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With tens of thousands of Pulse smartpens being used around Australia and New Zealand, I’m pleased to announce that we’ve been able to get our hands on a supply of the Pulse smartpen caps that clip onto the end of the smartpen. We’ve been asked many times over the years to source these as the Pulse smartpen has a naughty habit of rolling away from users due to the cylindrical shape of the pen. The caps are sold as a pack of 3 – if you’d like to order a pack start here or for our New Zealand customers –

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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

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We get a few questions every week about using a Livescribe Smartpen as a tutorial aide. Livescribe Smartpen’s offer real value for someone who tutors students so I thought I’d use this post to share my thoughts about the potential. 1. Capture key learning areas in short Pencasts Pencasts are an easy way to create, store, and share interactive tutorials. A Tutor can focus on key learning areas and easily create a library of content that can be shared with students. Pencasts used properly can become a significant marketing tool for your business as well. Building a library of Pencasts

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With the launch of the new Echo Smartpen range a few months ago I upgraded my 4GB Pulse Smartpen to an Echo. So I’ve got a near new Pulse Smartpen that sits around doing nothing. As such, I’m pleased to announce that I’m going to give this pen away to a school in Queensland so that it can be put to good use and help students who have learning difficulties. This is the Pulse Smartpen: We’re giving away a 4GB Pulse Smartpen Here’s the criteria you need to meet in order to qualify: You must work at a primary school

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We’ve had a few questions from customers about whether they need to change or upgrade or reinstall Livescribe Desktop if they decide to move from a Pulse to an Echo Smartpen. The short answer is no. You keep using your current version of Livescribe Desktop as the software will recognise the new pen and creating a specific space for content from this new pen. Here are the key points: Keep your current version of Livescribe Desktop Give your new Echo Smartpen a new or different name (see screen capture below) Use the Echo Smartpen normally, docking it via the USB

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