I must admit I’m not with it when it comes new services like Pownce and Twitter, so it’s nice to see Tony Hung (Deep Jive Interests) talk about these in a little more detail.
Pownce is an web-based instant messaging system that can be used ex-browser if you download the Adobe Integrated Runtime. Oh. Its wrapped up in a pretty slick package, and you can send group messages. That’s pretty much it.
It shouldn’t be confused with services like Twitter, which are really continuous partial attention services, or something that I’ve described as ambient broadcasting.
Read the article to find out more on how Pownce differs from Twitter.
Adobe has released a public beta of Soundbooth, a brand new application built in the spirit of Sound Edit 16 and Cool Edit.
- Editing audio quickly
- Cleaning up noisy audio
- Visually identifying and removing unwanted sounds
- Recording and polishing voiceovers
- Adding effects and filters
- Easily creating customized music—without musical expertise
This public beta is available for Windows or Intel-based Macs and will expire on february 28, 2007.
Visit Adobe’s Soundbooth pages for more information and a link to download the public beta.
Check out these awesome images created with Illustrator.
By using Illustrators gradient mesh tool, these people have been able to create vector drawings that are quite hard to distinguish from real photographs.