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Google Will Now Take Your Searches in Writing

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Google today announced a nifty feature for users to handwrite search queries from their phones and tablets. Keyboard apps like Swype and SwiftKey are popular on Android, but Google’s version allows for handwriting in 27 languages, is also available on iOS and allows users to write anywhere within the browser...
Google Will Now Take Your Searches in Writing
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Create a font from your own handwriting - fontcapture.com

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Create a font from your own handwriting - fontcapture.com

Review: Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen links your ink and audio to Evernote

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The Livescribe Sky pen marries old-school pen-and-ink with the cloud. If paper remains a core part of your workflow, this is the best pen of its kind on the market. You can save notes and audio recordings to your Evernote account via Wi-Fi, or you can plug in a Micro-USB...
Review: Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen links your ink and audio to Evernote
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Apps and Updates: Penultimate, Angry Birds Star Wars, Fantastical, Vyclone, price drops, and more

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9to5Mac has once again scoured the App Store for all the latest app launches, price drops, noteworthy news, and updates, and we have compiled everything in a roundup below. Check it out, but keep coming back as we continually refresh the list throughout the day. Updates 1. Penultimate | Free Version 4.0 launched...
Apps and Updates: Penultimate, Angry Birds Star Wars, Fantastical, Vyclone, price drops, and more

iPad Stylus

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iPad Stylus is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedThe application running on my iPad in this video is Penultimate. It encourages you to take notes or make sketches because your handwriting and drawing looks pretty cool in...
iPad Stylus

Sony Reader PRS-T2 review: same old e-reader, new and (mostly) improved design

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Here in the states, at least, the e-reader market is ruled by two bookstore giants: Amazon and Barnes & Noble. And while it's not likely to come barreling into the top two any time soon, Sony has made a fairly strong case for number three, particularly with last year's...
Sony Reader PRS-T2 review: same old e-reader, new and (mostly) improved design

Amazon patents digital stylus for handwritten annotations

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The USPTO has granted several Amazon patents that relate to a digital stylus input system that can be used to add annotations to documents. One patent focuses on the wireless input device itselfóa large pen that tracks handwriting movementsówhile a second patent describes the necessary software components that make use...
Amazon patents digital stylus for handwritten annotations

Twitter fiction: Philip Hensher

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The novelist, critic and journalist takes up our Twitter-based challenge to come up with a story in 140 characters or fewerSandy. The Chrysler Building swung like a jewelled metronome; Third Avenue was extinguished. In the lightless heights, my hand was held.• The Missing Ink: The Lost Art Of Handwriting (And...
Twitter fiction: Philip Hensher

N-trig release teases that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 will come with active pen support

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Stylus maven N-trig has revealed that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 laptop/tablet hybrid will be the first to shop with the company's new G4 DuoSense pen and multi-touch digitizer. As such, it'll be able to use a new active pen stylus that the company, perhaps unsurprisingly, promises will provide a "pen-on-paper...
N-trig release teases that Fujitsu's Stylistic Q702 will come with active pen support

The next version of Microsoft Office: A user's perspective

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I was in attendance at yesterday’s Microsoft event in San Francisco where the company unveiled the new version of Office. We are part of a small group of customers who have been evaluating the new version over the past couple of months using a pre-release version of Windows 8 and...
The next version of Microsoft Office: A user's perspective

Google Handwrite updated to distinguish between, overlap, and write multiple characters at a time

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Google on Friday announced improvements to Google Handwrite in the area of recognition quality as well as new features to make it easier and faster to handwrite your searches. The company says the latest version now lets you distinguish between ambiguous characters, overlap them, and write multiple ones at once...
Google Handwrite updated to distinguish between, overlap, and write multiple characters at a time
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Search your Android phone with written gestures

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As mobile phones become increasingly powerful and can store more data, we've introduced new methods of search to get you to your content faster, such as search suggestions or search by voice. But sometimes, typing to get to the right search suggestion takes too long, and you may be in...
Search your Android phone with written gestures

Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen review

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More Info Livescribe unleashes new Echo smartpen Livescribe outs the Sky WiFi Smartpen Smartpen leads to airport chaos For a relatively niche company that has only been around for five years, Livescribe has grown quickly. Its smartpens -- which cleverly digitize handwritten notes and audio -- have already attracted...
Livescribe Sky WiFi Smartpen review

VIDEO: Will handwriting survive the iPad?

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Could interactive technology cause a drop in the number of individuals able to write by hand?...
VIDEO: Will handwriting survive the iPad?
If stylus = fail, Samsung’s Galaxy Note has 5M failures

Writing it old-school with Handwrite

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Handwrite is a new iOS app from developer Dumitru Goro. It is available now as a free (and ad-supported) download from the App Store. Handwrite is an app that allows users to generate text by handwriting it with their finger (or an appropriate stylus, if they have one). Writing a...
Writing it old-school with Handwrite
Google Translate for Android updated with Holo interface and Esperanto support
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Apple Continues to Advance Writing Techniques for iDevices

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On October 11, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published two patent applications from Apple that reveal their ongoing work related to handwriting on iDevices such as the iPad and iPhone. One filing covers new active writing regions for applications such as .......
Apple Continues to Advance Writing Techniques for iDevices

MyScript Notes Mobile for iPad

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On one hand, the $8 MyScript Notes Mobile from Vision Objects is yet another of the growing number of iOS note taking apps. However, it attempts to separate itself from the pack by focusing on handwriting as its main--well, actually, it's only--form of input....
MyScript Notes Mobile for iPad

Google search on mobile devices adds handwriting option

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Google just announced it is rolling out the ability to handwrite using your finger on mobile devices for search queries. The new feature, which Google warns is still in beta, works on most smartphones and tablets and is activated from within mobile search settings. It’s not always easy to...
Google search on mobile devices adds handwriting option

How Apple's courtroom win affects you

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Apple hopes to ban Samsung phones after its courtroom win, the iPad Mini is reportedly coming in October, and Evernote reads handwriting with the Smart Notebook. [Read more]...
How Apple's courtroom win affects you

Google Mobile Search Adds Handwriting for Easy Text Input

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Google now supports handwriting on touchscreens to input text in search queries on smartphones and tablets....
Google Mobile Search Adds Handwriting for Easy Text Input
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E-Cards Are Dead... Except on Mother's Day

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After looking over recent stats from Hitwise Intelligence on the decline of e-cards and the simultaneous rise of social media, we were stopped mid-yawn by this weird little blip on the radar: On Mothers' Day, e-cards show a less drastic YoY decline, and social media visits actually temporarily plunge, showing...
E-Cards Are Dead... Except on Mother's Day
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