As honours for a fallen hero go it's hard to beat – Steve Jobs immortalised as an Action Man toy.
Michael Burns is a freelance writer with almost 20 years experience of covering the creative industries.
As well as writing for Digital Arts and a variety of major trade publications, he has been involved in conference production and has written a number of books on digital content creation.
He also provides freelance advisory, writing and production services for companies in the film, TV, design and interactive media sectors.
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In-Depth: Take your art into the next dimension
Whether you’re an artist who’s never touched 3D, or an accomplished modeller wanting to spice up your renders, there’s a lot to learn about how…
Apple's Newsstand features a dozen new magazine apps created with Mag+ software.
News: Adobe offers video sneak peeks at new tools for Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Flash and AIR
Company posts unseen video of technology 'sneak peeks' from its recent MAX conference.
Apple's iOS Newsstand service has received the first batch of magazine apps from publishers created using the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
Apple rumoured to be sealing deal with movie studios to stream films to Apple mobile devices via iTunes and iCloud.
Creatives at Adobe's MAX 2011 event in Los Angeles respond to Adobe's purchase of two highly-regarded web platforms
We speak to the National Geographic, independent art magazine Clear and Adobe's Ricky Liversidge about the new low-cost InDesign-driven iPad…
Adobe has revealed more details of its Creative Cloud mix of software and services for professional creatives, launched yesterday at Adobe MAX in…
Should I be part of a professional creative body? Should I work for free? Michael Burns discovers the answers to the questions about how to…
News: Autodesk buys Pixlr
Autodesk has acquired Pixlr, a free online and social photo creating, collecting, editing and sharing service.
Apple Expo, a trade/consumer event for the Apple community, will take place in London next May.
Adobe has released public beta versions of Flash Player 11 and AIR 3.
The number of projects being developed for iOS devices has jumped this year, while Android's share of the market has dropped, according to analysts.
Ripoff Britain or exchange rate rebalancing act? Developers were unaware of impending price change.
Spotify, launched in Sweden in 2008 by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, is available from today in the US.
Digital Asset Management software includes new iPad and HD video capabilities
The second annual G-Technology Driven Creativity Awards are now open for submissions.
In-Depth: The Future of Graphic Design
The trends, techniques and technologies at the cutting edge of graphic design – and how you can use them to produce your best work