vale packaged (adobe) software
It’s cheaper to fly to the United States and back to buy some of Adobe’s software there than it is to buy it in Australia. But that doesn’t appear to faze Adobe’s global chief executive Shantanu Narayen, who was forced to defend why his company charges Australians $1800 more for some of its software when compared with what it charges for the same software in the US.
Mr Narayen was in Sydney on Thursday to open a new Adobe office alongside Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, which will house about 200 staff
Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/adobe-chief-dodges-questions-over-pricing-20130214-2eetr.html#ixzz2KqbAyiiY
old school software still rules. i’m doing some indesigning tonight, i run cs3 at home (2.5 versions beind), because it’s pacy for one, and laying images and mucking with type is just as good.
i hope adobe realises that no one worth their salt is going to buy cs6 knowing there’s likely to be a non compatible 6.5 soon after.
cs3 i love. illustrator finally did everything it should (especially when opening existing pdfs for edit), photoshop was a tank and .indd was the boss.