Stories by Stephen Canning

Get rich quick

What is the “rich internet?” Like dot-coms and the information superhighway, you may not actually make truckloads of cash out of it, but it'll make people's web experiences a whole lot more interesting.

Teaching an old dog repurposing

In 1985 the term “desktop publishing” was coined with the introduction of Aldus PageMaker. This pioneering page design software has survived 16 years, but Adobe appeared to put it on the shelf when it produced its serious page-layout application, InDesign, two years ago.

REVIEW: Acrobat comes of age

Acrobat 5, the latest incarnation of Adobe's portable document creator, is a great leap forward in usability. The new release, launched this week, finally turns this underrated little app into a useful and mature piece of business software.