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[25 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

Will seniors be left behind in a paperless world? Jonathan Zimmerman thinks so. Unfortunately after marking a valid point — that the dwindling number of newspapers is very bad news for the 72% of Americans aged 70 or older who don’t use the Internet — he goes down the path of dismissing reading news on the Internet as being inferior to reading news in a newspaper. It’s a slippery slope when you go down that path because all you’re really doing is expressing your preference for, and comfort with, the status …

Adobe, Adobe Acrobat, General News »

[19 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Back in November 2006, Thad McIlroy, publishing consultant and analyst from The Future of Publishing sent a scathing letter to the Planet PDF Editor, Dan Shea:
I think that Acrobat 8 is one of the weakest upgrades I’ve seen in years. Adobe is apparently angry with me for saying so, but that’s just Adobe getting all imperial, as it does (as do so may so may other U.S. organizations, like the old Republican administration).
However, with version 9 — Thad thinks that Adobe has provided a elegant upgrade:
Adobe Acrobat has evolved in so …

Editorials, General News »

[9 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

As you’d well know, you can grab the latest “news” from a plethora of sources on a variety of devices — email, web, phone, whatever…. some of the technophobic amongst us even use paper!
But what do you do when you want the oldest news — back before the Gold Rush (well, perhaps not quite that long ago). Well, if Google has their way, it’ll be stored in their Google News Archive — as they work hand-in-hand with publishers to digitize their content — ripe and ready for you to search through. …

Document Management, Ebooks, Editorials, General News, PDF Reader »

[8 Sep 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

Adobe have announced plans to immediately discontinue the development of FlashPaper… Although some once touted FlashPaper as a PDF-killer, it never really fulfilled it’s promise in that regard. And, as you can imagine, any lingering PDF-killer thoughts, were quickly laid to rest when Adobe acquired Macromedia in 2005.