support; new noise gate effect; and extended transport controls in the audio editor. Also improved were setup procedures, behaviour of MIDI and automation editor tools, tempo popup button behaviour has been improved, and more. A new version of the Cubasis Project Importer is also available. [source]
V-Ray 3.1 for Maya
Chaos Group announced the immediate availability of V-Ray 3.
New Adobe Digital Publishing Solution
Adobe announced the general availability of Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS), the next generation of its Digital Publishing Suite, pioneering new ways for brands to deliver high-impact content to mobile apps.
E-on software's 3D immersive communication platform for architecture and GeoDesign, LumenRT, has been updated.
Sibelius 8.0.1 with over 100 Improvements
Avid released Sibelius v8.0.1, with over 100 improvements as well as new multi-seat annual subscription offerings for schools.
Mac OS X El Capitan available as a free update
Mac OS X El Capitan, the latest major release of Apple's advanced desktop operating system, is available, as a free update for all users.
RE:Vision Effects announces important updates for Premiere Pro users
RE:Vision Effects updated the GPU support for DE:Flicker, DE:Noise, ReelSmart Motion Blur and Twixtor plug-ins.
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