Sneak Peek: The airpenPocket by Pentel

Coming February 12, 2011: The Pentel airpenPocket, a digital writing device that promises handwriting-to-text data entry as well as drawing-to-image capabilities via Bluetooth. Though similar devices have been on the market for some time, Pentel’s advantage is the Bluetooth capability, which allows transmission of text and image data to PC as well as smartphones, tablets and […]

How Low Can They Go? New Kindle Priced at $139

While the publishing industry, and indeed readers themselves, are still figuring out just exactly what to do with e-readers and e-books, Amazon’s certainly not flagging. Engadget, and about 200 other media outlets, reports that Amazon’s new Kindle—in WiFi only format, of course—is going to be a paltry $139, just in time for the new school […]

If you could connect up to 5 devices at a time using just your mobile phone, how would that change how and when you access the internet?

I’ve become somewhat spoiled in recent years spending much of my time on college campuses where there’s wireless, well, everywhere – and it’s fast, too. Though come to think of it, that’s not that unusual anymore – it used to be that only coffee shops and bookstores had wireless access, but now you see it […]

What must-have features should every mobile phone have? What features would you easily give up?

Even though there are hundreds of mobile phone models out there, there is a single thing they all need to do, and do well, place phone calls. As surprising as it may seem, even though I run a blog that’s occasionally gadget-oriented, my mobile (or more specifically, my wife’s mobile) is somewhat limited feature-wise. I’ve […]