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.
Extensis upgrades its Suitcase Fusion font manager and launches an online font rental service for Web designers.
Designer-oriented font editor gets an upgrade.
FontXChange for the Mac, now upgraded to version 2.5, can convert fonts to OpenType, Web Fonts, PostScript Type 1, and TrueType formats for both Mac and Windows.
Insider Software has launched FontAgent Pro auto-activation plug-ins for Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop CS5.
Independent foundry Hype for Type has released an iPhone game that combines retro arcade game Pong with type-based geekery.
If you're looking to sharpen your font-spotting skills, you can kill a lot of time in either Typewar or The Font Game. Both games explore the fun side of fonts, though The Font Game's faster pace gives it a slight edge in Beau Colburn's book.
What makes a font great? Font expert Jay Nelson takes a tour through some MyFonts best sellers.
Veenix TypeBook Creator's unique feature set lets you explore the fonts you have, offers the best selection of layouts for specimen pages, and is reasonably priced.
Ever wonder about the name of the font for your favorite TV show or movie? Yes, you're weird. No, you're not alone. Jay Nelson tells you where such seekers may find.