If you thought the Kindle Touch was limited to page-turn taps and a pokey on-screen keyboard, it's time to re-evaluate. A start-up is now demonstrating software that lets the eReader handle handwriting recognition.
We're fortunate enough to live in a world where writing things down longhand is almost entirely unnecessary. So why not write things down just for the hell of it, aided by digital technology? Especially with college right around the corner, the Oxford Easybook M3 Digital Notepad could come in handy. Or not.
The SVIAZ Expo trade fair in Russia is host to a fair number of cellphone introductions this week, one of which is the Pantech PG-2800 finger writing recognition phone, particularly well-suited for entering Chinese or Russian text. It's a tri-band clamshell handset with a 2-inch 260K color screen, a 1.3-megapixel…