Adobe Camera Raw 8.6RC is now available

If you have a new camera or new lens that isn’t currently covered by Adobe Camera Raw (ACR), release candidate 8.6 is now available in Adobe Labs for use by Photoshop CS6-CC-CC(2014) and Lightroom 5. However, be aware that ACR 8.6 is no longer supported on Mac OS 10.6.x (Snow Leopard), Windows XP, or Windows Vista. If you are still using those OSes, stick to what you have.

Apple improves iCloud security with extra encryption

Most cloud services providers have been boosting their security with the intent of warding off the NSA and other malicious groups. The same thing is happening with Apple and iCloud, as encryption for iCloud expands to protect file transfers from the sender all the way to the receiver. Though the receiver must be using an email client that supports TLS encryption, this update does improve security for most users.

Deponia – The Complete Journey brings the trilogy together

Deponia – The Complete Journey comprises Deponia, Chaos on Deponia, and Goodbye Deponia in one complete game experience for OS X, Windows, and Linux. One new addition is the graphic quest log, which will not only be a very helpful feature to point and click adventure newbies, but also gives new useful information for seasoned fans of Deponia.

Review: Tales From the Dragon Mountain 2: The Lair

Mina’s back and ready to take on Strix once more—even in his own lair. Tales From the Dragon Mountain 2: The Lair takes you through village and mountain to find Strix’s lair so you can take another try at ending the wrinkly old menace.


Adobe’s Creative Cloud is still evolving, for better and worse

Adobe is now branding/naming their software on an annual basis. Thus, this years updates will be CC-2014, and it’s safe to assume that subsequent releases will be CC-2015, CC-2016, etc. This is important because some of the software is radically changing, most specifically Photoshop.

GOG Weekend Promo sends you to indie RPG heaven

I’m not sure what’s better about the GOG Weekend Promo this time around, the fact that it’s all about indie RPGs, or the fact that so many of them are Mac compatible. From now through July 15th, GOG has 14 Mac compatible RPGs marked down 60%. And that’s just the old stuff. Want some new RPG goodness? How about Divinity: Original Sin? Or how about MouseCraft, both of which are now available for Mac and PC.

Kickstarter Find: After Reset sci-fi RPG for Mac, PC and Linux

It’s not a bad idea to drop names like Fallout and Baldur’s Gate in the press release for your Kickstarter campaign. It’s unsettling to drop the name Richard Nixon. In this particular case, though, Richard Nixon is heading up Black Cloud Studios, an independent developer looking to reboot their old-school, open-world, post-apocalyptic RPG for PC, Mac and Linux: After Reset.

Review: PhotoSweeper duplicate photo cleaner

PhotoSweeper promises spring cleaning for your photo library, and the app does not disappoint. It’s like a personal trainer for your photo library: it can slim down your photo library and speed up your iPhoto/Aperture experience, and it’s got a great interface and powerful functionality to boot.

GRID 2 Reloaded Edition races through town this summer

Whereas I’ve never understood why people would want to watch one guy take a thing and make it go faster than another guy’s thing, I do get the need to be one of those guys with the thing. Most of us can’t just take our Toyotas to the streets of Paris and Abu Dhabi for some intense racing action, however, which is why we rely on Feral Interactive to release games such as GRID 2 Reloaded Edition.

IndieGoGo Find: Karma. Incarnation 1 for OS X, Windows, and Linux

Karma. Incarnation 1 is described as a “classical 2D point-n-click psychedelic adventure, permeated with original humor and mind blowing puzzles.” It features Pip, a funny but brutal worm. Pip is naive and gradually learns about the laws of karma and the relativity of good and evil as he explores his surreal world.


Your selfies are annoying, and here are the numbers to prove it

Ends up most people hate selfies for a quite valid reason: they’re annoying, at least according to They recently released a report on the selfie backlash, which revealed that 74% of camera phone owners are annoyed by others’ selfies. No stats are provided for what percentage of camera phone owners are annoyed by their own selfies.

Tweetbot for Mac now supports multiple Twitter images

If you happen to be a regular Tweetbot for Mac user, there’s a piece of good news for you. The developer has pushed an update for the app, bumping it to version 1.6. The new version introduces a few handy features—including support for posting and viewing multiple images on Twitter’s photo sharing service—along with the usual bug fixes.