The 2010 CES featured a notable proliferation in slate/tablet/oversized handheld devices, with media attention to match. Consumers now await the unveiling of Apple’s iThing, now scheduled (in an unfortunate collision with Obama’s State of the Union address) for January 27. With several false starts in the past dozen years, never have expectations for a new […]View Post
Software Review: PDF on the iPhone
As the iPhone continues to grow in popularity, business applications for the iPhone OS are proliferating. Inevitably, a number of these applications focus on electronic documents, which is another way of saying (whether their developers recognize it or not) that they focus on PDF files. This article surveys a few of the current crop of […]View Post
PDF in Snow Leopard’s Preview? Maybe Not.
I just installed Apple’s latest Snow Leopard operating system (OS X 10.6), and headed straight for the updated Preview utility, which now claims the ability to annotate PDFs, a key feature of Adobe’s flagship Acrobat software. I opened a PDF into Preview, tapped the new Annotate button, and was rewarded by a slight shrinking of […]View Post