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These are the Best Pens for the Surface Duo 2: Microsoft, Renaisser, Ankace, and more!

Along with some Surface PCs, Microsoft has just launched the Surface Duo 2, the successor to its flagship folding phone from last year. The Surface Duo was a unique phone in the sense that it had two displays attached with a hinge. It was Microsoft's first attempt at making a smartphone after the entire Windows...

Samsung S Pen Pro Review: One stylus to rule the Galaxies

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 takes the already excellent Fold 2 and adds a bunch of refinement and polish, including sturdier materials, water-proofing, and stylus input support. The first two upgrades are immediately noticeable the minute you begin using the Galaxy Z Fold 3. But to use a stylus — better known as the...

Best USI pens for laptops, Chromebooks, and tablets in 2021

The Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) defines industry-wide standards for interoperable communication between an active stylus and touch-enabled devices, such as phones, tablets, and computing and entertainment platforms. Thus far, there are quite a few solid USI pens available on the market, but they're a bit pricier than the old-school capacitive styli. Writing with a USI...

LG V60 and its Dual Screen attachment support Active Stylus pens

The LG V60 ThinQ was recently introduced and launched to the wider public as LG's newest flagship smartphone. We recently went hands-on with it, and we found it to be a reliable flagship smartphone that is decently priced. While the phone itself doesn't have many "wow" factors, it does come with a Dual Screen attachment,...

The Moto Z4 apparently supports styluses like the Microsoft Surface Pen

Stylus support in smartphones is not a common feature. The most notable devices with stylus support are obviously the Samsung Galaxy Note series, but we haven't seen it in many other handsets. Apparently, the Moto Z4 has support for stylus', but Motorola didn't make a big deal about it. Moto Z4 XDA Forums The Moto Z4 was...

New Chromebook code-named “Hatch” will have Intel’s Comet Lake, fingerprint scanner, stylus, and backlit keyboard

While Android tablets seem to be a dying breed, Chromebooks are thriving more than ever. What was once an exclusively affordable device has now branched out to the premium market and with that, we are seeing a number of new products hitting the market. Late last year there were reports of a new Chromebook that...

[Update: Black and Brown] Samsung Galaxy Note 9 leaks in Lilac Purple and Coral Blue

As the launch event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 draws ever closer, leaks are starting to appear with more frequency. We already know a lot about its souped-up S Pen, including the ability to take photos and control your music. That's not all though, as you can create your own shortcuts, use it to...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 S Pen features confirmed via Galaxy Tab S4 firmware

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is launching in just under 3 weeks, which means it's time for the leaks to start intensifying. The S Pen on the Samsung Galaxy Note series of smartphones is what makes the Note, well, the Note. This year's upgrade of the Galaxy Note series is going to include an updated,...

Snapdragon 845 Chromebook likely has a Wacom pressure sensitive smart stylus

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 powered Chromebook likely has a Wacom pressure sensitive smart stylus, according to a commit made on the Chromium Gerrit. We already knew it was likely going to include a stylus, but this is not your regular stylus. Wacom provides some of the world's leading technology in interactive pen displays and styluses. This...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 render reveals few changes from the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is just a little under a month away from launching. The leaks so far have included a 4,000 mah battery capacity, an unofficial 3D render of the phone, and S-Pen upgrades. Now, AndroidHeadlines has obtained a press render of the front of the device. This picture confirms the inclusion of...

The Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 has an upgraded Intel chip for $499

It has been almost a year and a half since Samsung announced the Samsung Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus. The Chromebook Pro gets most of the attention since it has more impressive specs, but the Chromebook Plus is still a great device. In fact, it was the second Chromebook to get Linux apps. Samsung has...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 renders show dual rear cameras and fingerprint scanner

Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series are always some of the most hyped-up phones of the year. We are almost in the second half of 2018, so it's right about time to see what Samsung has to offer again. We already saw the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9+ earlier this year. The...