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'Scrabble Typography Limited Edition': the fonts of all knowledge

Google Docs adds 450 fonts and 60 templates, sadly includes Comic Sans

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Google Docs has lagged behind offline apps in the number of fonts and pre-made layouts to choose from, but that's just changed with a much larger catalog for both. More than 60 new templates and 450 fonts are now on tap to use in your presentations and reports. This...
Google Docs adds 450 fonts and 60 templates, sadly includes Comic Sans

Font Awesome Icon Font Released for Twitter Bootstrap

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It takes a lot of confidence to label a project "awesome," but after looking over the Font Awesome collection, I'm inclined to agree. Font Awesome is a set of glyph icons meant to work with Bootstrap, the Web App toolkit released by Twitter last year. The project is courtesy of...
Font Awesome Icon Font Released for Twitter Bootstrap

The man behind your phone's fonts

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The first part of our series about mobile phone fonts sits down with Steve Matteson, the typeface designer for Droid, Windows Phone, and countless other UIs. [Read more]...
The man behind your phone's fonts

Google+ iPhone Gets A Much-Needed Overhaul

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Just yesterday, I finally moved the Google+ iPhone app atrocity to the back screen of my iPhone, and then the company goes out and does this. It makes the darned thing all pretty with a fresh update. And maybe even more usable? (I can’t confirm this as the update has...
Google+ iPhone Gets A Much-Needed Overhaul

FontShop’s Photoshop plugin lets designers try 150,000 fonts for free

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FontShop, one of the largest purveyors of typography on the Web, has released a new Photoshop plugin that allows designers to instantly test out over 150,000 fonts before buying. The plugin, while still in beta, is already impressive in terms of its potential, allowing anyone to explore typography without making purchases up...
FontShop’s Photoshop plugin lets designers try 150,000 fonts for free

Georgie app offers up Android features and voice-guided menus for the blind: we go hands-on (video)

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Phone options for the blind previously been pricey hardware based solutions -- or feature-light (physically-heavy) handsets. While the functional abilities of smartphones have expanded out wildly from the mobile devices we used to use, accessibility options have remained firmly in the past. Enter Georgie, an Android app that offers...
Georgie app offers up Android features and voice-guided menus for the blind: we go hands-on (video)

Kindle, Evernote, Vimeo and more get optimized for the iPad's Retina display

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As we saw the iPhone 4's release, a massive bump in screen resolution means that plenty of apps need to be updated to fully take advantage of all those extra pixels, and today has seen a few big name ones get optimized for the new iPad's Retina display. The...
Kindle, Evernote, Vimeo and more get optimized for the iPad's Retina display

Digital font consolidation: Monotype buys Bitstream

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As typographically rich publishing reaches beyond paper to the Web, Monotype Imaging expands its customer base by buying a rival with the MyFonts Web service as well as lots of fonts. [Read more]...
Digital font consolidation: Monotype buys Bitstream

One Of These Hardware Chains Is Killing The Other One On Facebook (LOW, HD)

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Lowe's is half as big as Home Depot in terms of market cap and has "inferior store locations," but there is one area where it is winning. Lowe's is kicking ass on Facebook. The North Carolina-based chain saw 199,031 visits to its Facebook page, the highest among big retailers...
One Of These Hardware Chains Is Killing The Other One On Facebook (LOW, HD)

Skype for iPad updated for Retina display, VGA front camera still 640×480

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Skype for iPad got a retina update this morning meaning that the icons and menus won’t show pixelated fonts that will harm your new iPad retina sensibilities.  Unfortunately, your new iPad’s front facing camera is still VGA and we’re pretty sure Skype isn’t pulling 2048×1500 pixel video feeds though...
Skype for iPad updated for Retina display, VGA front camera still 640×480

8 Tips To Increase Your Link Building Efficiency

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I’ve seen a lot of posts recently that talk about how to dedicate enough time to link building to see results without it taking over your life. To be blunt, that’s a load of crap. If something is scalable, its size can be changed, like fonts. How long you have...
8 Tips To Increase Your Link Building Efficiency

Spotify Play Button enables music embedding on any website

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Spotify has created a way for fans to embed any song from its catalog on their websites and blogs, the company announced Wednesday. The Spotify Play Button takes the URL of any song and turns it into an embed code which can be pasted into a webpage, allowing any...
Spotify Play Button enables music embedding on any website

The secret to designing a great smartphone font

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In the second portion of our two-part series, we explore the history and theory behind mobile phone fonts with the help of typeface designer, Steve Matteson. [Read more]...
The secret to designing a great smartphone font

Warning: Some Web Photos May Look A Bit Blurry On Those New Retina Display MacBooks (AAPL)

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While the new iPad's high-resolution Retina display is gorgeous, sometimes the images it displays on the Web can look a bit blurry. That's because many sites (including this one) don't use high-res images. And honestly, it's not worth many sites' time to upload a bunch of bulky high-res images for...
Warning: Some Web Photos May Look A Bit Blurry On Those New Retina Display MacBooks (AAPL)
Google adds 450 fonts to Google Docs

Tackle font problems using OS X Lion's Font list

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Apple's list of fonts in OS X might help you get back to the basics. [Read more]...
Tackle font problems using OS X Lion's Font list
After price hike, Foursquare and StreetEasy switch from Google to OpenStreetMaps

Amazon updates Kindle app for new iPad’s retina display

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Amazon.com just released a new version of its Kindle app for iPad, promising crisper fonts and brighter book covers by taking advantage of the Apple device’s new high-resolution retina display. In addition, the company says it is bringing to its iPad app a favorite feature of Kindle Fire users —...
Amazon updates Kindle app for new iPad’s retina display
Text The Rainbow: Color Text Messages+ Nabs Top Social App Spot From Facebook, Twitter

One More Copyright Infringement, And HADOPI Must Disconnect Itself From The Net

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The governmental body that oversees France's "three-strikes" law, HADOPI, has already been caught once infringing on the copyright of others -- by using a logo designed with unlicensed fonts. Now it's been spotted using photographs without respecting the so-called "moral rights" of the photographer, which include the right to attribution...
One More Copyright Infringement, And HADOPI Must Disconnect Itself From The Net

Check out these free icons, fonts and UX elements, from the creators of COLOURlovers

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Created by the same folks who brought us COLOURlovers, Creative Market is giving away a nice pile of design resources pre-launch, including heaps of icons, fonts and UX elements. Judging from the site, these 30+ packs typically range between $1 and $49, but all are free for the time being....
Check out these free icons, fonts and UX elements, from the creators of COLOURlovers

Choose the Right Font for your Project [Flowchart]

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If you are looking to find the right kind of font /typeface for designing your book, your website logo, for an handwritten invitation letter or a font for annotating an illustration, this flowchart from graphic designer Julian Hansen should come handy. Start from the center of the flowchart, pick...
Choose the Right Font for your Project [Flowchart]

Google Fonts tutorial | cssgallery.info

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Google Fonts tutorial | cssgallery.info

Beautiful Websites: Pictory’s Ode to Spring

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There’s currently a debate ranging in the publishing world over whether the web is robust enough of a platform to present magazine-like stories properly — paginated content heavy on photography, design and stylized type. The current popular opinion is that the web is not up to snuff, and thus...
Beautiful Websites: Pictory’s Ode to Spring

5 Fresh and Extreme Useful Fonts for Logos

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5 Fresh and Extreme Useful Fonts for Logos

5 Must-Share Links for Designers

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Hey there! It’s Monday, so this roundup is devoted to all things web design (ux, photo, illustration, art, graphics, CSS, jQuery, tutorials, and more). Some links are newsworthy and others just meet our “awesomeness” requirement, and regardless we hope you’ll enjoy them. Without further delay: One-Page stories by Summer Pierre,...
5 Must-Share Links for Designers

Free Grunge Styles and Resources

www.noupe.com
  Today we are glad to release five grunge styles for Adobe Photoshop. These styles were designed by the german Photoshop artist Dirk Metzmacher and released especially for Noupe and its readers, including resources for textures, fonts and brushes.You can load styles with the style palette. In case this window...
Free Grunge Styles and Resources

Fonts by John H. Schmidt | dafont.com

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Fonts by John H. Schmidt | dafont.com

No! Craigslist to Abandon Its Dirt Design?

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Craigslist may be updating its interface in response to competition from fast-growing marketplaces like Fabrice Grinda's OLX, because it's hiring a designer to update its mobile offerings, tweak the site and make the whole experience "faster, friendlier and easier." Craigslist, with a billion pageviews per day, is one of the...
No! Craigslist to Abandon Its Dirt Design?
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