Daily Archives: July 19, 2010

From the FT’s beyondbrics blog

If you thought the new iPhone 4G was expensive in London, try buying one in China. The phone has yet to be released there – but unlocked handsets are being sold on the grey market for as much as $2,000, according to MIC Gadget, a China-related gadget blog.The blog (citing a report in the Oriental Morning Post) says that most of the phones being sold are UK handsets – presumably bought from the Apple store on Regent Street or online, and then shipped over to Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Read more

Livescribe, the company whose pen combines paper note-taking with digital recordings, is launching its next-generation product and new ways of sharing pages and audio.

The Echo pen has a number of improvements from looks, to capacity and new standard interfaces that open up fresh uses for a signature product among digital pens. Read more