Downloadable from the Apple App Store, this Arabic-speaking companion is a mobile friend for people who want to learn the language.
The GCN Lab tests eight rugged devices ― from phones and cameras to laptop PCs and vehicle-mounted computers ― that are fit for military and other tough assignments.
We were highly impressed with the picture quality of the 10-megapixel unit and ruggedness of it. Even with a 2.7-inch LCD screen, the Tough-8000 wasn't damaged at any height dropped from within military specifications.
If you need a rugged camera or rugged phone, there are better options. But if you need a hybrid that can do both fairly well, the Casio Exilim won’t disappoint.
The Olympus Stylus Tough-8000 doesn't break new ground, because the 1030SW already did that, but it does push further into the rugged space.
The Adapx Capturx for Microsoft Office OneNote works simply but effectively to capture handwriting and drawings in a digital format.
Redfly Mobile Companion takes whatever is on your smart phone display and puts it on a bright, readable eight-inch screen.
Because the lettering on the keys is transparent, the backlight shines through them, which means you can use the keyboard in total darkness.
The Anoto pen system would be useful if you need to collect a lot of signatures in both ink and digital formats, such as in a government office that processes forms.
It was a joy to type on the Ultimate. As a touch typist since high school, I didn’t have a problem with the unmarked keys, but one of my co-workers found it intimidating.
Logitech’s Wave Pro wireless keyboard is easy to use, with a gentle touch and a powerful wireless signal.
The GCN Lab looks at the spectrum of input devices, from the not-so-lowly mouse to some high-end touch-screens.