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It’s Here: Adobe CS6 + Creative Cloud Subscription Service

Adobe has released the latest iteration of it’s Creative Suite: Adobe CS6. The game changer for Adobe this go-round is the introduction of a software-as-a-service option called Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud will offer users a subscription-based offering of the Adobe software, a la carte and in the usual bundles.

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Adobe Creative Suite 6 consists of 14 applications, which are available in four different packages – Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium, Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design Standard, Adobe Creative Suite 6 Production Premium, and Adobe Creative Suite 6 Master Collection.

The Design Standard suite costs $1,299 and the Master Collection which includes everything will run you $2,599.

Probably the best-known app in the bunch, Adobe Photoshop CS6, starts at $699.

The cost for the Creative Cloud subscription service is $49.99 monthly ($19.99 for students). Adobe Photoshop by itself is $19.99 per month.

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REVIEW: L.e – The Anti-Parachute Theory

“I know I’m weird, but….”

I first became aware of the L.e in April of 2008 when Fly.Union dropped their first professional product, an EP titled “Kill Fly.U.”  To me, the highlight of what was an all-around stellar project was the single “Dumb Down” a vocal effort from L.e supported by some seriously thick, head-nod inducing production from Jay Swif.  Although Dumb Down left a little something to be desired content-wise, it was hypnotic, intriguing and hinted at an artist with depth.

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