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The somewhat promising future of a tiny, app-based guitar called FretPen

Are you a music lover with a burning desire to carry a tiny guitar wherever you go? Don't fret (Ha! See what we did there?), because Avon-based inventor Mark Roebke has created just the thing: the FretPen! What is the FretPen? It's a pen - just a normal pen - that doubles as a teensy guitar. "But Backbeat!" you may be screaming to yourself, "How can I play guitar on a pen?!" Ah-ha! That's the genius behind this little guy. Plug in a bluetooth extension, and you can play your FretPen via an iOS device.
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Ashley Rogers