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Modbook Pro makes MacBook a serious tablet

Modbook Pro makes MacBook a serious tablet

Back before Apple announced the original iPad, the Modbook team set out to take existing MacBook Pros and turn them into standalone tablets. The idea was to take the internals and add a touchscreen into the mix, giving you a powerful yet relatively portable tablet running full blown OS X. Now the company is back, and has today announced the Modbook Pro, taking the current-generation 13-inch MacBook Pro and runs with the tablet conversion.

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Wacom shipping Bamboo Splash for $79

Wacom shipping Bamboo Splash for $79

Wacom has introduced a new budget pen and tablet combo into its line, the Bamboo Splash. The company says that the Splash includes the same pressure sensitive technology found across its whole range, and that this new combo is aimed at those wanting to create digital art on a budget. The hardware comes with a software bundle that will include ArtRage Studio and SketchBook Express.

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Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo adds ink to iPad, Android tablets and paper

Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo adds ink to iPad, Android tablets and paper

Wacom has outed its latest tablet stylus, the Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo, targeting both iPad and Android slate owners this time but also catering to those moments when you need to use traditional paper. Building on the original Bamboo Stylus for capacitive touchscreens, the new duo version has a blunt fake-finger tip on one end, along with a regular ballpoint pen at the other. Meanwhile, there are new apps to go along with the stylus.

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Wacom launches Intuos5 graphics tablet with multi-touch

Wacom launches Intuos5 graphics tablet with multi-touch

Wacom has announced the Intuos5, its next-gen graphics tablet that offers a precise pressure- and tilt-sensitive stylus with the addition of multi-touch gestures support. Wireless connectivity is also available for the Intuos5 as an option. The graphics tablet is aimed at design professionals, photographers, and artists who want to take their digital creations to the next level.

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Galaxy Nexus vs White Galaxy Note Hands-on

Galaxy Nexus vs White Galaxy Note Hands-on

Samsung has just given the Galaxy Nexus its European unveil, along with the white Galaxy Note, and we couldn't resist putting these two rare Android smartphones up close for a video comparison. Both have their distinct appeal: the Galaxy Nexus is the first Ice Cream Sandwich device, of course, bypassing TouchWiz for the pleasures of Android 4.0, while the Galaxy Note has a tablet-aping, 5.3-inch display with a stylus using Wacom technology for perfect digital inking. Check out our hands-on, including video, after the cut.

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Wacom Inkling hands-on [Video]

Wacom Inkling hands-on [Video]

Wacom's new Bamboo tablet range allows you to cut the cord between your artwork and your computer, but the company's Inkling digital pen allows you to walk out the door and sketch anywhere. Announced last month, the chunky stylus - and its companion clip-on receiver - can turn any regular notepad into a digital art studio, not only wirelessly memorizing your drawings but throwing in pro-level features like layer support too. We grabbed some hands-on playtime with with Wacom Inkling to see if it's really a doodler's dream; check out our first-impressions after the cut.

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Wacom Bamboo hands-on

Wacom Bamboo hands-on

Wacom's tablet heritage is well known to anybody who has gotten serious about computer artwork, and with a range of Bamboo models freshly announced we caught up with the company to see what was new. Targeted at the entry-level and mid-tier markets, with prices kicking off from $79.95, the Bamboo Connect, Bamboo Capture and Bamboo Create (aka the Touch & Pen range in Europe) attempt a double-whammy of not only courting artists but replacing your mouse, too.

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Wacom Bamboo tablet range refreshed plus wireless kit

Wacom Bamboo tablet range refreshed plus wireless kit

Wacom has boosted its Bamboo range of tablets, introducing three new models and cutting cords with an optional wireless connectivity kit. The Wacom Bamboo Connect, Bamboo Capture and Bamboo Create each come with a pressure-sensitive pen, though the Capture and Create do support fingertip multitouch as well. The Connect and Capture have a 5.8 x 3.6 inch worksurface, while the Create increases that to 8.5 x 5.4 inches.

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Wacom Inkling converts ink drawings to digital

Wacom Inkling converts ink drawings to digital

Wacom has long been known in the digital art community for its array of peripherals, especially its digital pen tablets. Drawing with a digital stylus is easier than with a mouse obviously, but still, nothing compares to drawing with a real pen on paper. And that is exactly what Wacom will address with its latest product called the Inkling.

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