Jun 12, 2005

Friday Summary / 06-10-2005

The summary, for the week June 3nd–June 9th, 2005.

On Friday, June 3rd, 2005 PSN posted Response to RAW support in next version of Microsoft Windows. The OpenRAW Working Group noted the Microsoft announcement regarding RAW support in Longhorn but noted that this isn’t a solution to the problem of proprietary RAW files.

Also on Friday, PSN posted a report, Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips. The report, by CNET’s Stephen Shankland (see the original article), correctly forecast Apple’s Monday announcement.

On Monday, June 6th, PSN posted an article, Photoshop First Time-Martin Evening by Martin outlining how he first got involved with Photoshop and what it’s meant to him.

Also on Monday, the Earth stood still while reports of Apple’s Switch to Intel were found to be true. MacWorld had a live report from the keynote, It’s True: Mac + Intel Inside

The rest of Monday saw a slew of articles, check the daily archive for June 6th, 2005. In years to come, you’ll be able to say, “I remember where I was the day Apple switched to Intel!”.

Got QuickTime? Want to watch the delayed broadcast of Steve saying hello to Intel? Apple has a streaming video of the keynote.

On Tuesday June 7th, the Apple/Intel flood of stories continued. PSN’s Jeff Schewe wrote an article outlining the impact to Photoshop users in this story, Intel Inside: what does it mean for Photoshop?

On Wednesday, June 8th, PSN posted a link to a story on Shutterbug that, DVDs Found Safe In Both Carry-On And Checked Baggage, Say New Tests By I3A And TSA.

Jeff Schewe posted a gem of a find looking through the Internet Archive titled The “Wayback Machine” Photoshop 2.5 in 1994.

PSN also posted news that Adobe Bridge 1.0.1 Update Available for Windows Download and a news script was available at Adobe Studio for importing digital images into Bridge. See, New Adobe Bridge Script-Import Camera.

PSN also reported an issue with Adobe Bridge and Camera Raw 3.x. Folders With an Apostrophe Breaks Bridge & Camera Raw

In a humorous note, PSN noted a report from the Harvard Crimson College Covers Up Summers’ Bad News in Brochure

PSN also reported about a forum discussion going on at the Luminous Landscape regarding Michael Reichmann’s article in Understanding ProPhoto RGB – UPDATE.

This is the week that was. . .June 3-9, 2005.
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