LG G3 Stylus Release Date & Rumors Emerge

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Earlier this week a brand new mystery LG smartphone was shown off during an LG G3 teaser video, and now we’re already starting to dig up more information on this stylus-touting device. It’s the LG G3 Stylus. Back in May the LG G3 was officially announced after months of rumors and speculation. Delivering tons of […]

Microsoft Resurrecting Digital Inking

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For many a Tablet PC and digital inking fan the week ahead promises to be an interesting one. On Tuesday, Microsoft is holding “a small event” where it is rumored that new CEO Satya Nadella is going to unveil a Surface mini tablet along with possibly another tablet as well. Some say that might be […]

Fretpen: A Stylus That Is Also a One-String Guitar

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Ah, the stylus. We’ve seen smart styli. We’ve seen dumb styli. We’ve seen short ones, fat ones, skinny ones, and just about everything in between. But this is the first time I think we’ve seen a stylus that doubles as a musical instrument. Specifically a guitar. More specifically a one-string guitar. Yep. You read that […]

ZoomNotes for iOS: A New Digital Inking Contender

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As all Digital Inkers know the quest for the perfect Digital Ink note taking App for the iPad is an ongoing one, filled with adventure along many roads that often lead to disappointment. There are some workable solutions out there and thankfully developers keep trying and innovating. A new App has come across my path […]

FiftyThree Debuts New Stylus: The Pencil

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There’s that old saying “if you want something done right do it yourself.” Well, it looks like developers for Digital Ink Apps are taking that to heart lately. Several have started creating and marketing Inking tools of their own. FiftyThree, the company that created the award winning App, Paper, has now released a new stylus […]

Pantech Vega Note Aims to Take on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3

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The original Samsung Galaxy Note paved the way for large screen smartphones, and now a few years later with the Note 3 other manufacturers are still trying to top Samsung. One in particular is Pantech, who’s the third largest manufacturer in Korea behind Samsung and LG, and is about to announce its new Pantech Vega […]

Sony Readying Xperia Competitor to Galaxy Note 3 for June 25?

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Sony has announced a press conference in Germany that’s slated for the 25th of June, asking if we’re ready to “Want More?” Other than the venue location and date, the invitation does not reveal any additional details, but given the “more” reference and recent rumors that Sony is working on an Xperia device with an […]

Asus to Challenge Galaxy Note 3 With Stylus-Equipped Phablet?

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Asus, no stranger to experimenting with new form factors, may be introducing a Galaxy Note 3 challenger with a stylus-equipped phablet of its own. The Asus-made Note 3 challenger may debut shortly at Computex as there are numerous hints on the Asus website that points out to the various features of a stylus-equipped phablet experience. According […]

Adobe Shows Off Mighty Pen Bluetooth LE Stylus Prototype

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During its MAX conference Adobe showed off two new prototype devices for tablet artists: the Mighty Pen stylus and Napoleon ruler. According to TechCrunch both the Mighty Pen and Napoleon are prototype devices that are currently in the R&D phase of development, but they will eventually come to market, presumably under new names. The tools […]

Wacom Introduces Wacom Bamboo Mini Stylus

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Wacom has launched a new pointing device called the Wacom Bamboo Mini Stylus. It plugs into a smart phone or tablet head phone jack to keep it always at hand. Wacom can’t fix the biggest problem with capacitive touch styli: the size needed to properly ink on a touch. But they hope to fix the […]

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 […]

iHome Disney Creativity Studio for iPad with Smart Stylus Demo

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, iHome brought out a learn to draw tool for children in the form of the Disney Creativity Studio for the Apple iPad tablet. The solution consists of two components–a smart stylus hardware that wirelessly connects to the slate, as well as an accompanying app. The stylus itself costs $50 and […]

Ten One Design Announces Pogo Connect Stylus Using Bluetooth 4.0

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There was a time when the stylus was considered an absolute accessory for mobile devices. Then came touch and the stylus became to those who thought like Steve Jobs about as useful as an appendix, the vestigial organ not what you find at the end of a book. Well, not to be outdone, the stylus […]

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 […]

Kensington Virtuoso Mini Collapsible Stylus Review

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The Kensington Virtuoso Mini Collapsible Stylus for your iPad or iPhone promises to give you a compact inking tool that connects via a small black cylinder to your iOS 30-pin dock connector. ‘ As their website copy says, With it you get “… quick access and you never have to worry about losing your stylus again.” […]

Cipher Credit Card Stylus Looking for Launch Support on Quirky

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The Cipher is a credit card shaped stylus for your touch screen device like the iPad or iPhone or Android tablet or smartphone. Quirky wants users to let them know if this product deserves to show up in their store and how much you’d spend. Its part of their new Quirky Evaluation beta program. Quirky […]

Apple Patents New Haptic and Optical Stylus Tech for iPad

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New Apple patents suggest Apple hasn’t completely written off using a stylus with the iPad and iPhone. Despite  Steve Jobs’ famous quote saying, if your device needs a stylus “they blew it!” these patents show that Apple’s considering the possibility. Before those of us who love inking on our iPads get too excited we have […]