Romain Dillet is a writer at TechCrunch.
Originally from France, Romain attended EMLYON Business School, a leading French business school specialized in entrepreneurship. He covers many things from mobile apps with great designs to complex tech achievements. He is a pop culture devotee.
He now lives in Lyon and likes to cover New York startups as he used to live there.
The Kindle Paperwhite is Amazon’s latest ereader. After four generations of devices, Kindle users expected a slight incremental update from the previous Kindle Touch. But everything was improved in the Paperwhite, from the operating system to the display resolution. On top of that, Amazon added frontlighting. After two months of use, it remains the best reading device. → Read More
The Doxie Go is a portable scanner with a built-in battery and 512 MB of internal memory. You can bring it anywhere with you and scan all your documents before throwing them away. But the best part is the application that comes with it. It integrates with cloud services, such as Dropbox, Evernote or CloudApp. You can open scanned documents with any local app, as well, or just save it as a PDF with… → Read More
The Pen Type-A is a pen milled from a block of type 304 stainless steel that should last at least 50 years. It looks and feels great, and it’s a good writing tool as it uses Pilot’s Hi-Tec C ink cartridges. The ruler acts as a sleeve. It is precisely manufactured so that the pen slowly slides in and out, like a pneumatic cylinder. It’s a pen for pen geeks. → Read More
Meet Sharky the Beaver, Sphero‘s first augmented reality character for their little robotic spheres. Over the past few months, Orbotix has been developing many new ways to use the toy. With this new app, the company is making its first step into the world of augmented reality. As a reminder, Sphero is a ball with an internal motor. You can control it using a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or… → Read More