How do I get started, installing the 12.0.4 update for CS5, creating remote connections, and using the new Photoshop Companion Apps?

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I want to start using the new Photoshop Touch Apps (Nav, Eazel, and Color Lava). How do I install the 12.0.4 update for Photoshop CS5? How do I set up Remote Connections? How do I connect each of the apps to Photoshop?
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The 12.0.4 update for Photoshop CS5 is available now. Choose Help>Updates... to install:

Keeping Photoshop Up-To-Date

Additional details on the 12.0.4 release here:

Photoshop 12.0.4 update for CS5 arrives

The Photoshop Companion Apps are now available on the Apple App store:

Adobe Nav

Adobe Eazel

Adobe Color Lava

Additional Resources:

Help Documentation for Connecting Photoshop Companion Apps to Photoshop, Color Lava, Eazel, and Nav - Help/User Guide

Support resources for Color Lava, Eazel, Nav - Knowledge Base Document

Photoshop Companion Apps - User to User Forums

Photoshop Companion Apps for Photoshop CS5 - Video Tutorials on Adobe TV

Photoshop Companion Apps for Photoshop CS5 - Video Tutorials on YouTube

Deke McClelland has put together a really nice series of videos here: Photoshop Companion Apps First Look - Video Tutorials from