-pdf archive

  • How to borrow an ebook
    Gadgets

    How to borrow an ebook

    By 27 August 2009

    The idea of borrowing a digital book from your local library sounds like a great way to get books for free for your new fangled digital reader ebook ereader thingmebob, but is it really that simple? Here's our FAQ on what to expect: What books are available?...

  • Adobe Reader Mobile SDK launches
    Phones

    Adobe Reader Mobile SDK launches

    By 16 February 2009

    Adobe has launched the new Adobe Reader Mobile SDK, a software development kit that will help companies to design handheld devices that are able to download and display PDF content and eBooks. The new software engine delivers support for reflowable PDF...

  • Mac users get Google Desktop
    Online

    Mac users get Google Desktop

    By 4 April 2007

    Google has announced today the launch of its Google desktop for Mac users. The new desktop will work in exactly the same way, however gives users of Apple's OS X an alternative to Apple's own Spotlight search feature. The new application, which is free...

  • Pocket-lint launches .pdf printouts for news and reviews
    Online

    Pocket-lint launches .pdf printouts for news and reviews

    By 11 December 2006

    Last week we launched a star rating system and polls - this week we've think we've gone one better and launched a .pdf printing/download feature. The new feature allows you to print any news story or review to a specially designed .pdf document so you...

  • October kicks off with London Games Festival 2006
    Gaming

    October kicks off with London Games Festival 2006

    By 26 September 2006

    October 2nd will see London swarming with gamers as the week-long London Games Festival 2006 kicks off. The festival includes events, previews, and hands-on gaming at a variety of venues, including HMV Oxford Circus, John Lewis Oxford Street, and other...

  • Google offers classic books in PDF format for free
    Online

    Google offers classic books in PDF format for free

    By 30 August 2006

    Google is offering people the chance to download classic books in PDF format to print for free. For several years, volunteers have been hard at work transcribing out-of-copyright books as text files so that they can be accessed online in a project known...

  • Online

    Adobe issues statement to clarify its position on Microsoft's use of PDF standards

    By 13 June 2006

    Adobe has released a statement clearly detailing its position on the use of the "save as PDF" function in Office that has caused controversy in recent weeks. It both reaffirms its working relationship with Microsoft and condemns Microsoft's tendency to...

  • Microsoft and Adobe disagree on PDF-making function in Office
    Online

    Microsoft and Adobe disagree on PDF-making function in Office

    By 5 June 2006

    Adobe and Microsoft have fallen out over the "save as PDF" function in Office business software. Although the two companies came to the table for discussion, Adobe is now threatening legal action against Microsoft for including a "save as PDF" option...