1. Reviews 3
    Microsoft Word for iPad

    It took less than 5 minutes of using Word for iPad to have an overwhelming first impression: I hope Word on every platform becomes what Word on...

  2. App Guide
    Patterns 1.0.1

    You know the maxim, “Give a man to fish and he eats for a day; teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime”? A similar adage applies to anyone...

  3. Help
    The secrets of OS X’s text tools

    When you write in a word processor or text editor on OS X, you might want the app to do more than record your words as unadorned plain text. In addition...

  4. Reviews 1
    Firefox 23: cheerful, cluttered and a bit too eager to please

    When I reviewed Mozilla’s Firefox last summer, it had gained more in version numbers than in notable features. With version 23, the open-source...

  5. App Guide
    BreakupText

    The BreakupText app is the worst possible way you can end a relationship…   I’m not going to say I’m a pro at relationships, but I...

  6. Blogs
    Typography for all: demystifying text for high-impact messages

    Text is incredibly powerful – whether you’re making a business card or a garage-sale sign, you’re sending a message. The look of that message...

  7. App Guide
    LyX for Mac

    When one thinks of document editors, it’s usually Microsoft Word and Google Docs that come to mind. But in the world of word processors there...

  8. News
    Samsung infringed Apple patent on text selection, says ITC judge

    A handful of Samsung smartphones infringe an Apple patent on text selection, according to the initial determination of a US International Trade Commission...

  9. App Guide
    Characters for Mac

    There are plenty of characters and symbols your Mac can produce that you won’t find on your keyboard. Things such as ©, ¢, ™, and, yes, emotions....

  10. News
    Vodafone warns UK customers not to update to iOS 6.1

    Vodafone has warned its UK customers with the iPhone 4S not to upgrade to iOS 6.1. Texts were sent out to iPhone 4S handsets on the UK network yesterday...

  11. Features
    32 expert tips and tricks for iOS 6

    Perhaps you are already an iOS master. Or maybe you consider yourself more of a novice. Either way, we feel confident that at least some of the tips...

  12. Help
    Stop squinting: Make text bigger in OS X

    When you’re on the other side of 50, as I am, you become less concerned about how fast your Mac is, and more interested in how well you can see...

  13. Help
    Make text more readable on your iPad mini

    The iPad mini is, of course, smaller than the 9.7in versions of the tablet. And while that makes the iPad mini more portable, the scaled-down screen...

  14. Blogs 3
    Not My Type

    As the years go by, and as my visual acuity decreases, I am becoming increasingly sensitive about the way letters appear on computer displays. Granted,...

  15. Help
    How to extract voice and text messages from an iPhone

    Reader Amy Campbell has all the right reasons for extracting data from an iPhone. She writes: A Mac-using relative recently passed away, and there...

  16. Help
    Rendering text-to-speech files

    Reader Kurt Schwartz prefers some of his text spoken rather than written. He writes: I have several text files that I’d like my Mac to read to me...

  17. Features
    Hands on with Quark DesignPad

    A new iPad app for novice designers has arrived on the scene. With Quark DesignPad, the company that has traditionally catered to the professional...

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