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Samsung upgrades the S-Pen to function as a remote

Samsung’s new S-Pen isn’t just a multi-colored stylus anymore. With the upgrade to the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the S-Pen gets its own reboot, and now functions as a remote control for S

Phree is a digital stylus that works on any surface – almost

Apple eyeing touch controls to extend the power of the stylus

Apple has been looking at ways to extend the control power of stylus input methods, patenting a touch sensitive stylus which could allow for users to manipulate on screen objects depending on how and

Sweden’s Anoto Buys Digital Pen Maker Livescribe For $15M

The writing is on the wall for more consolidation in the world of startups… both literally and figuratively. Today Anoto, a digital writing company based out of Sweden, announced that it would

The Stylus Still Rules The Galaxy Note 5

The concept Galaxy Note 5 is at once a thing of genius and a nod to a benighted world before the modern touchscreen. Born in the swamps of the resistive LCD, the stylus lurched onto dry land and lives

Apple Details A Modular Stylus That Can Capture Handwriting On Any Surface

Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that describes a new type of stylus in detail, which can capture handwriting from a user, on a variety of surfaces and with a range

Wacom’s New Stylus Series Offers A Digital Pen For Every Scribbler, Sketcher And Note-Taker

Wacom has a series of new stylus devices for tablets and smartphones that it’s launching today, including three new Bamboo devices and a new Intuos version, with two aimed specifically at the iP

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

Apple Looking Into A Smart Stylus With Light- And Motion-Sensing Powers

Apple has a new patent application published today by the USPTO (via AppleInsider), which details a stylus with a nib that can be extended to take advantage of multi-touch capabilities for a wider bru

YuFu Is A Range Of Bluetooth 4.0 Styli For Pro Digital Artists & Amateur Scribblers

Hex3, the company behind a successfully Kickstarted pressure-sensitive stylus called JaJa, and a follow-up stylus for tablets, called Nota, which had a (relatively) fine 3.7mm tip to make scribbling o

Adobe Debuts “Project Mighty” Smart Stylus For Tablets And “Napoleon,” A Digital Ruler And Guide

Adobe surprised everyone by showing off a new hardware effort today at its annual MAX conference, including Project Mighty and Napoleon. Mighty is a pressure-sensitive digital pen that works with tabl

Gift Guide: Ten One Design Pogo Connect iPad Stylus

The number of options out there for iPad styli at this point is almost crazy. But Ten One Design has always made solid ones, and the Pogo Connect also adds pressure sensitivity via Bluetooth 4.0. It's

The Hex3 JaJa Stylus: A Pressure-Sensitive iPad Drawing Tool That Uses Sound To Paint A Picture

Meet the Hex3 JaJa stylus, a pressure-sensitive drawing tool for the iPad (and other tablets, too) that transmits information to the device via sound waves, eschewing the need for a Bluetooth connecti

Surprise! Pressure Sensitive iPad Stylus Pogo Connect Offers Interchangeable Tips, Locating Feature

The <a target="_blank" href="http://tenonedesign.com/connect.php">Pogo Connect from Ten One Design</a> is maybe one of my most-anticipated gadgets of 2012, a pressure sensitive iPad stylus that uses

Newly Published Samsung Patent Points To A Stylus You Can Talk To

If that <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/26/a-microreview-of-the-fantastic-9-99-microstylus/">microstylus</a> just isn't cutting it for you, then you may want to see what Samsung has been

Apple Patents Surface Describing Conductive Chargeable Stylus

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/stylus.jpg" />Two Apple patents have just surfaced in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, both of which describe methods for stylus i

DIY: a knob for your iPhone

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/knob-1-320x213.jpg" alt="" title="knob-1-320x213" width="275" height="183" class="alignright size-full wp-image-31541" />So you don't l

Autograph: simple signature capture for MacBooks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/autograph_john_hancock.jpg" alt="autograph_john_hancock" title="autograph_john_hancock" />Tablet PCs never really caught on, did they? An

Duo Digital: touchscreen for laptops and LCD's

PNF (Pen And Free Co.) released the Duo, so you can turn your laptop into a touchscreen without ripping it apart. You just install the receiving station on top or on the side of your screen, define th

CrunchDeals: Pogo stylus half off (today only)

Back in December of 2007, I brought you news of the Pogo stylus for the iPhone and iPod Touch. I remarked that the initial price of $25 sounded a bit expensive for an aluminum stick and that a stylus
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