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Samsung patents ultrasound stylus tech in Korea

It seems that Samsung might be eying a rather big shift in how it implements its S Pen technology. The Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service or KIPRIS has just published the manufacturer's patent application for a technology that utilizes ultrasound waves in order to pinpoint the location and state of a stylus when used with a mobile device such as a smartphone.

Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid hands-on

Wacom introduced the Cintiq Companion Hybrid during IFA and as such, we made sure to check it out for some hands-on coverage. This tablet is running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor. It will work with a Mac or Windows computer and will also serve as an Android tablet when unplugged from the computer.

Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid unveiled, two-in-one Android tablet for creative pursuits

Early this month, Wacom teased us with a video of its "Next Big Thing" slotted for August 20, with rumors of a true, standalone tablet in the works. Wacom has now laid rumors to rest and announced a new line of tablets for mobile creatives. The Cintiq Companion and the Cintiq Companion Hybrid tablets give professional artists and hobbyists the ability to remain productive even while on the go.

Samsung highlights the Galaxy Note’s Wacom digitizer

By now you probably know about the Samsung Galaxy Note's most distinctive feature, that enormous 5.3-inch, 1280 x 800 Super AMOLED screen. Samsung isn't playing down the Note's tablet aspirations, and has included a capacitive stylus - but it's a little different from the one on the HTC Flyer and other third-party styli we've seen before. Namely, it uses Wacom's digitizer technology, not only for superior accuracy, but for advanced pen input features.