Online 4.5 out of 5 30 November 2011
If you're not familiar with the Livescribe smartpen setup, allow us to fill you in. The Echo is the follow-up to the Pulse and, like its predecessor, contains a camera that is capable of shooting over 70 frames per second. Working in tandem with specially...
Gadgets 13 October 2011
Parker has announced a new pen technology that merges the ease of use of a ball point pen with the eloquence of a fountain pen. Called the Parker 5th Technology, the company states that the new technology, which has taken 18 months to create, answers...
Online 30 August 2011
Wacom, specialist in all things digital-pen related, has announced its latest teched-up scribe - the Wacom Inkling. Designed with arty types in mind, the digital pen combines with a receiver that clips onto any type of pad meaning you can use normal paper...
Gadgets 14 January 2009
This is just an ordinary, albeit slightly chunky pen, you think? Well, you're dead wrong. This is a new spy-pen from Brando offering video and audio recording as well as MP3 playback, the ability to function as a flash drive and, yes, the pen part actually...
Gadgets 5 November 2008
A new spy gadget is claiming the title of the world's smallest digital video recorder. The Marlin SpyPen looks like an ordinary pen but is a hi-tech hidden digital video camera, complete with "super-sensitive" hidden microphone that can record conversations...
Gadgets 11 June 2008
SMK Corp has developed and recently demoed the "wireless input pen", which captures characters written in the air, transmits them and displays them on a monitor. According to SMK, it is the world's first pen-type device that can do this and the company...
Gadgets 27 May 2008
Just press the button on this ordinary-looking pen and the LEDs begins to flash. After a few seconds, the flashing stops and the LEDs will display the 802.11b/g Wi-Fi signal strength of your current location. $19.90 available now.
Gadgets 20 May 2008
This new 2GB "spy pen" claims to record up to 5 hours of vid with sound in AVI format for playback on the PC whilst appearing as inconspicuous as an ordinary pen. $128.
Gadgets 18 January 2008
We've had Wi-Fi finding bags, a watch and a tee and now a pen has joined the 802.iib/g sniffin' services available to eager consumers. The Wi-Fi Finder Pen will sniff out hotspots and tell you how strong the signal is via LED lights.
Phones 8 November 2007
Sent anonymously to a the Gizmodo blog, "design A" pictured is a concept design for a fully working mobile phone pen. Designed to be used with Bluetooth earpieces, there is an earpiece and receiver too - so you could use the pen like a "normal" phone....
Gadgets 10 July 2007
The perfect writing implement for any disgruntled office workers, this pen, apart from displaying that fetching photo of the Heartbreak Kid, can project an image of the WWE wrestler on any flat surface. So, if someone asks you to do the filing and you...