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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition tablet hands-on

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 isn't the only pen-enabled announcement the company has today: there's also an update on its tablet-scale model, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition. Fronted by a 2560 x 1600 LCD and packing 3GB of RAM, Android 4.3, and optional LTE, the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition also gets all of Samsung's new S Pen functionality. We caught up with Samsung for an early play with the new slate; read on for our first impressions.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hands-on

Samsung has revealed its new Galaxy Note 3, the third generation of pen-enabled "phablet", with more aggressive use of the S Pen stylus, an even larger display, and faster LTE connectivity. The new Note 3 now fits a 5.7-inch, Full HD Super AMOLED display into its frame, though actually comes in slimmer and lighter than its Note II predecessor, and runs Android 4.3 out of the box, with a 13-megapixel camera, up to 64GB of internal storage space, and 3GB of RAM. Samsung has also fitted in a bigger, 3,200 mAh battery. Read on for our first impressions.

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Wacom Intuos line launched, consolidates branding

Wacom Intuos line launched, consolidates branding

Wacom has just launched, or rather re-launched, a new line of graphics tablets targeted not just for professional artists but for hobbyists as well. But perhaps more importantly, the announcement reflects Wacom's effort to simplify its naming conventions and consolidate its tablets under a single brand: Intuos.

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Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus offers pressure-sensitive drawing for the iPad

Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus offers pressure-sensitive drawing for the iPad

Following the announcement of its new Cintiq Companion tablets earlier this evening, Wacom has also taken the wraps off its new stylus for the iPad. The Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus aims to make sketching on the tablet feel realistic, offering pressure-sensitive functionality and a specialized design aimed at comfortable handling.

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Wacom Cintiq Companion Windows 8 and Android tablets unveiled

Wacom Cintiq Companion Windows 8 and Android tablets unveiled

Wacom has taken the wraps off its two new Cintiq tablets, the Cintiq Companion running Windows 8 and the Cintiq Companion Hybrid running Android. Both allow users to take their graphic work on the road, although the Hybrid Android version is more limited than the Windows 8 variety. Both will begin rolling out later this year, with the Hybrid coming first.

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HP Slate 21 All-in-One bizarrely blends Android tablet and desktop

HP Slate 21 All-in-One bizarrely blends Android tablet and desktop

HP's Slate series of tablets is getting ideas above its station, with the new HP Slate 21 trying to edge in on the company's all-in-one range. The odd hybrid runs Android on an NVIDIA Tegra 4 chip, rather than Windows as you might expect from an HP all-in-one PC, and is fronted by a 21.5-inch Full HD touchscreen with ten-finger multitouch support. HP is positioning the Slate 21 as ideal for multimedia consumption and web browsing, along with video calls.

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Surface Pro pressure support in Photoshop added with Wacom driver

Surface Pro pressure support in Photoshop added with Wacom driver

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is set to get its missing pressure sensitivity for the digital stylus in apps like Photoshop, with a Wacom driver update incoming to address the glitch. The Windows 8 tablet, launched back in February, shipped without full support for recognizing how hard stylus-users pressed with the pen in apps like Adobe's Creative Suite. Now, according to Microsoft's Panos Panay, the end is in sight.

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Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch adds finger-friendliness to graphics display

Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch adds finger-friendliness to graphics display

Wacom has revealed its latest pen-enabled graphics display, the Cintiq 22HD Touch, adding finger control to the stylus-equipped Full HD LCD monitor. The new version pairs a 16.7m color, 1920 x 1080 panel on an adjustable easel stand with the ability to use both Wacom's special active-digitizer stylus or your fingertips for art apps, multitouch in Windows 7/8 and OS X, and more.

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Wacom releases Bamboo Stylus mini, cute is now in

Wacom releases Bamboo Stylus mini, cute is now in

Wacom makes some pretty great drawing tablets, but they also make several different types of capacitive styli. The company's newest addition to its stylus lineup is the Bamboo Stylus mini, and a small stylus that sits at just 1.85-inches long, and comes with a nifty plug that you can stuff into your device's headphone jack for storage and quick retrieval.

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Wacom Cintiq 13HD takes digital art creation mobile

Wacom Cintiq 13HD takes digital art creation mobile

Wacom may be having a ball putting digital pen technology into bestselling mobile devices like the Galaxy Note II, but that doesn't mean the company has forgotten its artistic roots. Fresh to the catalog is the Cintiq 13HD, a 13.3-inch Full HD graphics tablet intended for digital artists on the move. Based around a 1920 x 1080 wide-angle display mounted on an adjustable, three-position detachable stand, the Cintuq 13HD promises the flexibility of its bigger Cintiq siblings, but at a more affordable cost and scaled to fit in your bag.

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Wacom unveils new DTU-1031 pen display

Wacom unveils new DTU-1031 pen display

Wacom has been making all sorts of pen tablets for artists and other users for a long time. The latest product from the company is a bit different than some of its other offerings and is called the DTU-1031. Rather than being a blank piece of plastic that you can draw or write on that forces you to look at your computer display to see what you're putting down, this is an actual touchscreen monitor.

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Samsung buys 5% stake in Wacom for $58.9 million

Samsung buys 5% stake in Wacom for $58.9 million

In a move that only proves that Samsung is committed to the stylus, the Korean-based company bought a 5% stake in stylus and design tablet maker Wacom for $58.9 million. Wacom is infamous for their digital drawing tablets, and they're pretty much the industry standard when it comes to that. Plus, the company's technology is used in both the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II, as well as a couple of their tablets.

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