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Lame spam of the day: Instant Acrobat Upgrade

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Since Adobe seems to update Acrobat weekly, this message seems plausible. Some quick indicators that it isn't real: I get updates through the installed Adobe Updater, not as email messages. It lists an Adobe office in Canada, whereas the company is based in California. Sender: Adobe Acrobat Reader (northern_tool@newsletter.northerntool.com). Text: INTRODUCING UPGRADED ADOBE ACROBAT READER 2012. Copyright 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Lame spams of the day: another roundup

Robert Weiner

Text: Good afternoon, You can download your Adobe CS4 License here -. Thank you for buying Adobe InDesign CS4 software. Adobe Systems Incorporated. Here's a selection of messages from spammers who don't even seem to be trying -- no graphics, no attempt to make the links look legit, plain text. Are these spammers just lazy or do these things actually work? Bottom line: think before you click. Hover your mouse over URLs and see where they lead.

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Lame spam roundup

Robert Weiner

I guess they could catch someone who'd just ordered Adobe Creative Suite or is greedy. Text: Good day, You can download your Adobe CS4 License here -. Thank you for buying Adobe InDesign CS4 software. Adobe Systems Incorporated. Here's a random selection of strange and/or lame spams I've received recently. 1: I got several of these. Unfortunately, no umbrellas were included. Sender: LinkedIn Connections [connections@linkedin.com].

The continuing saga of the new T400S

Robert Weiner

Some of the hardest problems have been getting Adobe products to install. I couldn't get TweetDeck or Adobe Air to run (TweetDeck requires Air). I also couldn't get Adobe Flash to install. Finally submitted a trouble ticket to Adobe and got a quick response. exe from Adobe. The continuing story of my new Thinkpad T400S laptop. I finally feel like it's starting to come together, particularly the upgrade to Windows 7. Here's the story so far.

Setting up my new Thinkpad T400S

Robert Weiner

I've also had trouble getting Adobe Flash to install. I recently received my new Lenovo Thinkpad T400S -- thinner, faster, and lighter than my current T400. But getting it set up has been a bear. A few of the lowlights, after 6 days of work: 1) I used Laplink to transfer my data, apps, and settings. I've been using Laplink products for at least 15 years with good results. This time, not so good. The big problem turned out to be that I had encrypted my data on my current computer.

How to Get Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Through TechSoup

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Here's the simple three-step process to get access to discounted rates on Adobe Acrobat Pro DC through TechSoup. G-49933 Adobe G-49935spanhidden.

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Design, Create, and Inspire with Adobe Creative Cloud

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TechSoup is proud to announce the newest product in the Adobe donation program: Creative Cloud. Adobe will then automatically bill you at 40 percent off the retail rate for every year after until you cancel. Adobe also provides all updates and upgrades without any additional cost.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 vs. Adobe Photoshop CC

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Check out the product pages for Photoshop Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Photoshop CC (part of the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan and Photography plan ). cloudcomputing Cloud Adobe digital storytelling software cloud computing storymakers

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Adobe Creative Cloud Giveaway for Nonprofits at 17NTC!

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We have a special contest give-away in store at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference: a free year-long subscription of Adobe Creative Cloud. Answer a few questions about Adobe. Answer a few questions about Adobe. Answer a few questions about Adobe. Adobe

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5 Uses You Didn't Think of for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

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Acrobat, Adobe's family of software designed to create, view, and edit PDFs, is everywhere. Acrobat Pro DC is the latest version from Adobe, and it includes several new features you may not be aware of. Here are five tips for making the most of Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

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Improve Your Photos with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

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TechSoup is proud to announce the latest Adobe membership product, Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. Capture the moment and make it your own with the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. Adobe also provides all updates and upgrades without any additional cost.

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Learn to Use Adobe Software

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New to TechSoup — the Adobe Foundation's Nonprofit Training Program provides a series of donated online training courses for Dreamweaver, InDesign, or Photoshop to nonprofit staff. Check out the restrictions for the Adobe Training donations to see if your organization qualifies.

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Upcoming Free Webinar August 20: You're Invited! Easy Postcard Creation with Adobe InDesign (for Nonprofits and Libraries!)

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Save-the-date postcards, bookmarks, and double-sided event invitations are a great place to begin and Adobe's InDesign is the most popular tool to use among printers and designers. Graphic design Adobe indesign events Online Seminar Adobe Creative Cloud tsevent tsevents

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 vs. Adobe Photoshop CC

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Check out the product pages for Photoshop Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Photoshop CC (part of the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan and Photography plan ). cloudcomputing Cloud Adobe digital storytelling software cloud computing storymakers

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New to TechSoup: Adobe Creative Suite 6

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Adobe has released the long-awaited sixth version of Creative Suite, its set of popular design and production tools, and eligible organizations can now request donations of them through TechSoup. Most of TechSoup's individual Adobe applications have also received CS6 updates. Design & Web Premium : Adobe has combined the Design Premium and Web Premium suites into one new suite: Design & Web Premium. Not sure if you're eligible for Adobe Products?

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Your Guide to Adobe Products from TechSoup

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Best of all, all organization types and budget sizes are eligible for discounted products from Adobe. Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps Plan. The All Apps plan includes every Adobe app in one package. With the All Apps plan, you'll get Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, and dozens more. See the full list of products on the Adobe website.) Direct from Adobe: $599.88 Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.

Tell Compelling Stories with the Adobe Elements 14 Bundle

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Easily transform your photos and videos with Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements, both in one convenient bundle. Adobe makes it easy to reduce red-eye, crop photos, enhance colors, tell a visual story, apply themes, and more. Get the Adobe Elements 14 Bundle.

Adobe Is Creating Change

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Adobe is working to make a difference in the nonprofit community and recognizes that their software is used by the community for creative expression and social advocacy. Grant Programs from the Adobe Foundation. Adobe

New Tutorial: How to Download Your Adobe Donation

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Are you interested in requesting an Adobe product through TechSoup ? Do you want to know more about the Adobe donation download process? If so, check out our newest video, How to Download Your Adobe Donation. In How to Download Your Adobe Donation , we explain how to download your Adobe donation request through TechSoup. You can read more about Adobe products through TechSoup on the Adobe Product Donation Page.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 13 Now Available

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TechSoup is proud to announce the newest version of Adobe's Elements bundle, containing both Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13. A full list of features is available from Adobe.

Time to Update That Software! Adobe Releases Critical Patches

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Adobe released critical patches for Flash Player , Photoshop and other products on August 9. At least one of these patches almost certainly affects you and your organization: Adobe estimates that Flash Player is installed on over 98% of computers in the U.S. Adobe calls a patch "critical" if it addresses a software vulnerability that could allow malicious code to be executed. The Adobe Photoshop updates are recommended for Adobe Photoshop CS5, CS5.1,

Nonprofits, Get Your License to Design!

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With those competencies gained, you can branch out and take some of our Adobe absolute beginners courses. They are geared for nonprofit and library staff that have little or no knowledge of the amazing world of Adobe Creative Cloud.

New Year, New Free Webinars

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Our free webinars will help you improve your grantseeking, connect you with local tech experts, and show you what Windows Server and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC can do for your nonprofit or library. I Didn't Know Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Could Do That!

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TechSoup's Top 10 Tech Topics of 2016

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Adobe Creative Cloud. Adobe Creative Cloud: What's New, What's Different. This article explains everything you need to know before taking the leap to Adobe Creative Cloud. Read more › Intro to Adobe Photoshop for Nonprofits.

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#CelebrateAdobeCC — It's a Wrap!

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Round three of #CelebrateAdobeCC — our three-month contest highlighting how nonprofits use Adobe products to spotlight their work and mission — is a wrap. Plus, we wanted to share all the winners in one video, created with Adobe Voice, a free tool from Adobe.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

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TechSoup and Adobe have teamed up to bring you a Facebook contest where you can win $1,000 by submitting any and all content your organization has created using Adobe. Already have Adobe Creative Cloud or another Adobe product through TechSoup? Adobe

The Votes Are In: #CelebrateAdobeCC Winners Announced!

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If you don't already have Adobe Creative Cloud, be sure get it now. This flyer was created using Adobe InDesign to advertise a "Monarchs and More" workshop for environmental and science educators. Prize: One-Year Subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.

Adobe Acrobat XI vs. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

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In 2015, Adobe released Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Integrating with its companion, Adobe Creative Cloud, the DC ("Document Cloud") version features a new interface, cloud storage support, and other new features. Browse Adobe products. Browse Adobe products.

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Today You Get a Fresh Start on TechSoup Donation Requests

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Create Gorgeous Images, Newsletters, and Websites with Adobe. Adobe's powerful tools allow you to edit images, design websites, publish newsletters, create video and audio productions, and more. Image 4: Adobe. intuit Adobe microsoft symantecHappy New (Fiscal) Year!

Adobe Premiere Elements 15 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Check out the product pages for Premiere Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Premiere Pro CC (part of the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan ).

And Now … Our Amazing Round 2 #CelebrateAdobeCC Winners!

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We got our wonderful Adobe graphics program from Tech Soup … You help us to keep going, and we are most grateful!" Our Silver Prize — a free one-year membership to Adobe Creative Cloud — goes to Servicios de la Raza in Denver, Colorado. Adobe usingadobe

Intro to Photoshop for Nonprofits: Part 1

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This series includes screenshots and instructions for Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2, Also, for the full version of Photoshop, Adobe does offer a nonprofit discount for select organization types. See Adobe's eligibility guide for more information.

TechSoup Tools for Desktop Publishing and Presentations

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Adobe Acrobat XI Pro — This program is the industry-standard application for creating, controlling, and exchanging secure, high-quality PDF documents. presentations Graphic design Adobe desktop publishing microsoft data visualization sketches

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

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Seattle-based nonprofit publishing company Braided River has used a TechSoup donation of Adobe software to astounding effect. intuit Adobe citrix Recycled and Refurbished Computers microsoft Office365 Cisco symantec

4 Tools to Create Images, Videos, Diagrams, and Flowcharts

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 — This is a product that combines two highly useful Adobe applications. flowchart Graphic design Adobe photoshop microsoft digital storytelling Visio video diagram Too many words!

75 Mobile Apps to Jump-Start Your Nonprofit's Productivity in 2015

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Adobe offers its popular Reader app for viewing PDFs, Photoshop Express for making quick image edits, Revel for viewing and sharing photos, and EchoSign for electronically signing documents while on the go. Adobe Reader ( iOS , Android , Windows ; free).

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We've just added great offers from Adobe, Skillsoft, Tableau, and more to our TechSoup Boost subscription. Adobe Premiere Elements 13 and Photoshop Elements 13 Bundle. TechImpact skillsoft Tableau Adobe infocus guidebycell journeyedOur catalog of savings just keeps growing. Sign up today to take advantage of these deals and get a head start on what's coming next! Get TechSoup Boost now. New Waived Admin Fee Offers.

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Adobe Premiere Elements 14 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Check out the product pages for Premiere Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Premiere Pro CC (part of the Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan ).

Adobe Premiere Elements 13 vs. Adobe Premiere Pro CC

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Adobe provides two capable video-editing products: Adobe Premiere Elements 13 and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Check out the product pages for Photoshop Elements (part of the Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle ) and Photoshop CC (part of Adobe Creative Cloud ).

Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 vs. Adobe Photoshop CC

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When it comes to bringing your subjects to life, Adobe has all the tools to help you. But do you need Adobe Photoshop Elements, with just Photoshop's most useful tools, or Adobe Photoshop CC, the robust image editor with a tool for every need?