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  • Apple Looking Into A Smart Stylus With Light- And Motion-Sensing Powers

    Apple Looking Into A Smart Stylus With Light- And Motion-Sensing Powers

    Apple has a new patent application published today by the USPTO (via AppleInsider), which details a stylus with a nib that can be extended to take advantage of multi-touch capabilities for a wider brush stroke, and that has built-in light sensors so that it can act as essentially an eye-dropper tool for the real world, capturing colors from physical objects to use in digital painting. The… Read More

  • The Olympus PEN E-PL1 finds a damaged Internet tube, leaks everywhere

    Hello, beautiful. The Olympus PEN E-PL1 isn’t supposed to be¬†official¬†until tomorrow, but that didn’t stop good ol’d Engadget from posting the full press release along with all of the product shots early. Well done, boys. And PR agencies are afraid we’re going to break their embargoes because of Arrington’s rant. (we don’t, btw) But anyway, back to the… Read More

  • New pen scans invisible codes in texts and pics, then plays back related audio

    A company called Apollo Japan has developed the so-called Speakun [JP], a pen-shaped device that’s able to read invisible codes printed on paper and then plays back pre-recorded sounds. Users first have to scan special, dot-shaped codes (0.04mm in diameter) that are associated with pictures or texts on a piece of paper. Read More

  • The now official Olympus E-P1 digital pen does retro right


    Well, it’s here: The Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds digital camera. The E-P1, or digital pen, packs in almost all the E-620‘s magic into an absolute tiny and gorgeous body. A body that throws-back to the the late 50’s when Olympus launched the first Pen camera. Just like back then, pro photographers and amateurs alike are instantly falling in love with this shooter. Except… Read More

  • Nokia 6208c phone features pen-based input

    Nokia, the world’s most ubiquitous cell phone company, is showing off the new 6208c phone in China, which sports a pen for easy input of Chinese characters. Read More

  • Nokia 6208c phone features pen-based input

    Nokia, the world’s most ubiquitous cell phone company, is showing off the new 6208c phone in China, which sports a pen for easy input of Chinese characters. Read More

  • Battery powered pen luckily powers cellphones instead

    Our growing army of rapidly depleting mobile devices are spawning all manner of methods to power them back up again. You got your standard car chargers, your solar powered varieties; there is even a charge-by-motion that will soon (someday) be available. It just makes sense that we can now also add a pen into the mix. The One Battery Mobile Charger Pen supplies one AA battery worth of… Read More

  • New touch pen and leather case for the iPod Touch

    Tokyo-based Princeton Technologies announced today the release of a new accessory set for the iPod Touch in Japan. It will be available at the beginning of June (the iPhone is yet to be launched in this country… hint hint.) The set consists of a touch pen and a case made of sheep leather. The case is available in black (PIP-LCTPBK) or brown (PIP-LCTPBR). Princeton Technologies claims… Read More