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APEN digitizes content written on paper in ink

By - August 29, 2011 1 Picture
Computer styluses are certainly handy, but it can be kind of tricky when you're writing or drawing on a stylus pad, yet you can only see what you're doing up on the screen. The resulting scrawls often have ... shall we say, a child-like appeal. Writing on paper with ink is definitely easier, but how do you get what you've done into a computer? Scan it, page by page? Well, yes you could, but now - in the spirit of Livescribe's Pulse smartpen - you could also use E FUN's APEN A3. Read More
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RIM announces BlackBerry 7 OS-based handsets: Bold 9900, Torch 9810 and 9860

By - August 4, 2011 13 Pictures
Research In Motion has announced three new smartphones that utilize its updated operating system, BlackBerry 7 OS. The BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 (UMTS/CDMA), the BlackBerry Torch 9810 and Torch 9860/9850 (UMTS/CDMA) all come with touchscreen-based input, and are equal in terms of their Qualcomm 8655 Snapdragon 1.2GHz CPU, 768 MB RAM and NFC support. Read More
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RIM announces the BlackBerry Bold 9900, Bold 9300 and BlackBerry OS 7

By - May 3, 2011 3 Pictures
RIM's BlackBerry Bold line is set for a major upgrade with the imminent arrival of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 Smartphones. Combining the familiar full QWERTY keypad with a new "Liquid Graphics" touch screen, the new models are the first to run on the new BlackBerry 7 OS and pack 720p HD video, built-in NFC (Near Field Communications) technology, a 1.2 GHz processor and the thinnest BlackBerry form factor yet – 10.5 mm (0.41-inches). Read More
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Be a HeadCase puts the 'app' in 'happy hour'

By - January 25, 2011 11 Pictures
A couple of years ago, the folks over at invited members of their online community to submit mocked-up images of “Unlikely iPhone Apps.” Some of the submissions were quite a hoot, such as the Paperweight app – just activate it on your iPhone, then set the phone down on top of a stack of papers. Even the guerrilla graphic artists at b3ta, however, couldn’t have foreseen Be a HeadCase. The product combines a bottle opener-equipped iPhone case with a free app that keeps count of how many bottles or cans you’ve opened, while announcing to the world that you’re opening yet another. Read More

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