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Google's 'Roboto' font for Android is available for download

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Android's new font Roboto has drawn its share of critics and and fans, but if you want to get an in-depth look at it for yourself, you can download it on Android's developer design guidelines website.

Roboto Font
Roboto Font

When Google released its Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for Android, the new software brought along Roboto, an updated system font that Google designed in-house. The font has drawn its share of critics and and fans, but if you want to get an in-depth look at it for yourself, you can download Roboto on Android's developer design guidelines website. The download contains 16 different modifications on the font (italics, bolds, and the like) as well as a "specimen book" that contains plenty of examples of the font in use. There's a little note along with the font that says they're designed for developers to use in their apps... but if you want to use it to type your next English paper, we're pretty sure Google won't mind.