6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

First Look: Boogie Board Sync: An erasable LCD tablet with Bluetooth

About Video Transcript

First Look: Boogie Board Sync: An erasable LCD tablet with Bluetooth

1:37 /

The Boogie Board Sync can be fun for kids and useful for adults. Also, It is now Bluetooth enabled for wireless syncing and is compatible with IOS and Android.

I am Scott Stein with CNET and maybe you fantasize about having a pad that can connect to your iPad or to your computer and save everything that you sketch on it. The Boogie Board Sync is that device. It's $99 and it's coming at the end of the month. Boogie Board is actually made a bunch of erasable LCD tablets for kids and families that are already out there. The difference with Sync is that its Bluetooth connected as you can connect this again to your tablet or computer and use it as a virtual whiteboard. You could have it save hundreds of sketches directly to this device and then it'll sync over to your iOS device or Android or whatever or what have you, and output them as image files that you can actually import later on, send out as birthday cards or just keep on file. You could also connect it to Evernote via the app so you can save what those sketches are if you're writing a to-do list or you decide drawing pictures of a [unk] tops like I do. The Boogie Board is very lightweight and that multi-erase LCD screen doesn't require any special tech here so it's a little pressure sensitive and you can draw in here and it's fun and it feels a little more like a futuristic extra sketch but one that is instantly transmitting right over here as I'm writing on this. Pretty cool and it feels like something that's a hybrid between a kid would like but an adult would use too and would find a way to stick around to your home could be a fun little stocking stuff or it is a $100 but it's a really interesting tool and a nice alternative to other types of stylist technologies that you may have seen. I'm Scott Stein and that's a quick look at the Boogie Board Sync coming out soon.

New releases

2015 Tesla S P85D
1:53 March 6, 2015
Brian Cooley offers a quick take on the Tesla S P85D and runs down its features including dual motors and some new autonomy.
Play video
Science students compete for Intel purse
1:45 March 6, 2015
Forty of the brightest high school students from around the country are competing in the ultimate science fair, with projects that...
Play video
It's a surprise that the D-Link DIR-890L/R router can't fly
4:08 March 6, 2015
There's a good reason why CNET editor Dong Ngo needed to bring your attention to himself, and not the D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi DIR-890L/R...
Play video
Is the gold in Apple's Watch stronger than ordinary gold?
2:57 March 6, 2015
Apple Watch designer Jony Ive says the company created a special kind of gold. And as we await Apple Watch answers, Fitbit acquires...
Play video
Reasons not to buy the Galaxy S6
3:06 March 6, 2015
Don't let its curves seduce you. Here are five reasons to resist the temptation of Samsung's Galaxy S6 smartphone.
Play video
The Canon Pixma MG5620 is an attractive printer despite its high ink costs
1:29 March 6, 2015
Expensive ink refill cost is a limiting factor for the Canon Pixma MG5620 inkjet printer, though the machine is reliable and includes...
Play video
Sony's ZX2 is luxurious and pricey
2:13 March 6, 2015
The Sony Walkman ZX2 is a luxury portable player with Android streaming apps, a premium build and excellent sound -- but its incredibly...
Play video
Apps to help you plan your social life
1:04 March 6, 2015
It's time to break out of that social rut and jump-start your weekends and free time with new activities, restaurants and day trips....
Play video