Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & CBD: Could They Work Hand in Hand?

If you’ve got tingling, or a ‘pins and needles’ sensation in one or both of your hands and you’ve recently done a lot of handwriting or typing, there’s a good chance you’re suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. If it’s causing you any pain, you should immediately see a doctor. Most likely, it’s a temporary condition […]

Top Six Pen Scanners to Take You From Primers to Proust

Imagine a highlighter pen that not only underscores critical information, but also captures important text and digitally transmits it to your computer instantaneously, sort of like an advanced “cut and paste” function. That tool actually exists! It’s called a digital scanner pen, and uses a technology called optical character recognition (OCR) to digitize printed text […]

ASUS Stylus Pen Review: Our Top 3 Picks

Stylus pens are back, and in a big way. Although poorly implemented with PalmPilot and other personal digital assistant (PDA) devices in 1997, today’s touchpad, tablet, and hybrid convertible computers have breathed new life into a once-promising yet unfulfilled concept. When it comes to touchpads and hybrid computing, ASUS easily ranks among the best in […]

All about writing disabilities and dysgraphia: The truth about scrawling and scribbling

Humankind underwent an unimaginable transformation in the last millennium. The Science Museum of London, England estimates that we communicated using language as much as 100,000 years ago. Historians posit that prior to the development of language, humans communicated through writing. Yet, many brilliant people over the centuries with dysgraphia and writing disabilities prospered, succeeded, and showed […]

I Write, Therefore I Am: Assistive Technology Bridges The Handwriting Gap

By Paul Lewin As technology advances, there is help available for those suffering from impairments related to writing. Dyslexia, for example, creates problems for young people learning to write. When others can’t understand what they express with pencil and paper, their broader educational interests may be stifled.  In the context of social communication, writing is […]