Livescribe’s digital pen, the Pulse, is just the sort of gadget that should appeal to a Mac user.
It is innovative, comes with cool software that can search your handwriting and is aimed at an audience – college students – which is buying Macbooks hand over fist. Read more
It seems churlish to question the success using commercial criteria of One Laptop Per Child, when as a non-profit organisation it has done much to raise awareness of the possibilities and need for cheap computing power.
Getting the XO laptop into production and use around the world was an achievement in itself, but government orders so far have been underwhelming. Only South America has responded in significant numbers, with 100,000+ orders coming from each of Colombia, Uruguay and Peru. Read more