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PopChar X 5.0

Numerous improvements and fixes grace the new version of PopChar. Here's our review.

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.

Extensis releases Suitcase Fusion 3; launches WebINK

Extensis upgrades its Suitcase Fusion font manager and launches an online font rental service for Web designers.

FontLab releases Fontographer 5

Designer-oriented font editor gets an upgrade.

FontXChange for Macintosh 2.5 released

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.

FontAgent Pro adds font auto-activation for CS5 apps

Insider Software has launched FontAgent Pro auto-activation plug-ins for Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop CS5.

Hype for Type launches font-based iPhone game

Independent foundry Hype for Type has released an iPhone game that combines retro arcade game Pong with type-based geekery.

Typewar and The Font Game for iPhone

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.

The MyFonts Top 10

What makes a font great? Font expert Jay Nelson takes a tour through some MyFonts best sellers.

Veenix TypeBook Creator 2.4.1

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.