Livescribe Pulse Smartpen review

Is the digital pen mightier than the keyboard?

By  from PC Plus Issue 288
Product Type
Digital Pen
Product Family
Brand Name
154.9 mm
Livescribe, Inc
Product Model
Product Name
Pulse APX-00002 Smartpen
Product Line
Manufacturer Part Number
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

A computer in a pen that helps you never miss a word. Pulse records everything you hear, say and write, and links your audio recordings to your notes. Find the most important information from your meetings or lectures just by tapping on what you wrote. 2GB of memory can hold over 200 hours of audio. Actual recording time varies by audio quality setting.

Platform Supported
Mac, PC
2 GB Flash Memory - Pen
Package Contents
  • Pulse APX-00002 Smartpen
  • 3-D Recording Headset
  • Starter Dot Paper Notebook
  • USB Mobile Charging Cradle
  • Protective Soft Case
  • 2 x Ink cartridges (including One Pre-Installed in the Pulse Smartpen)
  • Interactive Getting Started Guide
Weight (Approximate)
36.9 g
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