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Google's Mobile Font Looks Familiar

Google has recently released a new type family, Roboto, for their Android operating system. Here is an overlay comparing the intersection with the ubiquitous Helvetica

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Google's Mobile Font Looks Familiar

shared by johnmnelson on Jan 19, 2012 in Computers

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Here is a compare/contrast image overlaying Android's Roboto type and the ubiquitous Helvetica.
Category: Computers

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IDV Solutions

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John Nelson
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