Posts Tagged ‘gadgets’

Interesting note taking gadget

April 28, 2020

a device that might be useful for reading and annotating pdfs (manuscripts, figure, general note taking).

Its called “remarkable” and was once a kickstarter project. its based on eink technology so it writes more like pencil and paper.

Some interesting features:
– Print-to-send pdf directly from Chrome browser
– ocr transcription of handwriting
– cloud sync to phones and computer (what you do on device is immediately available from phone and computer)
– canvas feel of screen surface

https://remarkable.com/

old school mechanical flap display

July 27, 2018

the flap display ….

https://www.vestaboard.com/

the price is pretty steep even after the hefty discount

Can Gizmos Cure Insomnia? – The New Yorker

May 8, 2016

In search of 40 winks
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/02/08/in-search-of-forty-winks Nice but slightly critical survey of #sleep gadgets (trackers, beds, snore suppressors, &c)

Philips Hue just got a little brighter with 1.1 app update

June 3, 2013

http://www.engadget.com/2013/05/14/philips-hue-app-update
Lightbulb can change according to the stockmkt MT @rmpilar @engadget: Philips Hue just got a little brighter http://bit.ly/1aVPa0L #gadget

Samsung Stratosphere review — Engadget

March 6, 2012

http://www.engadget.com/2011/12/17/samsung-stratosphere-review/
Android phone recommended. Has Kb + 4G