New Tools

Livescribe Sticky Notes – A Great Addition to the dot paper range

Earlier this year Livescribe introduced a great new product to their US range of dot paper – Livescribe Sticky Notes Sold as a 6-pack of pads these look pretty cool and would be very handy for most Livescribe Smartpen Users. Quickly capture short notes, lists, and reminders while adding audio to them. You can attach sticky notes to any printout, magazine, or book page to add personalized interactive notes. Some applications I can see include: Teachers can interact with students and use sticky notes to leave follow up tips. A teacher might use a student’s sticky note to leave comments

New Smartpen Application – Wikipedia

Last month we saw the continuation of the applications available through the Livescribe app store with the release of – Wikipedia Abstracts. One of the world’s most popular information sources – Wikipedia is now available to Livescribe Smartpen users as an application. Find a word you don’t understand, or looking for some additional information on the subject you’re writing about? All you have to do is write the word and tap it with the pen, (here’s a tip – the word you’ve written needs to be one of the 100,000 most visited Wikipedia entries). If the search term is the

Echo Micro USB Replacement Cable In Stock Now

We’ve had many requests from Livescribe customers over the past 6 months for spare or replacement USB Charging Cradles. We had some initially available but ran out of stock. I’m pleased to advise that we’ve been able to source two options for our local customers Echo USB Charging Cable – this is the standard 1 metre long cable Echo USB Charging Cable – Extra Long – this is a 2 metre version of the cable and ideal for those customers who use the Livescribe Paper Tablet application. If you have any questions about the cable or your Echo Smartpen, please

Livescribe Three Subject Notebooks Now Available from Smartpen

I’m pleased to announce the addition of a new dot paper product to the range of Livescribe paper products offered by Smartpen (see here for details). The Three-subject notebook is now available in separate books – numbered 1 through 4. Product Specifics These pads are sold as individual items (not like the 4-pack A4 pads). The features of this product include Three dividers with 2 storage pockets for all of your loose-leaf notes and papers 150 ruled pages per book Perforated 8.5” x 11” dot paper, college ruled, three-hole punched Scientific, financial, and statistical calculator 4 individual books in the

Livescribe Paper Tablet Application Launched

The wires and the social sphere are alive tonight with news that Livescribe has launched it’s a major new application onto its mobile computing platform Paper Tablet, a powerful new collaboration application for the Echo™ smartpen. Paper Tablet provides consumers with a new way to annotate presentations, documents or spreadsheets and collaborate online. We’ve been hearing whispers that some really exciting things were brewing so it’s great to see this type of major announcement – particularly as earlier this year we kicked around some ideas as to where we thought Livescribe could take the development of their platform. Paper Tablet

New Livescribe Desktop Version Released – v2.3.1

An update was released for Livescribe Desktop (PC users only) in the past week – version 2.3.1. The release includes some exciting new features – not the least being integration to Evernote. The list of new features includes Additional sharing capabilities: Share .pencast files using your email client Share notes and audio recordings to an Evernote® account. Share entire custom notebooks to Livescribe™ Online, or as .pencast files. Audio playback controls in the Sharing interface. Ability to select and share multiple audio sessions as a .pencast file or when uploading to Livescribe Online. Ability to get information about a page.

My Thoughts on the Livescribe App for iPhone’s and iPad’s

Over the past few weeks I’ve had a chance to experiment with the new iPhone application for Livescribe. Called Pencasts, the application allows you to share your Pencasts with your preferred Mac device or even browse public pencasts by popularity or category. Having known about this for a while we were pretty excited to see the application released and I have to say it does live up to expectations. From my perspective, being able to have Pencasts on my iPhone is quite handy as I can quickly access and/or share content on an instant, as needed basis. This is particularly

Smartpen Store Now Available on Facebook

In an effort to increase the options for you our customers to engage with us, I’m pleased to announce that we’ve launched a store on Facebook. You can find our Smartpen Facebook fan page here which includes a link to the store. If you’re a Facebook user, feel free to become a fan. We’ll be introducing Facebook exclusive special offers later this month starting with a very special bundle for students who are graduating high school and off to university. We’ll continue to evolve how we use our Facebook fan pages including special pages where we share specific content aimed

iPhone & iPad App for Livescribe Pencasts – It’s available Now

Sitting on exciting news like this is tough so it’s with much relief that I can announce that Livescribe has released the MUCH anticipated applications for the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The release of the free Pencast player enables you to access a digital copy of your synchronized notes and audio as pencasts from anywhere. Now notes and audio from critical meetings or lectures are portable and playable when you need them. This is a major step forward for Livescribe’s mobile computing platform – we first got wind of this earlier this year when Jim Marggraff visited Australia.

Livescribe Echo vs Pulse Smartpens – Comparing the two

Since the Livescribe Echo was introduced last month we’ve had a lot of questions about the differences between the two pens. Should I stay with the Pulse, upgrade to an Echo, which is the better model? In this post I’m going to discuss some of the core differences between the existing Pulse Smartpens and the new Echo range. Smartpen Product Line Changes By now you may have noticed changes to the product line up. With the withdrawal of the 4GB Pulse pen, the products available here in Australia and New Zealand include: 2GB Pulse 4GB Echo 8GB Echo As always,