iPin Laser Pointer – Review

On December 12, 2013, in iPhone, Review, by Curt Blanchard

iPin Laser Pointer
Manufacturer: Conary Enterprise
MSRP: $49.99 (Internet price is a few dollars less)
iPin Laser Pointer

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iPin is a speaker/presenters’ tool. If you make Keynote or PowerPoint presentations with any regularity, this will be of interest. It’s a good, bright laser pointer that, combined with an iPhone app, is controlled from your phone. Just touching your finger to the screen turns the pointer on. In addition, the app turns your iPhone screen into a trackpad that controls your MacBook via Wi-Fi.

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About Curt Blanchard

I’m a Mac user from the beginning with a background in graphic design, product design, photography. I’m a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in Illustration. I spent much of my professional career designing consumer products in ceramics, glass, and metals by working on-site with European and Asian manufacturers. I am currently an officer at Tucson Macintosh Users Group and a reviewer in the Amazon Vine program.

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Developer: Genius
OS Support: Mac OSX 10.6+, WIndows 7/Vista/XP
Price: US$69.99

The Ring Presenter is a clever wireless, multi-function, five button mouse and laser pointer, all packaged into a small, light-weight, soft natural rubber finger ring. Powered by a thin, built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery, the 2.4 GHz wireless mouse has an operating range of more than thirty feet. There is even a built-in blue LED that flashes when the battery needs to be recharged. A three position slide switch on the side of the mouse controls the modes and power on/off. The device is available in seven colors.

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About David Acklam

I'm a retired professional engineer actively involved in community outreach working with our local educators to help engage our youth in the sciences and mathematics. I enjoy sharing our night sky as an amateur astronomer and volunteer with the Project ASTRO program, the Flandrau Science Center, the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory Kuiper Circle and as a docent with the Planetary Science Institute. I've been a Mac user since 2007.

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