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Ubiquitous PDF: Scan to PDF from your iPhone

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Phone cameras are handy for note-taking, but when you want to share images it’s irritating to have to send them one at a time. The Pocket Scanner app lets you collate images from your photo library and print to PDF. You can then send the finished product from your phone’s email client.

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activePDF DocConverter Enterprise 2010 released

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activePDF, Inc. have launched activePDF DocConverter Enterprise 2010, the latest iteration of its document conversion engine. This enterprise release allows users to convert files both to and from PDF. Documents can be converted to PDF or PDF/A, and PDF files to Word, Excel, Text, HTML or Image files.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Free ebooks for designers and bloggers

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Stuck for ideas? In need of a little inspiration? This list of 20 free PDF ebooks may be just what you need. From SEO to engaging content, guerrilla marketing to type classification, there’s bound to be something here to get your mojo back in action.

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Zero-day flaw discovered in Flash, Acrobat and Reader

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Adobe has warned that a critical vulnerability (CVE-2010-2883) in the most current version of its Flash Player is being actively exploited on Windows computers. The company said that the flaw, which was discovered by security firm Trend Micro, could allow attackers to ‘take control of the affected system.’

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Ubiquitous PDF: Multi-format publishing with PDF

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PDF publishing is mainstream these days, and it’s certainly more efficient and eco-friendly than conventional distribution channels. Sometimes, though, it’s a pleasure to sit down with a printed magazine, and many readers will never enjoy reading long items digitally. Magcloud is a self-publishing service which combines e-publishing with print-on-demand.

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Datalogics Incorporated and Tech Soft 3D launch joint venture

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Datalogics, Incorporated and Tech Soft 3D have teamed up to license the Adobe PDF Library SDK to engineering software developers. Datalogics will provide extended platform support, porting services, and core API maintenance and enhancements to TS3D; TS3D will provide licensing, support and engineering-focused enhancements to its customers, including support for native 3D PDF data types (PRC and U3D).

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Ubiquitous PDF: Crochet a Yoshi

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Amongst the wonders (and occasional horrors) of Etsy.com we found this Mario-inspired PDF pattern. Feeling nostalgic for the days when Super Mario Bros. was the height of pixellated sophistication? This amigurumi doll is for you so find yourself some yarn and have at it.

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Bookmarksoft releases Bookmark Docs 1.2

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Bookmarksoft has released a new document navigation tool. Bookmark Docs allows users to tag information across multiple browsers and readers, and can be used to mark up PDF, CHM, MSDN library documents and web pages. Users can tag and share bookmarks and also collaborate on a set of bookmarks for project management across formats.

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Ubiquitous PDF: Walk in with two PDFs, walk out with a book

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The Espresso Book Machine was named by Time Magazine as ‘Invention of the Year’ but its creators have been slow to perfect and implement. Version 2.0, however, is now being rolled out in bookstores worldwide. The machine can be used to access hard to find titles not usually stocked by small bookstores — or you can bring along PDF files and make your own.

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Adobe releases patch for Reader and Acrobat

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Adobe has released out-of-cycle security updates for its Reader and Acrobat software, including a version of the recently released Flash patch adjusted for Reader’s embedded Flash. The patch addresses vulnerabilities that could be exploited by an attacker through malicious code within PDF files.

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