Tag: Wacom

Avatron's Air Stylus shows promise for artists

Avatron's new Air Stylus (US$19.99) app transforms third generation or newer iPads into pressure-sensitive drawing surfaces compatible with desktop graphic design apps. The app is an outgrowth of Avatron's Air Display app. Air Display extends your computer's desktop to your iPad or iPhone to prov...

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Wacom unveils pressure-sensitive Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad

Wacom has unveiled the Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad. The stylus is a pressure sensitive device with 2,048 levels of sensitivity that Wacom says is as close to the experience of pen on paper as anyone has gotten on the iPad yet. A nice feature about the stylus is that, since it uses Bluetooth 4....

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Anime Studio 8.1 is great animation software for beginners

At Macworld | iWorld 2012, I had the chance to sit down with the folks behind Smith Micro's Anime Studio and discuss the latest update to its Anime Studio animation suite. Anime Studio 8.1 allows support for Wacom multi-touch tablets, the first of its kind for a piece of animation software. Aft...

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The graphic designer's holiday gift guide

From tablets to type, finding the right gift for the choosy graphics expert in your life can be frustrating. Here are plenty of ideas at a variety of price points that should make any designer merry and joyful. Graphics Tablets For any designer, a graphics tablet is a great way to illustrate, or ...

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inkBook 1.2.0: Handwriting, sketching and more

Recently released as a Universal Binary version, Mage Software's inkBook 1.2.0 is a handy application for note taking, sketching and handwriting recognition in a friendly package. I downloaded and ran inkBook with my (ancient) Graphire Wacom tablet. After some initial frustration due to my lack of ...

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