What Would You Tell Your Friend if He Was a Terrorist?

Mohamed Osman Mohamud, a Oregon State University student, had planned to set off a car bomb at a 2010 Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Oregon before he was caught (in a setup). His friends had no idea. Now, with hindsight, they're writing letters to him. » 8/13/11 12:00am 8/13/11 12:00am

Livescribe Echo: The Smartpen Gets Some Brilliant Upgrades

The Livescribe Pulse smartpen showed that there was demand out there for a ballpoint pen with a computer inside. Now the Echo has arrived, bringing with it additional capabilities like password protection, increased storage, even more apps. » 7/19/10 12:11pm 7/19/10 12:11pm

Livescribe Pulse Smartpen Now Has Its Own App Store

The folks behind Livescribe, the smartpen/pencorder/computer stick/dictapencil (remember?) have finally made good on an old promise: to open it up to 3rd-party applications. That's right folks—now there's an app store for pen and paper. » 11/19/09 2:00am 11/19/09 2:00am

Livescribe Pulse Smartpen is Finally Mac Compatible

After promising long ago that Mac software for the Pulse Smartpen » 11/17/08 12:00am 11/17/08 12:00am was in the works, Livescribe finally delivered on that promise, today announcing that the OS X beta client will be available for download next week. The Mac version of Livescribe Desktop not only does the same things it's PC counterpart can do…

Review: Livescribe Pulse Digital Pen/Recorder (Verdict: It's Good for…

The Gadget: The Livescribe Pulse Digital Smartpen records your notes two ways: it creates digital copies of everything you write by hand while recording audio at the same time. It also goes one step further and links the two together, so you can quickly access audio by tapping parts of your notes. All of this is… » 5/02/08 7:32pm 5/02/08 7:32pm

Livescribe Pulse Smartpen Digitally Copies Notes, Records 3D Audio

Click to viewLivescribe's Pulse Smartpen, which creates digital copies of notes and links them to recorded audio, launches today in 1GB and 2 GB models. Using specialized paper with microdots to track pen movement, the Pulse not only copies notes, but can do quick calculations, translate foreign words and record 3D… » 1/28/08 7:25am 1/28/08 7:25am

LiveScribe Smartpen Links Your Scribbles with Audio Notes

Click to viewRemember the Leapfrog Fly Pentop? The educational toy that can answer math problems and translate words you write on the special dotted paper? This LiveScribe is the grown-up version, and I believe it's going to sell like hotcakes. In a nutshell, the most critically cool thing it can do is link audio… » 5/30/07 12:00am 5/30/07 12:00am