There are so many PDF creation and annotation apps for iOS, it’s hard to imagine how Adobe can still justify charging $449 for the desktop version of Acrobat Pro when solutions like PDFpen can perform most of the tricks from the comfort of a smartphone or tablet for under $20. With the arrival of PDFpen 2, this feature-to-price ratio becomes even more glaring.
Will the swanky new Mac Pro make Apple's self-imposed December release date? With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, Cupertino is running out of time to make good on that promise, with the week of December 16 looking the most likely. Not particularly good timing for power users spending their hard-earned cash on gifts for loved ones, but them's the breaks. Meanwhile, here's what you missed yesterday...
Last week we tried to figure who had the easiest way to turn our own documents into PDFs. But what if someone sends us one and -- even worse -- wants us to fill it out, sign it and send it back? Well, that'd be a whole 'nother kettle of digital fish, wouldn't it? Can someone scratch our PDF annotating itch?
If you frequently use PDF files on your iPad, the developers at Readdle have a treat in store for you with the release of PDF Expert 3.0, the culmination of six months of hard work which the company is billing as “the biggest update ever” -- including a new annotation toolbar, page management preview and speed improvements.