Adobe requires monthly payments for Photoshop

Adobe's new creative software requires a subscription, YouTube may soon launch premium channels, and the new Fitbit Flex is the best health-tracking device you can buy.

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- Welcome to the software subscription era. Adobe is moving its creative software, including Photoshop, to a subscription-only model. Read up on the latest upgrades to see if you want to go the monthly-payment route.

- YouTube also is joining the subscription movement. YouTube has been talking about offering some premium channels for $2 a month, and reports say it could launch this week.

- Fitness gadgets are a growing trend, and the latest device to hit the market -- the Fitbit Flex wristband -- is better than most. Read our full review to see why we think its the best health tracker you can buy right now.

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