TabTimes got the chance to go hands-on with the Toughpad 4K UT-MB4, the world’s first 20-inch 4K tablet, at IFA and we were impressed with the staggering 3840 x 2560 IPS display, the powerful Intel Core i5 vPro processor, the ample 256GB of storage and the super precise (but optional) stylus pen.
The good news is that the tablet is finally heading over to U.S. shores and is expected to launch in January 2014. The bad news is that the model starts at $5,999, so expect customers to continue to be big brands like Prada, Ferrari and Lamborghini as they look to jazz up their showrooms.
The Livescribe 3 smartpen launches today with a new design built to work with the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
This pen comes in two models and has a capacitive stylus on its opposite end (not the point that you use to write).
That means you can use the tip to tap your smartphone or tablet. It has an LED status indicator, a textured twist ring for retracting the ink tip or turning on the device, and it has a tungsten carbide premium ball tip.
Available for $150, the Livescribe 3 smartpen includes a 50-sheet starter notebook, a micro-USB charging cable, the free Livescribe+ app for iOS7, and one tungsten carbide ballpoint cartridge. The app works with iPhone 4S [...]
The FCC filing details how the stylus is rubber-tipped and Bluetooth powered and describes how it can draw on a touchscreen “like a canvas”. There are also apparently two different versions; one which is crafted from wood and another which is made of aluminium alloy.
The Paper sketching app has won wide-spread applause since its introduction to the App Store some 18 months ago, and there have been signs of late that its developers – which were also behind the now-defunct Microsoft Courier project – are moving onto physical products.
The company — which is called FiftyThree — recently partnered with Moleskine so that Paper users can [...]
Offering a collaborative, electronic process can meet your customer’s expectations and evoke a sense of loyalty. This can translate into greater customer retention and wallet share. You may even satisfy a broader customer demographics.
Whether a customer is opening a new account, applying for a credit card or making an account change, tablets offer an interactive way for customers and representatives to complete a transaction.
Information can be reviewed electronically and on-screen selections made; Identification documents can be photographed and embedded in the PDF; Forms can be securely e-signed with a stylus or fingertip; Finally, the completed and [...]
The new stylus will work on Apple iPads and other tablets and promises 2,048 levels of pressure sensitivity, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and several useful shortcut buttons for things like undo and redo.
The brushed aluminium stylus comes in black or blue and there are also options to buy the product with a case, extra nibs or a replacement battery (the stylus comes with an AAAA battery).
Wacom says that the stylus supports various drawing apps including Autodesk SketchBook Pro, ArtRage, ProCreate, Psykopaint and the firm’s own popular Bamboo Paper app, which has just been updated to support the new stylus.
The free app, now on version 2.0, has been tweaked [...]