Nicholas Sparks, the bestselling novelist and screenwriter known for hits such as The Notebook and A Walk To Remember, is currently on a nationwide tour to promote The Lucky One, the latest movie to be adapted from one of his books. Right now he is making the rounds in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, and we were really pleased when he agreed to swing by TechCrunch TV for an interview this… → Read More
While I won’t claim that any of us on CrunchGear are writers – “hacks” is the more accurate term – we do know a thing or two about a thing or two. And one of those things is sitting for long hours writing stuff down. While many of us use “computers” and “keyboards,” we also occassionally like to feel like we are producing “art” and… → Read More
Going completely paperless just got a bit easier with an LCD tablet that – wait for it – actually seems to be an affordable and useful way to replace paper pads.
The Boogie Board from Improv Electronics features technology from Ohio’s Kent Displays called “Reflex LCD,” a pressure-sensitive, flexible plastic that requires zero power to retain what’s written on it and only a small… → Read More
Hey hey hey! Before the computer, people used things called pencils and notebooks. Problem is with notebooks, just like their computer counterparts, when you leave them in the rain, they get soaked and destroyed. Not fun. Lucky for us, we have Rite in the Rain notebooks! They’re inexpensive, costing only $2 to $4 depending on size and are covered in Polydura, a waterproof substance. So go… → Read More
IOGear has a pretty rad product for those of you who still think the pen is mightier than the swordlaptop. The device clips onto a notebook and a special pen with a sensor is used to determine when you’re writing. Then whatever you write down appears on screen and can be made into text or an image. You can snag the wired version for $59.99 and the wireless version for a little more in Q1 of… → Read More