is a new stylus designed to overcome the iPad's lack of touch sensitivity, taking care of pressure, angle, erasing and palm rejection. It's $75 at Amazon
and comes in black and brown.
It only works properly with Paper, mind you, though that's a pretty great app.
Pencil's expressive features like Erase and Blend are only available when Pencil is connected with Paper. However, Pencil will work well as a passive (not connected) stylus on any standard touchscreen.
Note that Pencil’s expressive features also only work on iPads with retina displays, (iPad generation 3 or 4, iPad Air) or iPad mini.
As it has to do all of the work itself, in the stylus, it's a fully-fledged, battery-powered gadget in its own right rather than a Wacom-style affair. It charges by USB port and supposedly lasts a month on a charge.
This week’s top deals from the Boing Boing Store range from lobster to wine to desk organization. 1. Get Maine Lobster (50% Off)With these discounted packages from Get Maine Lobster, you can experience the sweet, fresh flavor of world-renowned Maine lobster right at your own dinner table. There are four options to choose from, each at […]
Nothing is more frustrating than needing to edit or sign a PDF and not having access to the original document. That’s why PDFpenPRO is a must-have app in our books.With this extremely useful app, you can merge, markup, and create PDF documents without ever having to convert your PDFs into word processor file formats. Type directly onto […]
From self-driving cars to stock market predicting software to the recommendations you get on Amazon and Netflix, machine learning is at the core of modern technology. You could find yourself building technology that is literally changing the world with the skills you’ll learn in The Complete Machine Learning Bundle. This bundle of 10 courses includes 406 lessons that will teach […]