Remains of the Day: Why don't we just call it iPadworld?
The iPad is affecting people in all kinds of ways: Some break the law for it, some are cutting back on netbook shipments, and some are feeling really blue about its limited font support. Here are your Monday remainders.
iPad Fonts Petition (Zeldman.com)
Because the world’s never met a problem that an online petition couldn’t solve, Interlebrity Jeffrey Zeldman has created one begging Apple to remedy the iPad’s “inability to import or transfer fonts.” Maybe Zeldman should just sign CEO Steve Jobs up for a new calligraphy class.
ASUS lowering Eee PC shipments due to iPad (Electronista)
And not, presumably, because Eee PCs are underpowered and lame in their own right.
FedEx Employees Rob Co-worker for Apple Gear (The Mac Observer)
The crack FedEx thieves in question seemingly waited until they knew a truck had Apple-branded boxes inside, and then held up the driver with a shotgun. The accosted driver in question caught wise when the thieves' getaway car pulled into the parking lot at work the next day. You've heard of unboxing videos, but now keep your eyes on YouTube for the first Apple uncuffing videos.
The hit iPad (and iPhone) game Flight Control will be playable on your PS3 starting next month. Of course, it's a little tougher to grab your PS3 out of your pocket while you kill a few minutes in the supermarket line.