Tag Archive: ‘Pencil’


Jony Ive: Why Apple Pencil won’t replace your finger on iPad Pro

Given that Apple Pencil critics love to whip out Steve Jobs’ quote about how, “If you see a stylus [on the iPad], they blew it,” it was always going to take a require a good reason for Apple to adopt the stylus, as it did for the iPad Pro. In a new interview for design […]

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Apple Pencil is faster on the draw than Microsoft’s rival stylus

The iPad Pro has received lukewarm reviews, but one thing no reviewer’s failed to be amazed by is the Apple Pencil stylus — which Cupertino has advertised as a “highly responsive” input method with “virtually no lag.” But exactly how responsive is the Pencil compared to rival products like the stylus for Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 4? Journalist […]

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How to use iPad Pro while you wait for your Apple Pencil

We’re all excited to start unlocking the full potential of the iPad Pro, but we have a problem: We can’t really start doing that until we can get our hands on the Apple Pencil stylus that the company swears will change how we draw virtual lines forever. As of this writing, it’s showing a four […]

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Jony Ive explains why Apple Pencil is unlike any other stylus

In what seems to be less of a rare occurrence these days, Chief Design Officer of Apple Jony Ive gave an interview  about the iPad Pro for launch day. Specifically, he talks about the infamous optional accessory called the Apple Pencil. Being that most people at first glance will see this as an overpriced, $ 100 stylus, it’s fair […]

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Tim Cook insists Apple Pencil is not a mere stylus

Tim Cook loves the new iPad Pro so much it’s the only product he travels with now, other than his iPhone. In a new interview talking about the benefits of the new big-screened iPad, the Apple CEO trumpeted the iPad Pro’s productivity thanks to new multi-tasking software in iOS 9 complimented by the new keyboard […]

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Pencil artist makes his point with amazing new book

The art that flows from Salavat Fidai’s pencils actually never leaves the pencils. A curvy stallion, a row of circus elephants or the Eiffel Tower remain on the tips of pencils thanks to Fidai’s steady hand and patient craft knife that carves the soft lead into a sculptural symbol easily recognized in the most unexpected […]

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Somebody finally figured out where you can stick your Apple Pencil

When Apple enthusiastically introduced to the Apple Pencil in September, it left out one little detail – where we are supposed to put it. SteelConnect, a company known for designing smart watch accessories, has come up with with a pencil holder that connects to the new iPad Pro. The Quarter provides a way to store […]

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You’ll want this pretty leather sleeve for your iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

Well that didn’t take very long. A little over a week after Apple announces the iPad Pro with Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories, a leather sleeve has emerged on Kickstarter to nicely pair your new 12.9-inch tablet with the stylus. The new Pad & Pencil is a snazzy case for your iPad Pro made […]

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Why Apple Pencil blows away Wacom Cintiq

This is a guest post by Linda Dong, a graphics expert and former designer at Apple. A lot of hesitation (or dismissal) of the new Apple Pencil seems to stem from people’s belief that the Wacom Cintiq, currently regarded as the pinnacle of professional drawing stylus/surface design, is superior in performance and design at a […]

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iPad Pro seduces Twitter but Apple Pencil gets the shaft

If there was one thing heard across Twitter during today’s Apple announcements, it was the sound of money being sucked from wallets. The introduction of an iPad 2, a more interactive Apple TV and the upgraded iPhone 6s generated tons of spending declarations on Twitter and in the posts written in another language, the exclamation […]

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