Instead of having to carry your iPad stylus along with a mouse/trackpad everywhere you go, why not carry just one thing? That's exactly the biggest selling point of a cool Adonit stylus so we have asked our videographer, Harris Craycraft, to create a video to tell you all about it.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday published a bunch of newly granted patents for Apple, and among them is one that describes an apparent next-generation Apple Pencil stylus that includes haptic feedback and supports both the iPhone and iPad.
The iPadOS 14 software brings nearly a dozen cool new handwriting features with the Apple Pencil, including Scribble for iPad. Here's our video walkthrough of what we think are the eight most compelling Apple Pencil improvements available with the iPadOS 14 update.
The iPadOS software brings new Apple Pencil capabilities that make using that Apple stylus even more natural and seamless than before, almost like writing on a piece of paper.
According to people familiar with the development of macOS 10.15, the next major version of Apple's desktop operating system, the software may ship with a cool new feature akin to Luna Display that would make it easy to turn your iPad into an external display for your Mac.
Cedric M. from Frisco, Texas, a passionate Apple fan, wanted his second-generation Pencil to resemble a real graphite thing so he sandpapered the plastic to create a wood-like texture. He then used some synthetic fabric dye along with a bit of paint for the realistic coloring.
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“If you see a stylus, they blew it,” Steve Jobs famously quipped during the January 2007 iPhone introduction while showing off the handset's multi-touch user interface.
Samsung at today's media event officially announced an eighth-generation Note with a water-resistant S Pen stylus, a narrower body, a dual-camera setup with optical image stabilization and 2x optical zoom (or 10x digital zoom) on both wide angle and telephoto lenses, a 6.3-inch (without accounting for the rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio that's curved on the sides like on Galaxy S8 and more.
You know how Apple Pencil is weighted to prevent rolling and how it always stops rolling with the word “Pencil” facing upward on its metal band? Well, Apple's attention attention to detail doesn't stop at the stylus.
Today, we have Apple's brand new leather case for Apple Pencil put through its paces by our resident video editor Andrew O'Hara. In his hands-on video, Andrew finds that the case has been designed to prevent rolling and broken tips.
And while you can put your stylus with the bottom part in first, it won't be stuck inside the case because the body is soft: you just squeeze it down the tube until it comes out.
And here it is.
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“This simple leather secures the cap, prevents it from rolling off your desk, and keeps the tip from being damaged,” says Andrew in the video.
Apple's case for Apple Pencil is available in Saddle Brown, Taupe, Midnight Blue and Black finishes. Priced at $29 a pop and currently shipping in 1-2 weeks, it can be grabbed from Apple's web store. The price is a bit on the high-side, but then again—this isn't an ordinary, sloppily designed stylus case.