Adobe refreshes

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Adobe refreshes

Enhancements could boost collaboration.

Adobe today updated its hosted applications service with a new user interface and mobile access functionality designed to enhance user productivity and collaboration. is Adobe’s attempt to offer users access to an online file organiser, office applications, PDF creation and web meeting tools.

The rich internet applications firm said it has incorporated over 35 customer-suggested features into the new version of the site.

These include support for Flickr and Google images, allowing users to include them in online presentations, integration with Adobe’s Kuler colour scheme tool, and enhancements to Buzzword and Presentations and Tables previously found in Labs.

Adobe has also ramped up mobile access with the updated The new mobile app from scanR allows users to upload from smartphone to and read and share stored files on the mobile devices.

Users of the free service will be able to send two outbound faxes and upload up to five documents from a mobile phone. An upgrade is available for users that need to fax or upload more documents.

“ is about taking advantage of the Web’s ability to connect people in new and powerful ways,” said Rick Treitman, director of product management for

“Adobe’s online tools give people the advantage of working together from anywhere, and from virtually any device. This release of is another step in helping people collaborate and communicate with ease and flexibility.”

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