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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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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

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Talking fonts with typeface designer Steve Matteson

From Android to Xbox, chances are you've probably seen the font designs of Steve Matteson, typeface designer extraordinaire. Matteson came by the CNET studios to discuss his most popular and successful fonts to date.

By April 11, 2012

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Nokia unveils new typeface, Pure

World's largest phone maker unveils a new, more rounded font dubbed Nokia Pure for mobile and digital environments that's designed to deliver "pin sharp" legibility.

By March 28, 2011

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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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With acquisition, Monotype eyes smartphone fonts

The $10.2 million acquisition of Ascender gets Monotype Imaging experience in typefaces for smartphones, TV, gaming consoles, and other devices.

By December 8, 2010

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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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Options for previewing fonts in OS X

There are several ways to view a typeface in OS X before you use it in your document.

By May 1, 2013