digital pen


I imagine there are still some people around that actually take notes using paper and pen.  I admit I do on occasion in my role as secretary for a local club.  For the times I take the minutes, I've always wanted a way to convert my pen strokes to digital text so I don't have [...]

Posted in: Android, Miscellaneous, Reviews

While most capacitive pens for the iPad don't support pressure sensitivity, Blue Tiger is a true pressure-sensitive pen for iOS from Ten One Design.  Connecting via low-power Bluetooth 4, a standard fully supported in iOS5, the pen will offer full pressure sensitivity and palm rejection capability in compatible apps. Thin and thick lines will be just [...]

Posted in: iOS, News

A while ago scanning pens. co. uk offered a review unit of the e-pen mobile notes pro product. For some reason the review unit didn't turn up until recently. Since then I've received and played with digital inking on my Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet. This has given me an "appreciation" of digital inking and how it [...]

Posted in: Gear, Reviews
Cregle Ipen

Those of you who have read my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet review will know how much I love the active stylus that comes with it. It's accurate , pressure sensitive and extends the tablet's use way beyond any non-pen tablet especially for drawing and handwriting.  The capacitive stylii you get just don't compare. Cregle has just [...]

Posted in: iOS, News, Styluses

Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Review

Thinkpad Tablet -1

"The pen is mightier than the finger" -Ian 2011 (Apologies to Edward Bulwer-Lytton) Let me start this article by saying that if you're looking for a technical review of the new Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet then this is not the article for you. There's quite a few speed and feed reviews out there, but what I want to [...]

Posted in: Android, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
Anoto - In The Box

I received Anoto penDocuments Pro for review. This is a combination of a digital pen and software that allows you to: Print a document with the printer driver Write on the document with the digital pen Sync with the application Once synced, the written information is combined with the original document and can be shared [...]

Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

Did you ever get stuck as the official notes-taker for a meeting?  It’s not so bad if you can take your laptop in and type them up as you go, but it’s a pain if that’s not an option.  You can photocopy your handwritten notes, but sometimes you’re expected to get them into the computer.  [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews

Dane Elec Z-Pen Review


If you’re like me, you multi-task all day and have notes all over your office and probably at home. So when I came across the Dane-Elec Z-Pen my heart did a little jig.  The thought that I had found something that would transcribe all of my notes into type-written text that could easily be filed [...]

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