Apple's built-in support for the PDF format has allowed for a number of programs to easily implement its use. Safari is one of these applications, and when you click on a PDF link you should be able to view PDFs without having to load any plug-ins or other software. Despite this, a number of people are having problems viewing PDFs in Safari, in which the browser will show a blank white or black screen instead of the selected PDF file.… Read more
pdfMachine is a multifeatured program that allows users to convert documents into PDF files with a variety of extra options. Unfortunately, although the actual conversion is quick and easy, we found the rest of the features quite unintuitive.
We tried several times to review this program and kept putting it aside, thinking that it wasn't making sense because we were tired or distracted or otherwise mentally unprepared to deal with it. We finally came to the conclusion that the problem wasn't with us. The program's interface looks nice enough, with a sleek design and attractive graphical buttons. … Read more
We've reviewed a lot of PDF converters, and most of them are pretty unremarkable. They work well enough and most aren't terribly thrilling or entirely disappointing. Every once in a while, however, we encounter a PDF converter that's really in a class by itself. EZ Word to Pdf Converter Free is one such program. We're not sure we've ever seen a PDF converter that's so abjectly bad.
For starters, it closes any open Office documents, without warning. We found this out the hard way when we tested the program, wrote part of this review, … Read more
PDF enthusiasts have a new Web converter tool at their disposal with PDFmyURL, a simple, one-function site that converts any live Web site into a static PDF file--something handy for offline reading, long-term archiving, and sticking on PDF-friendly e-book readers like Amazon's Kindle. It can also be a lifesaver, if you're on a computer without PDF-making software that would otherwise enable you to "print" a PDF copy of your own.
The Google-China drama continues as China makes a veiled response that only law-abiding companies are welcome in the People's Republic. More information came out indicating the Gmail hacking was done by the government in China. This isn't over folks. We'll keep on it. But there is other news. Apple lawyers strike back over tablet rumors, and app stores are all pretty much the same.Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 1145
Is Sprint making money off of your text message donations? http://consumerist.com/2010/01/att-and-sprint-are-making-money-off-of-your-text-message-donations.html… Read more
The DjVu file format was created to provide a lightweight way to digitize information stored in traditional hard-copy formats. Scans and other digital images can be stored at a high resolution using DjVu without the prohibitively large files sizes that come along with formats like JPEG, GIF, and PNG. Because the DjVu format isn't particularly common, users sometimes need to convert DjVu files to a more accessible file type. And that's where STDU Converter Lite comes in.
This is one of the smallest and simplest applications we've ever seen, and it does one very specific thing; it … Read more
ABC Amber DBF Converter is a full-featured program that converts DBF files to a variety of other file types. With its intuitive interface and a multitude of useful options, it's a pleasure to use.
ABC Amber DBF Converter is completely commonsense in its operation. The interface is attractively designed and couldn't be easier to use, and the built-in Help file is well done. You open the DBF file you wish to convert, and by default the program selects all columns and rows. Click the Save As button and select the proper file type to star the conversion process. … Read more
PDF Watermark Remover is an easy-to-use tool that removes embedded watermark images from PDF files. Although it can't remove other types of watermarks, it works quite well if embedded images are your main concern.
PDF Watermark Remover's interface is sleek and seems fairly intuitive at first glance, though it quickly became clear that the program doesn't work exactly as expected. You open the target PDF, and in one pane the program displays thumbnails of all embedded images that it can remove. You simply add the desired images to the removal list. This is quite easy when working … Read more
If you work with Microsoft Office documents, you'll never achieve the status of true mobile employee without an office viewing-and-editing suite like Documents To Go. The premium build goes beyond the free, standard version to let you edit and create Office documents, like Word files and Excel spreadsheets. Documents To Go Premium Edition 2.0 adds four new features since the previous version. There's a file browser to delete, rename, and copy and paste all the Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe PDF files across the Documents To Go sub-apps. There's also an enriched PDF To Go … Read more
PDFArea PDF to Image Converter converts PDF files to images. You can save the converted images in most common image formats, such as JPEG, PNG, BMP, and GIF. You can also adjust the image quality and resolution and save for print or posting online. The program supports conversion of single PDFs, but it will also convert whole folders of files. You can select page ranges, which is a good function to have if you want to convert just a few pages of a long PDF or don't want to convert the title page or appendix.
PDFArea PDF to Image … Read more