All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fonts’

Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac Font Is Likely Going to Change

Are all the Apple users ready for a font change? Everyone loves a font change! Love it or not, a new look might be coming to your iOS and Mac OS devices. 9to5Mac‘s Mark Gurman quotes the ubiquitous sources with knowledge of the situation, who say that when Apple unveils its new operating systems iOS 9 and OS X 10.11, …

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Garamond Typeface Can Save US Millions, Says Teen

Could something as little as changing what font it uses on documents save the US Government millions of dollars each year? Yes, says student Suvir Mirchandani. The 14-year-old discovered his findings when he decided to look for ways to cut waste and save his Pittsburgh-area middle school money. As part of a science project, the sixth grader decided he was …

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Google Web Fonts Now Helps You Find Alternatives

Google doesn’t pretend to have every font you might want available in Google Web Fonts. Now, they’re pointing you to alternative sources when they don’t have what you’re looking for. In a brief post the the Web Font Blog, Google software engineer writes: We know that finding the right font for your website or blog is a personal choice, and …

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Source Code Pro: Adobe’s New Fonts For Coders

Adobe announced a lot of new Web development tools today at its Create The Web keynote. The company hopes developers and creators will use its newly Edge tools to push the Web forward. Two of the Edge tools announced today were Edge Web Fonts and Typekit, both of which feature open source fonts. Joining the launch of these tools, Adobe …

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Zuckerberg’s Sister Now Part Of YOLO Meme, Following Google’s Wildfire Acquisition

Google acquired Wildfire this week. It’s a social media marketing platform company, but Google also snagged a couple of Zuckerbergs along with the rest of the team. One is Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Arielle, and the other, while not technically a Zuckerberg, is in Zuck’s family as well. That would be Harry Schmidt, who’s married to another of Mark’s …

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How Google Handles Font Replacement

Google’s Matt Cutts put up a new Webmaster Help video, discussing how Google handles font replacement. The video was created in response to a user-submitted question: How does Google view font replacement (ie. Cufan, SIFR, FLIR)? Are some methods better than others, are all good, all bad? “So we have mentioned some specific stuff like SIFR that we’re OK with. …

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Google Goes Font Crazy, Adds 450 To Google Docs

Tired of Arial, Times New Roman and Courier? Google wants to spruce up your documents with 450 new fonts. “Often the best way to get your point across is to present your idea in a creative, captivating way,” they say in a blog post. “Today, we added over 450 new fonts to Google documents to make it easier for you …

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