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Calligraphy robot has a master's touch

This bot can draw Chinese characters with surprising dexterity, perfectly reproducing expert techniques. It could become a skill repository.

By October 11, 2012


Teach Mario how to write in Japanese

Calligraphy "game" teaches how to write kanji on the Nintendo DS.

By March 18, 2008


This week in Crave: The quadrillion dollar edition

This week, we joined a "Gangnam Style" flash mob, repelled water with our bodies, and voted for a video game hero for president.

By October 13, 2012


Getting started with iPad note-taking app INKredible

For jotting down notes and nothing more, free iPad app INKredible provides a streamlined interface and a pen that feels like the real thing.

By January 29, 2014


Translate foreign menus

Worried you’ll accidentally order something bizarre while on vacation? Here are three apps that will have you ordering with confidence.

By April 11, 2014


Note Anytime gives electronic ink new life

The productivity app for creating, organizing, and storing information is No. 1 in Japan, demonstrating how the pen can be mightier than the keyboard.

By August 8, 2013


Grammar police: Vibrating pen warns of handwriting mistakes

A specialized pen under development is designed to catch writing mistakes and vibrate as a warning. Could it revive the dying art of handwriting?

By February 5, 2013


Steve Jobs and the business of design

The Apple co-founder proved that design is a key business strategy for the 21st century. It's something that many other executives are still trying to figure out.

By October 6, 2011


PBS to air Steve Jobs documentary Nov. 2

Documentary about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs includes interviews with numerous early Apple employees and those who knew him, as well as part of an unaired interview Jobs did with PBS in 1994.

By October 26, 2011


For China's 60th anniversary, a gold-plated Leica

I doubt Leica would make a 24-carat gold-plated camera for my 60th anniversary, but they did for China.

By January 25, 2010