More details on yesterday’s launch, then a designer explains why Figma is different, and why Adobe has a good chance in court if it goes that far.
Adobe’s acquisition of Figma is about the long-term shift in the design value chain; it paid so much because there was no other reason for Figma to sell.
Adobe Max suggested that Adobe is finally starting to build its products as a service, not just selling them that way. Plus, Photoshop on the Web leans into Photoshop’s complexity, and Photoshop’s NFT authenticity feature is compelling.
How Apple’s moat was built, the parallels to the Intel transition, and more developer tension.
Paul Allen helped create Microsoft, but it didn’t define him. Then, Photoshop for the iPad is announced; it has a chance because it’s from a big company.
Amazon’s rumored move into Switches is being framed as being about Cisco, but I suspect it’s about Microsoft. Then, Adobe is making Photoshop for iPad, which benefits from subscriptions.
Adobe reached the logical endpoint of its digital ad build-out, but was the journey worth it? Then, news from the podcast world, and the potential resolution of the ZTE ban.
Good morning, False alarm about the Ello post; hopefully it will go up today instead. On to the update: China Approves the iPhone From Reuters: The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have securitySubscribe […]
Good morning, I originally planned on avoiding yesterday’s Reuters piece about Apple’s smartwatch mainly because the idea of a 2.5” screen seems absurd (it is noteworthy that the piece included specifics about the manufacturer – Quanta Computer in Taiwan – and timing – production starting in July). Just before sending this update, though, the WallSubscribe […]
Good morning, There has certainly been a lot of chatter about disruption over the last 24 hours; I know many of you have asked for my opinion about Jill Lepore’s article in the New Yorker. I suspect James Allworth and I will touch on this on Exponent, but for now, I would say that theSubscribe […]