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Donna Baker Competition Final Book Winners Announced

Robert Milne

We've named our final five winners of our Ted Padova/Donna Baker book competition. These winners will receive a copy of the Adobe Acrobat 7 Tips & Tricks, by Donna Baker. This ends our month long book competition but stay tuned to Planet PDF for more competitions, coming soon.

Enterprise & Government   July 27, 2006

Ubiquitous PDF: Geek out, retro style...

Dan Shea

Before grown-up gamers were busting moves as Lara Croft or shooting extraterrestrial baddies as Gordon Freeman, there was a more innocent time in gaming. A time when kids twiddled their collective thumbs to control a rambunctious plumber to the strains of looping MIDI masterpieces. That's right, we're talking about the salad days when Nintendo still towered over the console market as the Coca-Cola to Sega's Pepsi. It was a fateful day in 1988 when the first issue of "Nintendo Power" was released, and an enterprising webmaster has scanned the entire publication and made it available as a free download, complete with reviews, game guides and cheesy 80s ads.

Enterprise & Government   July 26, 2006

Karl's Corner: Drawing a blank made easy

Karl De Abrew

The latest rumblings and ramblings from BinaryThing CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl talks about a timesaving Acrobat technique from tipster, trainer and conference honcho Carl Young and Planet PDF Contributing Editor Duff Johnson.

Enterprise & Government   July 26, 2006

This week in PDF: Slim those PDFs!

Dan Shea

The Californian power grid sputters and groans under the increased load as the mercury soars, and efficiency is the flavor of the week. Luckily, this week in PDF sees the release of some tools to help with just that, as Apago upgrades it's PDF compression software and UNIVERSE Software releases a new version of its PDF solution.

Enterprise & Government   July 26, 2006

Karl's Corner: A sure fire way to lose my business

Karl De Abrew

The latest rumblings and ramblings from BinaryThing CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl talks about one of the first things that attracted him to PDF, page fidelity.

Enterprise & Government   July 20, 2006

This week in PDF: New legal software headlines a quiet week

Dan Shea

Although it has been a relatively quiet one, this week in PDF sees the release of a new software package for the legal industry and a versatile PDF creation solution.

Enterprise & Government   July 19, 2006

Ubiquitous PDF: Malware responses

Dan Shea

Malware attacks are at best an annoyance and at worst, can ruin your day and harm your business. TechWeb's Ross M. Greenberg has written a guide to minimizing the impact of malware attacks on your site, system or business. Best of all, the guide, entitled "Malware Responses: What To Do Before, During, And After An Attack" has been made available as a free download!

Enterprise & Government   July 19, 2006

Ubiquitous PDF: Travel guides

Dan Shea

Planning a getaway? Thinking of planning one? Planning to think of -- you get the picture... Well, TripAdvisor has made the task a whole lot easier by releasing its Summer Travel guides to various cities in the US and around the world. The guides aim to help travellers get around and find things to do in their prospective holiday destinations.

Enterprise & Government   July 13, 2006

This week in PDF: Optimization the order of the day

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees a pair of PDF print-related upgrades, with an updated PDF Library and a PDF compression tool to round out the week.

Enterprise & Government   July 13, 2006

Karl's Corner: Google is a PDF-guy's best friend

Karl De Abrew

The latest rumblings and ramblings from BinaryThing CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl talks about an invaluable tool in the task of keeping up with PDF: Google News Alerts.

Enterprise & Government   July 13, 2006

Karl's Corner: Quantity versus Quality

Karl De Abrew

The latest rumblings and ramblings from BinaryThing CEO Karl De Abrew. This week, Karl runs through a list of some 20 plus PDF creators you can find on the web.

Enterprise & Government   July 06, 2006

This week in PDF: Look, link, create.

Dan Shea

This week in PDF sees the release of a new PDF viewer program for smartphones, an update to absolutePDF's PDF generation library and Greiner Consulting Services' plug-in for linking external content resources.

Enterprise & Government   July 05, 2006

Ubiquitous PDF: News for the busy or impatient

Dan Shea

Impatient for the latest news? The Guardian is launching a free, downloadable news overview that will be updated every 15 minutes. To be launched this Northern Summer, G24 will run from 8-12 pages and will consist of a digest covering the areas of general news, international, economics, sport and media.

Enterprise & Government   July 05, 2006

Absolute PDF Server Competition Winner Announced

Robert Milne

We've randomly selected and notified the sole winner of our recent collaborative promotion with Investintech.com to give one lucky Planet PDF enthusiast a license of the world's first server-based PDF extraction and creation software - Investintech.com's Absolute PDF Server

Enterprise & Government   July 04, 2006

Ubiquitous PDF: Downloadable guide to seizure first aid

Dan Shea

Would you know what to do if a friend, loved one or even a complete stranger experienced an epileptic seizure near you? Courtesy of Epilepsy.com, you can now download a free PDF guide to seizure first aid that explains just that.

Enterprise & Government   June 29, 2006

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