The crazy kids over at Griffin Technology have figured out how to mash together a pen, stylus, and laser pointer in one device. It's like a Transformers action figure for grown-ups with jobs.
The TG-3 is just as tough as its predecessor, but gets a cool new macro trick and accessory, while the 24x compact zoom SH-1 gets styling and image stabilization to match the company's interchangeable lens cameras.
The number of incidents of people hitting airplanes with laser pointers is up 1,100 percent since 2005, according to a study.
It's all about orientation: the technology would let a stylus mimic differences in line direction and size you see in real life when writing with the tip or side of a pencil.
We've seen a few hybrid tablet stylus/ballpoint pens kicking around, but the Polar Pen, with its barrel made out of rare-earth magnets, absolutely takes the biscuit.
Adobe Ink is a very nice stylus, though $200 is a heavy burden to lay on the entire package's slight shoulders, and the apps are solid if not spectacular.
Microsoft's new Surface pen is more spontaneous...and it's probably the key to figuring out how a tiny Surface Mini could work in the future.
Petcube is a smartphone-controlled Webcam that shines a laser spot around when you're out. It might make you feel less guilty about leaving little Rover home alone.
Bye-bye, Bamboo. Now all of Wacom's graphics tablets bear the Intuos brand and its latest consumer models get the wedge treatment.
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An excellent entry in the Micro Four Thirds universe, the Olympus PEN E-P5 should please a lot of folks, but it's also expensive given that it doesn't deliver best-in-class photo quality.