MSI Summit E16 Flip is a thin and light business convertible with NVIDIA graphics

The new MSI Summit E16 Flip is a convertible laptop with a 16 inch QHD+ touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, support for an active pen, and support for up to an Intel Core i7 Tiger Lake processor and optional NVIDIA GeForce RTX series graphics. But MSI says all that horsepower is packed into a compact design: […]

Microsoft’s new Surface Pen is better, faster… and sold separately from the Surface Pro tablet

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro tablet may be a modest upgrade over the previous model, but one component has received a major update: the Surface Pen. The new Surface Pen is more sensitive, introduces tilt detection for shading, and offers what Microsoft says is a more paper-like writing experience with virtually no lag. There’s just one catch: […]

Toshiba’s new dynaPad is a 12 inch 2-in-1 tablet with a Wacom pen

Toshiba’s 12.5 inch convertible Satellite Radius 12 isn’t the company’s only new 2-in-1 Windows PC. The company also introduced a new dynaPad tablet in Japan. The tablet has a 12 inch display and a detachable keyboard dock. But it’s stand-out feature is probably its support for pen input. The Toshiba dynaPad comes with a Wacom Active […]

Microsoft buys digital pen tech from N-trig, maker of the Surface Pen

There are (at least) two things that set Microsoft’s Surface tablets apart from Apple’s iPads and most Android tablets. First, they run Windows. Second, they can work with an optional Surface Pen which lets you write, draw, or hover over icons, text, or other items as if you were using a mouse. Microsoft designs its […]

Universal Stylus Initiative aims to simplify your choice of digital pens

A group of technology companies including Intel, Wacom, Synaptics, and Lenovo want to make it easier for you to buy a digital pen and know that it’ll work with your tablet of choice… eventually. The companies are forming a new organization called the Universal Stylus Iniative (USI) which hopes to create an promote an industry […]