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Microsoft has added support for handwriting and drawing with a stylus in OneNote for iPad, and has introduced optical character recognition - which can search for text in images - across all devices.
Microsoft is reportedly buying N-trig, the company behind the pen technology that shipped as part of Surface Pro 3. The deal is above $200 million and shows the company's interest in this field.
HP's new business-focused Windows tablet includes stylus and 3G support, 8MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, 2GB RAM, up to 64GB storage, and the option to pre-install Windows 8.1 Pro.
For the pen to ever have mainstream adoption, it should be used consistently no matter where you are, like the mouse or keyboard. Ideally, you should be able to write, draw and mark-up with the pen...
Dell's 'smart desk' concept rather vaguely defines its adaptive UI and support for third-party software - but the real focus is its new $2499 UltraSharp 27 monitor with 5120x2880px resolution.
Microsoft has released new videos on its Surface Pro 3, with one successfully managing to include just about every significant and noteworthy feature of the new 12-inch tablet in under 90 seconds.
Microsoft makes a big deal about the inclusion of a pen on its Surface Pro 3 and rightfully so - it's a great tool. But why is there not a dedicated garage to store the pen safely when travelling?
Details emerge of a 'One Microsoft Ink' strategy to improve support for digital ink and pen input across Microsoft products, including Windows, Office, Surface and Perceptive Pixel touchscreens.
Two Windows 8 tablets from Samsung have emerged, featuring 11.6" Full HD displays, keyboard dock and stylus support, with two versions offered, including a 'Pro' version with Intel Core i5 processor.
A new report claims that Microsoft is developing a prototype for a stylus product that could work with any kind of digital screen, even those that are not made for touch features.
Remember the days of losing styluses when our mobile devices were all on resistive touchscreens? Sure, fingertips could work, but the precision isn't there - plus the slight risk of scratching. Thankfully the era of...
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