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typefaces

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Comic Neue: Comic Sans typeface for grown-ups

The much-maligned Comic Sans typeface gets an overdue remake, rendering it suitable for general consumption.

By April 9, 2014

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Dear Govt: Change typeface, save millions. Yours, Suvir, 14

14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani discovers that printer ink is more expensive than Chanel No. 5. So he tries to find a typeface that uses less of it. And the government could save millions.

By March 28, 2014

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Homeless handwriting inspires fancy new fonts

A project that turns handwritten letters seen on homeless signs into fonts gets a big boost from global typeface provider Monotype.

By September 29, 2014

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Adobe offers free font to celebrate 25 years of digital type design

To commemorate a quarter century of its Adobe Originals type program, a font free for all.

By May 15, 2014

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The 404 1,457: Where you can't put it in the microwave (podcast)

Changing typefaces on government printouts could drag us out of national debt, a Mommy app that checks in on you that you can also delete, debunking the trend of teens smoking coffee beans, why you can't put foil in the microwave, and a machine that can read your mind with creepy accuracy.

By April 1, 2014

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Ep. 1457: Where you can't put it in the microwave

Changing typefaces on government printouts could drag us out of national debt, a Mommy app that checks in on you that you can also delete, debunking the trend of teens smoking coffee beans, why you can't put foil in the microwave, and a machine that can read your mind with creepy accuracy.

By April 1, 2014

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Steve Matteson: Fonts in the time of wearables (Q&A)

CNET spoke with Monotype's creative type director, Steve Matteson, to discuss the challenges of designing fonts for ultra-small user interfaces, including wearables.

By April 7, 2014

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How we test: Printers

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for printers.

By February 12, 2014

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Does ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall know he's the face of NY college?

For reasons that don't seem entirely magical or revolutionary, the City College of New York is featuring Scott Forstall's face in its ads. Joke? Life change?

By January 15, 2014

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Comparing the different typefaces on phones

Steve Matteson talks about why his typeface designs for Droid and Windows Phone devices increase legibility, and why iOS' Helvetica isn't the best choice.

By April 11, 2012