Isnt it amazing how computers can interface with just about
everything in our lives? If youve read
Tech Talk before, then you know this is where I start talking about some stuff
Ive come across in my travels that fits the mold. Well, here we go again.
Weve all seen, touched and used ink pens, Id hope. Pretty simple lil thing – it writes. Then one day back in grade school some dude
put an eraser on them .wack! It turned your homework into straight garbage with
all those dingy eraser marks on your work.
put a new twist on an old tool with their Pulse
Smartpen. It can record your notes with its built in camera, and also
record audio via its dual microphones. Its jam packed full of features, and everything that goes into the pen
can be transferred to your computer.
Features: Sleek ergonomic design with anodized aluminum
housingCharcoal blue with silver band & black
accents96x18 OLED Display
High speed infrared camera (over 70 images/sec)1GB NAND (over 100 hours recording time or 16,000 pages of digital notes) $1492GB NAND (over 200 hours recording time or 32,000 pages of digital notes) $199
300 mAH rechargeable lithium battery
(non-removable)Dual (embedded) smartpen microphones – mono recording3D Recording Headset – binaural or stereo
Audio jack (2.5mm) for 3D Recording Headset
Length: 155mm (6.1 in.)Width: 14mm or 0.55 in. (bottom) to 16mm or 0.63
Weight: 36 Grams (1.3 oz.)
If you have 150 CDs that you want to access in seconds
without searching and searching, this next product might be worth a look. Ziotek’s
Media Carousel Plus puts your favorite CDs right at your fingertips. And whats even better, it can be used with
or with out a computer.
Built-in 1-port USB hub Select discs by keypad–fast and easy Works with all 12cm discs up to 1.4mm thick Compatible with the original Media Carousel Enclosed carousel provides increased privacy and security
for your discs Larger easy to read digital readout with keypad selection Carousel rotates both directions for ultra-fast disc
delivery With multiple USB hubs (sold separately), up to 127 units
can be connected to one PC
This weeks last product doesnt necessarily require a computer,
but it does need a wireless network. It is the Digital Media Remote from TV
It retails for 399.99 under a variety of names including
ESPN, and its the ultimate universal remote. It has a 2.2 inch LCD screen
where you can view program listing, games, messages and more. Youre probably wondering, Why does a remote
need to be Wi-fi enabled? So you never have to search for another device code.
All the codes are sent to the remote over your wireless network which makes
controlling your home theater a breeze.
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