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Livescribe 3 smartpen lands in the UK

Livescribe 3 smartpen lands in the UK

There are lots of reasons that people might need to take hand written notes. You might need to record minutes for a meeting at the office, or perhaps you need to take study notes for a class at school. One of the best ways to take those handwritten notes if you also use mobile devices or a computer is with the Livescribe 3 pen.

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Livescribe and Sky settle trademark spat with rebranded WiFi pen

Livescribe and Sky settle trademark spat with rebranded WiFi pen

Livescribe and BSkyB have settled their differences in Europe, after the satellite telecoms company took issue with the name of the Sky WiFi smartpen launched last year. British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) had filed a trademark complaint about the wirelessly-enabled notetaking system - which we reviewed back in October - forcing Livescribe to pull it from shelves while the two companies argued. Now, the case has been settled, but only with Livescribe agreeing to rebrand the pen itself.

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Livescribe yanks UK Sky smartpen sales after BSkyB lawsuit

Livescribe yanks UK Sky smartpen sales after BSkyB lawsuit

Livescribe has been forced to pull its Sky WiFi-enabled smartpen from UK shelves after a legal threat from broadcaster BSkyB, which believes potential customers could be confused by the "Sky" name similarities. According to BSkyB, its "Sky" trademark is infringed by the digital notetaking system, The Guardian reports, and it has sued both Livescribe and UK retailer Dixons Retail accordingly.

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Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen Review

Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen Review

For all that we're told to live digitally in the cloud, there are still plenty of people who rely on handwritten notes in a Moleskine or similar to keep their lives in order. Livescribe wants to build a bridge between paper and digital, and the new Livescribe Sky WiFi smartpen is its latest attempt: a digital pen that can record all of your handwriting and sketches, as well as audio, and upload it wirelessly to the ever-popular Evernote. New sharing features, and the promise of toolkits for integrating the smartpen with iPhone and Android apps, gild the deal, but do we really need a pen that can squirt ink onto the internet? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Livescribe and Dropbox bring handwritten notes to the cloud

Livescribe and Dropbox bring handwritten notes to the cloud

Livescribe has partnered with Dropbox to make its Echo smartpen even more productive for busy note-takers. The Echo smartpen will now be able to automatically sync its notes directly to a user's Dropbox account. And since about 46 percent of Livescribe users also use Dropbox, this is a perfect match for storing handwritten notes in the cloud to be conveniently and securely accessible from anywhere.

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Wikipedia Now Available On Livescribe Smartpens

Wikipedia Now Available On Livescribe Smartpens

Livescribe, the company behind the Pulse and Echo smartpens, has just announced that for the first time ever, Wikipedia is now available on their smartpens as an app. You can find the app in the Livescribe app store, where you can also find many other productivity apps including the popular Evernote.

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Livescribe Echo smartpen review

Livescribe Echo smartpen review

Our handwriting may have steadily become sloppier as keyboard use increases, but there are still plenty of people who reach for a pen & paper first and QWERTY much later. Livescribe's Pulse Smartpen promised the best of both worlds, a way of recording not only handwriting but audio as well, and then allowing for digital playback of meetings and lectures. Now, the company's second-generation model, the Echo Smartpen, promises to finesse the process with more storage and improved ergonomics. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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