Braille comes unbound from the book: how technology can stop a literary crisis | Society | guardian.co.uk
Braille comes unbound from the book: how technology can stop a literary crisis | Society | guardian.co.uk“Apple has shown that “devices aren’t inaccessible because they have to be, but because companies made them with a lack of imagination,” said Fleet. “Apple proved that a blind person could use an interface that didn’t have physical buttons.”
This recently unearthed video of Steve Jobs at work during the… | Mike Industries“This recently unearthed video of Steve Jobs at work during the early days of NeXT is a remarkable look inside how he ran meetings, how he created culture at his startups”
Most impressively, the event and the specifics presented (iOS 5, iCloud, OS X Lion) during it were clearly staged to deliver an inspiring but chilling message: Whether you’re a prospective customer, developer, channel partner, or competitor, “resistance is futile.”
Interesting article on Apple strategy.
Support for the Web Open Font Format (WOFF) gives web designers and developers the ability to use a wider range of fonts on websites.
Support for CSS3 auto-hyphenation allows developers to provide better reading experiences and text layouts.
CSS3 vertical text
Support for CSS3 vertical text allows for top-to-bottom text layouts in web pages. This enables greater customization of websites in languages that use vertical text, such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
CSS3 text emphasis
With the text emphasis property, web pages can display emphasis marks in East Asian text.
Custom content in extensions
Safari now allows extensions to show custom HTML content in a borderless window from the extension’s toolbar, or when you click an icon in the extension’s toolbar.
Safari technology overviews
Safari Dev Center
The iPad 2 is the same iPad. It’s just better in every conceivable way.
Great review from Andy Ihnatko at the Chicago Sun-Times.
The Guardian’s Jack Schofield does his level best to squash the joy out of the iPad.