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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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Livescribe Echo Smartpen boosts storage, slims size; artist features due this fall [Video]

Livescribe Echo Smartpen boosts storage, slims size; artist features due this fall [Video]

Livescribe has outed their latest digital pen, the Livescribe Echo Smartpen, and as well as slimming down from its Pulse predecessor it also has more memory and the addition of social networking support for its recorded notes.  Meanwhile, a promised update for this coming fall will bring Paper Tablet, a new feature that turns the Echo into a Wacom-style digital tablet with just a microUSB cable.

Video demos after the cut

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Livescribe Pulse smartpen gets more storage, App Store promised

Livescribe Pulse smartpen gets more storage, App Store promised

Livescribe have outed the latest versions of their Pulse smartpen range, which promise to take your chicken-scratch, digitize it and make it less of a headache to read back at a later date.  The Pulse now comes in two memory options - the original 2GB and a new 4GB model - together with getting a makeover in the shape of a titanium-finish casing.  There's also a ProPack on offer, which bundles an exclusive black 4GB Pulse smartpen, charging cradle, leather carrying case, A5 notebook and handwriting-to-text transcription software.

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Neo Smartpen N2 digitizes your doodles, is now available

Neo Smartpen N2 digitizes your doodles, is now available

Back in October 2014, we saw the Neo Smartpen N2, which was bid as a way to write on paper and have everything recorded onto a mobile device or PC later on. The pen was put up on Kickstarter, and now more than half a year later it has launched for anyone to buy. This gives those who prefer to do their note-taking by hand an alternative to the Livescribe smartpen while offering many of its features. Both iOS and Android devices are supported.

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Phree digital pen wants to turn everything into paper

Phree digital pen wants to turn everything into paper

Despite the strong beliefs of the late Steve Jobs, the stylus refuses to die. Just ask Samsung, Livescribe, Adonit, Wacom, and a whole host of other manufacturers that bridge the divide between the digital and the analog. Productivity experts will also testify to the psychological and mental benefits of writing by hand. But existing solutions so far have one critical limitation: they work only on screens or on special paper. Phree, the latest wonder Kickstarter campaign, wants to set you completely free, by turning the whole world into a writing surface.

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EU says public likely to confuse Skype with broadcaster Sky

EU says public likely to confuse Skype with broadcaster Sky

Trademarks and patents are strange beasts. Something you've been holding on to for years in one country might suddenly be declared not yours in another place and another time. That is somewhat the case that Microsoft is facing when judges at the General Court of the European Union declared that Redmond can't apply for a trademark for Skype and its logo that will apply to the whole EU region. This is because, according to the judges, there is potential for confusion with the UK broadcasting company known simply as "Sky".

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Apple stylus patent boasts swappable tips, sensors

Apple stylus patent boasts swappable tips, sensors

Apple has just been awarded a patent that could revive the long-toothed stylus market. Though nearly five years old, the patent mentions a range of use-cases for the new stylus, even taking it off the screen and onto paper. That’s nothing new, but what is interesting is how Apple plans to get there. By switching out your stylus tip and relying on accelerometers, Apple wants to make your writing come to life on and off screen, and could even lead to more artistic digital creations than ever before.

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