Wacom Teases Pro-Grade Tablet For Summer Launch

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Wacom, makers of the digitizing technology that allows stylus and pen input on a broad range of devices ranging from Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet to Samsung’s Galaxy Note consumer range, has teased that it will release its own branded tablet product for a summer release. The announcement comes on the company’s Facebook account, noting that […]

Samsung: S-Pen Isn’t Going Anywhere

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If it wasn’t already apparent that Samsung is committed to the S-Pen, the company is showing that its serious about the digital stylus with a 5 percent investment in Wacom giving it minority voting rights. Samsung has announced that it is making an investment of $58.9 million to ensure the digitizer that powers its Galaxy […]

Galaxy Note 8.0 Available for Purchase in March?

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After it was leaked and confirmed by a Samsung executive that the 8-inch Galaxy Note tablet would debut at Mobile World Congress, a newly leaked slide suggests that the iPad mini competitor will be available for consumers to purchase as early as March. Exact pricing is still unknown at this time, but the tablet will […]

Next-Generation Samsung S Pen Promises Even More Features for Galaxy Note

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The Samsung S Pen, which is a digitizer that works on the company’s Galaxy Note line of tablets and debuted on the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note phablet, may be gaining additional functionality and features. According to a patent application filed by the South Korean Android and Galaxy manufacturer, the new S Pen holder will add voice […]

Makers of Pogo Sketch Shows Off Pressure Sensitive Stylus for iPad HD

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Ten One Design is most famous for its Pogo Sketch line of capacitive touch stylus accessories that will work with a number of capacitive touchscreen devices, such as those on Windows Phone, iOS, and Android. Now, the company is demoing its latest touchscreen accessory, codenamed Blue Tiger, that will work with the iPad and utilize […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet

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After the Galaxy Note 5.3 ‘phablet’ release, Samsung is now announcing a purely tablet version of the device with the company’s S-Pen functionality in a 10.1-inch form factor. Like the Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Galaxy Note 10.1 will be an Android slate that incorporates the S-Pen, which is based on Wacom’s digitizing technology for pen […]

HTC Eyeing New Tablets, Emerging Markets for Phones

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In a briefing with media, HTC CEO Peter Chou says that the company is looking to eye the tablet market but wants to stand out from the crowded space. The company is also looking to enter the entry-level smartphone market as well, but says that its strategy would not endanger its premium brand image. For […]

CTIA Fall 2011: Kupa X11 Tablet with Atom, Digitizer, Windows 7/8

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Kupa’s X11 tablet with Windows 7–and Windows 8 preview–was a surprise entry in San Diego at the CTIA trade show as it was surrounded by a number of Android tablets. That said, Kupa’s X11 runs on an Intel Atom processor and utilizes a fan design to aid with cooling. The device has a metal back […]

Adobe Shows Off Photoshop Touch on Android Pen-Enabled Samsung Tablet

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At the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles, California, which coincidentally or ironically is happening the same week that Apple’s slated for its iPhone announcement, Adobe and Samsung are showing off Photoshop Touch, a more feature-rich Photoshop experience on a tablet, on a prototype Samsung slate. The slate that’s being used to showcase Photoshop Touch […]

Will Samsung Introduce a Tablet With a Stylus at IFA?

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Samsung’s IFA unveiling may have been revealed prematurely as it is discovered that Samsung will be introducing three new products at the German trade show–a Galaxy Tab 7.7 slate, a Bada OS-powered Wave 3 smartphone, and an unknown device that goes by the Samsung Note moniker, as This is my next unfolded. At this point, […]

HTC Puccini/Jetstream Honeycomb Slate Confirmed with AT&T 4G LTE

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It looks like we now have confirmation that the 10-inch HTC Puccini Android slate will be shipping to AT&T’s 4G wireless network with LTE network support. The device is reported by Engadget to be in the testing phase and should be available soon. When launched, the HTC Puccini should give the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 […]

HTC Quietly Unveils Sense UI on Honeycomb Tablets

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Skipping a formal announcement of the proprietary HTC Sense user interface, Taiwanese smartphone- and tablet-maker HTC has uploaded several images of what appears to be Sense and the HTC Scribe functionality on top of Google’s Honeycomb tablet operating system on its developer’s portal. HTCDev.com is now live with images of what inking on Honeycomb will […]

HTC Puccini Set for September 1st Launch?

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It looks like HTC’s debut 10-inch Honeycomb tablet for AT&T’s wireless network in the U.S. may be set to launch on September 1st. The company has been sending out invitations to a mysterious launch event where details are not yet announced, but industry insiders are speculating that the event may see the debut of the […]

N-Trig vs. Wacom: A Dual Digitizer Duel

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Last month, I had the good fortune to have tested two slates, the HTC Flyer and Fujitsu Stylistic Q550, with pen + touch digitizers from the same vendor: N-Trig. Due to software and design choices, the experiences of both were quite different, but I tried to look past that to get a feel for the […]

HTC Flyer Coming to T-Mobile USA with 3G Radio?

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After Sprint, T-Mobile USA may be the second major carrier in the States to offer the Android 2.3 HTC Flyer tablet with the latest version of HTC Sense. A model of the Flyer was seen going through the FCC with GSM and T-Mobile-compatible 3G bands. Wireless Goodness says that the filing with the regulatory agency […]

HTC Quietly Rolling Out System Update for HTC Flyer

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The HTC Flyer is getting a small software update over the air that is said to improve system performance, though HTC was not specific to the improvements. The software update may be rolling out in batches so fret not if you haven’t received an update notification. According to HTC, your software number should be 2.00.405.3 […]

HTC to Release Pen SDK for HTC Flyer, EVO View 4G

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In addition to opening up the HTC Sense experience to third-party developers, HTC will also be allowing developers to tap into its active digitizer pen for the HTC EVO View 4G and the HTC Flyer tablet, the first Android tablet to come pre-bundled with a pen for notes and drawing. When HTC took the HTC […]