Asus Eee Slate EP121 Now Shipping, But Out of Stock


According to Liliputing, the Asus Eee Slate EP121, which debuted earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is now shipping from, but is currently listed as out of stock. The 12-inch Windows tablet comes in either a 32 GB SSD configuration for $999 or a 64 GB SSD configuration for […]

Next iPhone Capacitive Touchscreen Could be Compatible with Glove-Wearing Users


Apple’s next-generation iPhone could utilize a touchscreen display from Hitachi Displays that will work with gloves and other insulators, meaning non-conductive surfaces, in addition to fingertips. The problem with the current generation iPhone is that it requires finger contact, and won’t work with gloves–for users in colder environments, stylus or pens, and other materials, but […]

"If you see a stylus they blew it" – I’m with Steve Jobs


Xavier Lanier reported from the iPhone 4 OS launch at Apple headquarters that Steve Jobs answered a question about the possibility of a stylus for iPad with this little gem: “If you see a stylus, they blew it” Gotta love Steve J for his “super” quotes. Well sorry folks, but I’m with Steve on this […]

InPlay Technologies Announces New WriteSense Digital Pen Technology

Several weeks ago, I made reference to some potentially game-changing technology being developed by InPlay Technologies, and today, they have taken the covers off. InPlay Technologies has announced their new WriteSense digital pen technology which eliminates the need for a separate electromagnetic digitizer. InPlay’s RF pen communicates directly with the capacitive touch sensors rather than […]

N-Trig Hosting A Support Page For Digitizer Issues


N-Trig, the company behind the digitizer on the Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC, has posted a support page detailing workarounds on many of the known issues affecting their users. They offer several good tips on dealing with the hovering and  ““applet has stopped working” errors. In addition to offering up some tips, they also have […]

Dell and N-Trig: I’ve Had It

Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC - Can't Recommend Right Now

In many ways, the Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC has become one of my favorite Tablet PCs. It is very thin, light, has ample room on the wrist pad for typing, has a scroll wheel, and is generally pleasant to use in portrait mode. It goes to sleep and resumes very quickly. It is also […]