The Benefits Of Digital Drawing

According to a 2015 study of more than 4,000 designers conducted by and Adobe’s Khoi Vinh, 64 percent of designers still prefer pencil and paper to begin the creative brainstorm proc

FiftyThree Adds Think Kit, A New Toolset For Enterprise Users, To Its Paper App

FiftyThree, a startup focused on unlocking creativity on the iPad, is rolling out a new set of tools that it hopes will address a whole new set of users. With the introduction of its new Think Kit too

Meet The Disrupt NY 2015 Speakers And Judges

Disrupt NY is just a few days away, and we have some of the most iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders in the tech industry lined up to speak throughout the three-day-long conference. You can stil

FiftyThree Lands $30M From NEA To Build Creation Tools For Enterprise And Education Users

FiftyThree has spent the last several years making products to increase creativity among users. Now the company has an eye on producing new tools not just for the consumer market, but that enterprise

FiftyThree Makes Popular Creativity App ‘Paper’ Free Of Charge

FiftyThree, maker of the Paper app and the accompanying Pencil stylus for the iPad, is shaking up its strategy by dropping the price of every feature in its app to zero.

FiftyThree’s Paper Introduces ‘Mix’ To Give Creators A New Way To Collaborate With Others

The newest version of the Paper app will have a feature called Mix, which will enable users to view and riff on projects others have started, as well as sharing their own projects that can be added to

FiftyThree Releases SDK So Third-Party Apps Can Use Its Pencil Stylus

FiftyThree, maker of creativity app Paper and iPad stylus Pencil, wants more users. To do so, it's going to make its Pencil hardware available for third-party developers to use with their own creativi

Pencil By FiftyThree Gets Surface Pressure In A Free Update Coming For iOS 8

Pencil, the iPad stylus from app-maker turned hardware builder FiftyThree, is getting an update that allows it to change the character of lines drawn in its Paper app based on how you apply the unique

TC Cribs: Feeling Like A Kid Again At FiftyThree’s Creative NYC HQ

Welcome back to Cribs, the TechCrunch TV show that goes behind the doors of tech companies to see what it’s like inside for the lucky ducks who work there. Today’s episode brings us to the

FiftyThree Updates Creativity App Paper For iOS 7 To Improve Navigation And Control

FiftyThree has thrived over the last few years, due to the massive popularity of its drawing and creativity app Paper and the release of its complementary Pencil stylus. Today it’s taking a big step

FiftyThree Files Trademark For “Paper”

Yesterday, as Facebook launched its news reader app Paper, design-focused startup FiftyThree called out Facebook publicly for using their brand name. Facebook declined to change the name of their bran

Facebook “Paper” May Beat Trademark Complaint As Drawing App Is Registered As “Paper By FiftyThree”

There's a whole stack of apps named "Paper" in the App Store, but Facebook's new one may come out on top despite a requested name change from drawing app maker FiftyThree. The problem is that FiftyThr

FiftyThree, Maker Of Creativity App Paper, Gets Into Hardware With Launch Of Its ‘Pencil’ Stylus

<a target="_blank" href="">FiftyThree</a>, the company behind the wildly popular iPad creativity app <a target="_blank" href="">Paper</a>, is m

Paper By FiftyThree Now On Apple Retail iPads, Tops 3.3M Downloads And 190 Years Spent In-App

Here's a neat, well-deserved win for a startup company: Paper, the critically acclaimed drawing application for iPad is now being featured by Apple on iPad demo units in its retail stores, and now has