Boogie Board Takes Handwritten Notes Digital

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Boogie Board is an LCD eWriter that brings the power of handwritten notes digital. Rather than have users write their notes on post-its, Boogie Board is an electronic notepad that comes with its own stylus and allows you to synchronize and save your notes to your phone, tablet, or PC over a Bluetooth connection. Users […]

Livescribe 3 Smart Pen Review

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The Livescribe smart pen allows users to combine the analog with digital to more effectively capture handwritten notes and drawings, something that could be difficult on a smartphone. We’ve seen various attempts in the past from different companies to allow a similar paradigm, including Evernote, which allows users to ‘scan’ in their Moleskin journals using […]

N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 Beats iPad Note Taking Experience

The N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 is a great note taking companion.

The new N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 is an active stylus that delivers an on-screen note taking experience close to using a pen and paper and better than the typical iPad note taking experience. N-Trig sent over a sample of the DuoSense Pen 2 and an HTC Flyer, which we used to test the pen over […]

Samsung: S-Pen Isn’t Going Anywhere

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If it wasn’t already apparent that Samsung is committed to the S-Pen, the company is showing that its serious about the digital stylus with a 5 percent investment in Wacom giving it minority voting rights. Samsung has announced that it is making an investment of $58.9 million to ensure the digitizer that powers its Galaxy […]

Microsoft OneNote for iPad Disappoints

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I just downloaded Microsoft OneNote for iPad after learning about it on the Microsoft OneNote blog. I haven’t been a OneNote user for quite some time, but I was excited to see that OneNote was available for the iPad. I was hoping to get that great OneNote experience I had when I used it on […]

Are There Any Alternatives to OneNote?

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Been fielding a good number of private questions as of late regarding tablet options and alternatives to OneNote, specifically Android- and iPad-based ones. Trend seems to be growing, so I thought I should address it publicly. Beats turning it into my email signature.   

Will Samsung Introduce a Tablet With a Stylus at IFA?

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Samsung’s IFA unveiling may have been revealed prematurely as it is discovered that Samsung will be introducing three new products at the German trade show–a Galaxy Tab 7.7 slate, a Bada OS-powered Wave 3 smartphone, and an unknown device that goes by the Samsung Note moniker, as This is my next unfolded. At this point, […]

HTC Flyer Coming to T-Mobile USA with 3G Radio?

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After Sprint, T-Mobile USA may be the second major carrier in the States to offer the Android 2.3 HTC Flyer tablet with the latest version of HTC Sense. A model of the Flyer was seen going through the FCC with GSM and T-Mobile-compatible 3G bands. Wireless Goodness says that the filing with the regulatory agency […]

HTC to Release Pen SDK for HTC Flyer, EVO View 4G

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In addition to opening up the HTC Sense experience to third-party developers, HTC will also be allowing developers to tap into its active digitizer pen for the HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC Flyer tablet, the first Android tablet to come pre-bundled with a pen for notes and drawing. When HTC took the HTC […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 1

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Despite all of the April Fools jokes running wild on the Internet today, there is a lot of real notebook, tablet and smart phone news worth checking out. Notebook News For the Week of April 1st: We kicked off World Backup Day with a collection of deals on services and storage that will help you […]

HTC Flyer Inking Demo

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Our friends Steve ‘Chippy’ Paine and Sascha Pallenberg got their hands on an HTC Flyer in Germany and demonstrate its inking chops. The inking experience looks mediocre, with palm rejection only working some of the time. The small Android tablet isn’t shipping with Honeycomb, but Android 2.3, which is what you’ll find on smartpphones. On […]

BooqPad iPad 2 Folio Case Solves iPad Note Taking Once and for All

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Booq just announced a new iPad 2 case which should help you get an inking and note taking experience. How you ask? With a built in tablet, of paper, that you can write, draw and sketch on all you want without a soft tipped stylus. The BooqPAD is a pretty interesting iPad 2 case which protects you iPad 2 […]

Noontime Notebook News March 1st: Evernote Inking, Asus Slider and More

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This morning the hottest news has been surrounding Evernote, Asus, eye control and faster WiFi. We also saw a few new notebook details come out from CeBIT 2011 in Germany regarding mini-notebooks and the Asus Slider. The biggest news of the morning was Notebooks.com’s interview with Phil Libin, the CEO of Evernote, regarding the future of Evernote […]

HTC Flyer Tablet and HTC Incredible S Smartphone Headed to T-Mobile USA?

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There is speculation that T-Mobile USA may be offering the new Android 2.4-powered HTC Flyer tablet with its tablet-revamped HTC Sense user interface the the updated HTC Incredible S smartphone that now houses a larger 4-inch display. The models that were being introduced in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress come with support for T-Mobile USA’s […]

Warner Crocker’s Ink Blot Awards: 2010 Edition

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Our own Warner Crocker is at it again, handing out his annual Ink Blot Awards. The list of recipients is long and (mostly) distinguished. This marks the sixth year that Warner’s put together the list over at Life on the Wicked Stage, his personal blog. I highly recommend reading through the list of awardees and […]