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Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 gets major new S Pen features with an update

When it comes to Android tablets, Samsung's Galaxy Tab S7 is inarguably one of the best experiences you can get. Just a month ago, the Korean OEM rolled out the latest iteration of its custom Android skin to the flagship tablet in the form of One UI 3.1, which brought in a bunch of new...

Samsung can do better than an optional S Pen for the Galaxy S21 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series has just launched, and in tow came the S21 Ultra — one of the most feature-packed Android smartphones ever released. Filled to the brim with flagship specifications, it has pretty much anything you could ever want in a phone. With rumors that the Note series might be axed this year,...

Best styluses for the Galaxy S21 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series has just launched, and the trio of new smartphones are packed full of useful features. The Galaxy S21 Ultra packs the most goodies, and one feature that it packs is S-Pen support - the first S series from Samsung to support it. With reports of the Note series potentially axed,...

How does the S-Pen support on the Galaxy S21 series work?

The Samsung Galaxy S21 series has just launched, and we know pretty much everything already that there is to know. With the Samsung Galaxy Note series reportedly axed, many were worried that there would no longer be any flagship Samsung smartphones that support a stylus. Thankfully, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series does support the S-Pen... kind...

Samsung confirms the S Pen is coming to more Galaxy devices

The S Pen has been a part of Samsung’s mobile portfolio for years, and it’s gaining support for a new device in the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Turns out, that won’t be the only new handset to feature S Pen support, as Samsung has more planned for the accessory. In a statement to SamMobile, a company spokesperson...

Samsung will release an S Pen Pro for the Galaxy S21 Ultra later this year

Samsung on Thursday announced the Galaxy S21 Ultra is launching with S Pen support. Unfortunately, the optional $40 accessory doesn't have Bluetooth, which means it won’t support features like air gestures. But don’t fret, because Samsung confirmed it will release an S Pen Pro later this year with support for Bluetooth and air gestures. If you...

FCC docs confirm Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra will support S Pen

The hype around Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S21 series is real. Thanks to a steady stream of leaks over the past few months, we know pretty much everything there’s to know about the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra, including their specifications and probable pricing. We have also been hearing rumors that Samsung...

Samsung Galaxy S21, Z Fold 3 to feature S Pen support as Note line reportedly discontinued

2020 was a strong year for Samsung, with its three main lineups — the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold series — all drawing overall positive reactions. But look deeper and you will start to notice that some of the lines between these series have...

Tasker lets you intercept Samsung S Pen gestures to do whatever you want

Samsung’s S Pen is a powerful tool for getting work done, whether you’re jotting down notes, marking up documents, or using gestures within apps. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could customize what the gestures do? With Tasker, you can. João Dias, the developer of Tasker, discovered how to intercept the gesture events triggered by the...

Samsung sells the Galaxy Note 20’s S Pen for $40, in case you need a replacement

The Samsung Galaxy Note series has distinguished itself from the flagship Galaxy S series with the handy S Pen, so much so that it has become a vital part of the Note user experience. With the Galaxy Note 20 series, Samsung introduced a new S Pen that boasts of a very low 9ms latency on...

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20’s S Pen can reportedly act as a pointer

Samsung recently revealed that its next Galaxy Unpacked event will be held on August 5th. At the event, the company is expected to announce the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, the Galaxy Note 20 series, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Tab S7, along with accessories like the Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Buds Live. While...

The Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 reportedly won’t have an S Pen because of technical limitations

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is arguably one of the most innovative phones in the past decade. It was the first publicly available mass-market foldable phone and was easily my favorite phone. In my review of the phone, I called it the future of smartphones. This future is fantastic and foldable, but this foldable future is still...