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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 hands-on

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 10.1 yesterday and we spent some time with the pen-enabled slate already, but we couldn't resist stopping by for an extended play. Stylus-equipped tablets haven't been fashionable for years, but Samsung stands a chance of bringing the segment back into fashion, thanks to a mixture of usable Ice Cream Sandwich and the flexibility of accurate handwritten text entry.

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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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ASUS Eee Note EA800 gets officially detailed

ASUS Eee Note EA800 gets officially detailed

ASUS has spilt the official details of their Eee Note EA800 note-taking ereader. Based around an 8-inch anti-glare 768 x 1024 grayscale display, the Eee Note EA800 supports handwritten notes with a Wacom digital stylus - that snaps into a handy dock on the top edge - with 256 levels of pressure sensitivity. There's also WiFi b/g and a 2-megapixel camera.

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Entourage Pocket eDGe gets official for $400

Entourage Pocket eDGe gets official for $400

It's been available to pre-order for a short while now on Amazon, but Entourage has finally got around to officially announcing the dual-display Entourage Pocket eDGe. A smaller version of the original eDGe clamshell, the Pocket eDGe pairs a 7-inch WVGA color resistive touchscreen with a 6-inch 800 x 600 E Ink display with a Wacom active digitizer.

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Pocketbook ereader range & Android tablet revealed; mirasol model in development?

Pocketbook ereader range & Android tablet revealed; mirasol model in development?

News on ereader manufacture Pocketbook's plans for IFA 2010 ahead of the show, with four new ereaders and a tablet all emerging from the company's press division.  The Pocketbook Pro 602, Pro 603, Pro 902 and Pro 903 each have WiFi and Bluetooth, with the 60x models using a 6-inch E Ink display and the 90x models getting the 9.7-inch version.  The Pocketbook IQ, meanwhile, is an Android 2.0 tablet.  However, according to The Digital Reader's sources, Pocketbook are one of Qualcomm's initial mirasol clients, and are working on a new device using the color e-paper display.

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Wacom DTU-2231 and DTU-1631 interactive pen displays now available

Wacom DTU-2231 and DTU-1631 interactive pen displays now available

Back in February Wacom first announced its new DTU-2231 and DTU-1631 interactive pen displays. The company pegged the launch date as this spring at the time and we heard nothing else about the displays until now.

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Turn your Wacom tablet into a Cintiq clone with new kit and some elbow grease

Turn your Wacom tablet into a Cintiq clone with new kit and some elbow grease

If you are the artsy type that uses a Wacom tablet to draw on your computer, you may have lusted after one of the sweet Cintiq displays that let you draw right on the screen rather than use a tablet. You may have been bummed at the price of the Cintiq screens too at well over $1000.

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Wacom Cintiq 21UX: $2k of 21-inch super-sensitive graphics tablet

Wacom Cintiq 21UX: $2k of 21-inch super-sensitive graphics tablet

Wacom have announced their latest Cintiq combination LCD display and graphics tablet, and it's a monster.  The Wacom Cintiq 21UX has a full 21.3-inch 1600 x 1200 4:3 LCD display and an active digitizer that recognizes 2048 levels of pressure.  They've also thrown plenty of hardware controls at the tablet; the Cintiq 21UX has eight programmable shortcut buttons on either side of the display, together with a touch-strip on either side of the rear bezel.

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