Creative Community Bulletin 29 July 2010 Through 30 July 2010
These are the articles, blogs, and resources I found interesting and worthy of sharing for 29 July 2010 through 30 July 2010:
- Standard Preflight Profiles VIGC, version 2 (July 2010) -
VIGC has developed an updated version of its 13 different preflight profiles, geared to the same market niches as the GWG profiles for PDF creation and PDF preflighting. It also created 5 completely new profiles for packaging, based on the Packaging v3 specifications of the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG):
- Study Calls Google ‘King Of Malware’ -
Overall, Google takes the crown for malware distribution – turning up more than twice the amount of malware as Bing, Twitter and Yahoo! combined when searches on popular trending topics were performed. Google presents at 69 per cent; Yahoo! at 18 per cent; Bing at 12 per cent; and Twitter at one per cent.
- Sync & import Google Gmail Contacts on iPad -
Looking for a simple and free method to sync Google Gmail contacts on your Apple iPad device. You can easily do this by connecting iPad to a computer and using iTunes. After the connection, select Google contacts option and login to your Google / Gmail account to start the sync process. Here is detailed procedure.
- TypeTalk: Why Distorting Type Is a Crime | CreativePro.com -
Are you tempted to use your layout software to stretch or squeeze a word? Resist that temptation or your type will look awkward at best, and downright ugly at worst.
- Fox News: Apple Is The New Religion And The Pope Is Scared -
The post entitled “For Apple Followers, It’s a Matter of Faith, Academics Say” argues that while people may joke about Apple being a religion (JesusPhone, etc), to some, it may actually be a religion. Better, they wonder if Apple shouldn’t pursue that path. Here’s Fox News’ keys as to why Apple is similar to a religion:
- Adobe Systems to acquire Day Software, Content, Web, Social Collaboration Management Systems -
Adobe Systems Incorporated, a US-based provider of diversified software solutions, has launched a public tender offer to acquire all of the publicly held registered shares of Day Software Holding AG, a Switzerland-based provider of content management software for CHF139 ($131.47) per share in cash.
- QuarkXPress More Efficient in the Background Than InDesign? -
- Colorspeak – What do colors say to you? -
Red invokes anger or passion — two emotions on the opposite spectrum.
Green is for fresh, new, and ecological cred as of late.
Purple represents power and wisdom.
- Free For All: High Quality, No Cost | CreativePro.com -
In this installment, you’ll find a geographic symbol font; tilable textures and patterns; Illustrator resources; a branded file-transfer service; and online tilt-shift effects.
- Quark VS InDesign on ePublishing, Report Says Quark Wins -
Quark has a completely different vision on digital publishing than?Adobe. Quark seems to take the publisher/publishing process as its departure point. This leads to a dramatically different approach on multiple levels.