Posts Tagged ‘pda’

Livescribe Pulse Smartpen

Monday, June 13th, 2011

I bought myself a Livescribe Pulse Smartpen recently when All IT had a promo for the 2GB smart pen version. The Livescribe pen was in my mind for quite some time, but the price tag sort of put me off. The idea of digitizing what you wrote as well recording notes while writing your notes is an intriguing idea.

When the offer price of RM399 for the 2 GB Livescribe Pulse Smart Pen came about, I decided to do a bit more research before plunging into it. I found that the smartpen is also offered in Amazon and at a much cheaper price too! Even if I were to include the shipping cost all the way from USA to Malaysia there is indeed a huge cost savings! Especially if I were to go for the Livescribe Echo Smartpen with 4GB memory storage the savings were very substantial.

Livescribe Pulse Smartpen

I didn’t order it via Amazon was due to the warranty issue. Since nowadays digital products defect rate is rather high. I can attest to the fact of the many warranty claims that I have gone through for the various IT and electronic products. The defect rate is hovering between 5 to 10% so a 1 in ten chance that I might get a defective unit. So better pay more for locally sold product. Would have like to get the Echo 4 GB smart pen though! But the price wasn’t very attractive at RM699! Besides, I’m not too sure whether I would be able to fully make use of it. (more…)

Best Free Android Apps

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The best free Android apps list, these are what made the Google phone so useful apart from its tight integration with the various social networks. Having used my Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini pro for some time now, I have narrowed down to several must have Android apps, and some which are nice to have but due to tight memory constraint of my X10, I have to do away with the less used Android application. Oh well, I could always trade up my Android phone, but it is still rather new, and I haven’t found a better replacement for my X10 mini pro with a reasonable budget and physical QWERTY keyboard just yet!

Android Toy

le="Android Toy" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" />Some Android Apps comes free preloaded with your Android mobile phone, so you are pretty much stuck with it even if you don’t like it at all. For the rest, you could pick and choose to download from the Android market many of which are free. Of course some of the app authors in order to recoup their time and effort do insert some ads just like my blogs and website! Well we gotta eat and free is not a good business model! (more…)