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  • Wacom's WILL standard language will let you share hand-drawn doodles or notes across any device
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    Wacom's WILL standard language will let you share hand-drawn doodles or notes across any device

    By 26 February 2014

    Graphic tablet manufacturer Wacom has just given birth to WILL - otherwise known as the Wacom Ink Layer Language. Wacom announced on Wednesday that it has developed a standard abstract language for drawing and handwriting on the screens of mobile devices,...

  • Wacom Bamboo Pad adds gesture controls to digital stylus touchpad
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    Wacom Bamboo Pad adds gesture controls to digital stylus touchpad

    By 10 September 2013

    The new Bamboo Pad from Wacom offers a two-in-one experience with digital stylus drawing as well as touch gesture controls - ideal for Windows 8 and Mac OS X. The Bamboo Pad comes in USB wired and wireless versions, each is ultra-slim and supports multi-touch...

  • Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus offers 2048 pressure level accuracy to the iPad
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    Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus offers 2048 pressure level accuracy to the iPad

    By 20 August 2013

    If you already own an iPad, want a pro-level stylus, and thought the Wacom Companion announced today was a bit pricey, the Wacom Intuous Creative Stylus is for you. The Stylus will offer pro-level sensitivity with 2048 levels of pressure for varying line...

  • Wacom Companion and Hybrid, with Windows or Android, bring pro graphics and stylus sensitivity at a consumer price
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    Wacom Companion and Hybrid, with Windows or Android, bring pro graphics and stylus sensitivity at a consumer price

    By 20 August 2013

    Wacom has unveiled two new consumer tablets, offering professional-grade graphics and stylus sensitivity, from $1,500 (£950). Compared to its first foray into consumer tablets, with the Wacom Cintiq 13HD that needed to be connected to a computer, this...

  • Wacom launches new photo sharing Bamboo Loop app
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    Wacom launches new photo sharing Bamboo Loop app

    By 21 May 2013

    Wacom has launched the Bamboo Loop app for iPhone and iPod Touch. Designed a bit like Paper, except with pictures, the app is all about sharing photos with friends.  You can use the app's built-in photo editing tools to sketch and scribble over images....

  • Wacom Bamboo Stylus Mini designed for nimble-fingered scribblers on the go
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    Wacom Bamboo Stylus Mini designed for nimble-fingered scribblers on the go

    By 2 April 2013

    Those who want to be more creative with their tablet or smartphone's capacitive touchscreens will invariably want to use a stylus of some kind. However, like pens, they can often get lost, and may just be a little too fiddly to store about your body when...

  • Wacom 13-inch Cintiq Full HD pen display, a drawing tablet for the serious artist
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    Wacom 13-inch Cintiq Full HD pen display, a drawing tablet for the serious artist

    By 19 March 2013

    Wacom has announced the Cintiq 13HD pen display, which lets you draw to your heart's content at full 1080p resolution. Built with designers and artists in mind, this is the first proper pen-controlled display to boast such a high resolution. Its 16.7...

  • Wacom's Bamboo Manga tablet lets you create your own Manga movies
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    Wacom's Bamboo Manga tablet lets you create your own Manga movies

    By 15 October 2012

    Fans of iconic Japanese Manga comics can now recreate their favourite characters as well as penning their own, using Wacom's special-edition Manga Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet. The Bamboo Manga package comes with two pieces of editing software: Manga Studio...

  • Wacom Bamboo Stylus pocket pictures and hands-on
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    Wacom Bamboo Stylus pocket pictures and hands-on

    By 19 September 2012

    The Wacom Bambook Stylus pocket has been unleashed on to the tablet-toting world for anyone who just can't get things done with their finger. It's tough to improve upon something very successful, especially when it's really just a pen with a different...

  • Wacom has an Inkling that you'll like its new digital pen
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    Wacom has an Inkling that you'll like its new digital pen

    By 30 August 2011

    Wacom, specialist in all things digital-pen related, has announced its latest teched-up scribe - the Wacom Inkling. Designed with arty types in mind, the digital pen combines with a receiver that clips onto any type of pad meaning you can use normal paper...

  • Wacom Bamboo Stylus for iPad hands-on
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    Wacom Bamboo Stylus for iPad hands-on

    By 5 August 2011

    Having used and dismissed numerous iPad capacitive styluses (or styli, if you prefer), we were wondering if we'd ever find one that works with the tablet sufficiently, or whether we'd have to look at entirely different devices (HTC Flyer?) for applications...

  • Wacom Bamboo Stylus for iPad: Why wait for the HTC Flyer?
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    Wacom Bamboo Stylus for iPad: Why wait for the HTC Flyer?

    By 12 April 2011

    There's currently only one tablet about to hit the market, the HTC Flyer, that comes with a stylus to allow you to interact with it as stadard. But Wacom's come up with an alternative for Apple iPad 2 and iPad owners. The company has announced the...

  • Win tickets to the Gadget Show Live and a Bamboo tablet
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    Win tickets to the Gadget Show Live and a Bamboo tablet

    By 6 April 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with the Wacom Bamboo pen & touch tablet to offer readers the chance to win one of the market-leading tablets and tickets to the Gadget Show Live at the NEC in April. The Bamboo is the first interactive tablet combining multi-touch...

  • Wacom Bamboo Special Edition hands-on
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    Wacom Bamboo Special Edition hands-on

    By 13 February 2011

    Waaaaay back in 2009 Pocket-look took a look at the Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch, and heck - we kinda liked it. And when we heard that the company had released a new, Special Edition version of the Bamboo (in Apple-matching sexy-silver) - well, we just...

  • Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch  review
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    Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch review

    By 3 December 2009

    With the Apple busy educating us about touch interfaces, the possibility of a large A5 sized touchpad to accompany your desktop or laptop seems appealing, after all if your phone can multi-touch why not your computer? Can the Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch...

  • Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet   review
    Tablets 4.5 out of 5

    Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet review

    By 4 November 2009

    Anyone familiar with the use of graphics pad or tablet will know the more precise and controlled advantages offered by working on photos or video, say, with the more natural “drawing” interface a tablet allows than the blunt instrument that is a mouse...

  • VIDEO: Wacom launches Twitter drawing app
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    VIDEO: Wacom launches Twitter drawing app

    By 18 September 2009

    Wacom has launched an application for its Bamboo Dock software that allows users to create drawings to share on Twitter. The app - Drawtweet - works seamlessly, as you'd expect, with the company's range of drawing tablets. The company says: "Sometimes...

  • Wacom launches Intuos4 pen tablet
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    Wacom launches Intuos4 pen tablet

    By 25 March 2009

    Wacom has unveiled the Intuos4, a professional pen tablet system aimed at photographers, designers and artists. Boasting "new pen performance", the Intuos4 is said to be capable "of capturing the slightest nuance of pen pressure against the tablet surface",...

  • Axiotron announces updated Modbook
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    Axiotron announces updated Modbook

    By 5 December 2008

    Keeping with the times, Axiotron has updated its Mac tablet with system performance improvements and new features. The Modbook is created from a mix of Axiotron's hardware and software technology with a Wacom Penabled digitizer and an Apple MacBook. The...

  • Wacom to show off the future of touchscreen
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    Wacom to show off the future of touchscreen

    By 26 April 2008

    A new technology that promises to make the iPhone touchscreen interaction decided antique is being shown off in the US next month. The new technology, called Reversing Ramped Field Capacitive (RRFC) touch, has been developed by Wacom to help create a...

  • Wacom Cintiq 12WX interactive pen display review
    Online 4.5 out of 5

    Wacom Cintiq 12WX interactive pen display review

    By 31 March 2008

    Any graphics professional or computer artist will know a graphics tablet is as indispensable as the hand they use to draw with. Wacom’s introduction of the Cintiq range and now, specifically, the introduction of the Cintiq 12WX and reviewed here, is...

  • Wacom Bamboo Fun Medium Graphics Tablet review
    Online 4 out of 5

    Wacom Bamboo Fun Medium Graphics Tablet review

    By 18 March 2008

    If you find using a mouse a little awkward and less than natural, a good alternative is to use a graphics tablet as the pen allows you to work far more naturally than a mouse ever can. This latest version from Wacom is an entry-level device that lacks...

  • Wacom announce two new Cintiq models
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    Wacom announce two new Cintiq models

    By 5 December 2007

    Wacom has announced the introduction of two new members to the Cintiq family its touchscreen web tablets. The new models will be called the Cintiq 12WX and Cintiq 20WSX. The Cintiq 12WX is aimed at professional creators of digital content while the Cintiq...

  • Wacom launches Cintiq 12WX hybrid pen tablet
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    Wacom launches Cintiq 12WX hybrid pen tablet

    By 22 October 2007

    Wacom has launched the Cintiq 12WX, their first hybrid product combining a Cintiq interactive pen display with the portability of a traditional Intuos3 pen tablet, aimed at professional digital content creators undertaking tasks including storyboarding,...

  • Wacom Bamboo pen tablet review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Wacom Bamboo pen tablet review

    By 27 July 2007

    For most people, most of the time, using anything other than a combination of a keyboard and mouse is mostly useless. Alternative input devices come and go, but the killer combo firmly remain. Can the Wacom Bamboo change that? Not on its own, no. However,...