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Fast and Simple Text Recognition for Mac

OCRKit recognizes text from images and PDF documents and transform them into searchable PDFs by using advanced Optical Character Recognition technology ... and it just got better October 14, 2010

VPN for the rest of us

Today, more and more employers and business owners realize the benefits that working from home or from a remote location can have for their company and employees. The key challenge is often determining how to set things up in order to do this reliably and securely October 13, 2010

1010-13 Art & Creative tidbits

In this edition of Art & Creative tidbits we look at the Emzen font, a new Modern Slab * Unexpected Line Breaks and Missing Fonts * Reviving Caslon * Eight Tips for Type on the Web * Fuenzalida FuxFont * and Ken Peters comments on "Designers" ... plus more! October 13, 2010

What the Font is WOFF?

Over the last nine months, there has been substantial developer interest in WOFF and, as a result, browsers have been adding and refining support for the technology since October 2009. October 13, 2010

Photography Expert Inside iPad

Aspyre Apps has rolled out PhotoCaddy -- now available for the iPad. PhotoCaddyHD is a handbook for photographers of all skill levels, with content that is constantly evolving thanks to an active user community. October 12, 2010

Are fairies Real?

While I don't usually review books like this, I found the premise quite intriguing. And -- since it is time for the October tales of banshees, demons, trolls, goblins, vampires, zombies, werewolves and all manner of things that go bump in the night, I thought we could have a little fun with this new book that challenges the preconceived notions of fairies. October 12, 2010

Being Geek

As a software engineer, you recognize at some point that there's much more to your career than dealing with code. Is it time to become a manager? Tell your boss he's a jerk? Join that startup? October 11, 2010

Web UPdate 1010-08

THis web update : Meet the New Twitter? A Better Twitter * The 2010 McFarlane Prize * Google Instant - 10 Things Marketing Teams Need to Know * Google to Take On Facebook With New Social Features * Title Wars: Attention Grabbing vs. Optimization * Is it worth it to hire one SEO guy? ... and more. It's all going on ... October 8, 2010

Gamestorming

Great things don't happen in a vacuum. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. How can you make it happen at your company? The answer may surprise you October 6, 2010

Illustrator: The wizard's hat

Just in time for the bewitching month, learn how to create a very cool wizards hat icon using Adobe Illustrator! Another great tutorial sent in by IconShock September 30, 2010