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Understood. I captured a pic for you then.

Lol, you beat me to it
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it was direct at apple haters and android lovers (the same group, people like you), so they can live in the illusion that we (the ones that freely CHOOSED apple) are some sort of inferior beings.

Meh. Not any more than the Mac commercials used to.
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Looked kind of desperate to me.



http://www.pcworld.com/article/24386...are_grows.html


"desperate".
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Originally Posted by greg30127 View Post

Ok, let's clear it up...

The stylus is not "the main input method" for the Note - it's included to be used with very specific functions such as adding hand written notes to photos, a built-in drawing tool with various pressure points (like a pad for a computer), etc. The screen is the same type of touch screen as any other smart phone, and you can use your finger for ANY of the phone's functions - the stylus is just included for those who want to use it for the very specific functions if they don't want to use their fingers - like a pen tablet on a computer. I've actually tried out one of these in beta form, and it's NOT like the old PDAs... it actually works quite well and the stylus adds to the functionality... not takes away from the way you already use a smart phone. I'll also point out that the camera on it is excellent as is the front camera and the screen.

The 5.3 inch screen is what might hurt this thing in the American market, though. Most people (men, especially), don't want to carry a tablet in their pants. Once you put a bumper or skin of some sort on the Note, it becomes just too big to carry in your pants pocket. Women will have an easier time since (most) have purses or handbags, and guys who use brief cases or backpacks may like it. Pants carriers, not so much. So it's not the stylus that's going to hurt this thing - it's the size (and maybe battery life, as at least on the beta, that huge screen sucks up the battery pretty quick).

I could maybe see this being popular in places like construction job sites, Realty, etc... where hand written notes and sketches/drawings are sometimes needed.

I'm not a brand loyal person. I own an iPad and love it, but use an Android phone, and might try a Windows Phone as my next one when the next gen comes out. Apple, Android, Windows... they're all good in their own ways. I just get tired of the back and forth bashing.

Excellent response to all those Apple fanboys. I love Apple too, but I didn't submit my soul to the company!! I have been using an Android phone since last year as I was extremely bored with the same-all-same iPhones. Apple needs to make really good changes to win me back.

The only negativity with Galaxy Note is the huge screen. And I agree, it may be more suitable for women than for men because of that.
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lol, you beat me to it


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post #166 of 336
Alright I guess you can, but doesn't mean you can't do it on Android.

And my main point is this.

The article reads:

"....the Note utilizes a stylus as a main form of input, supplementing the finger-based scheme made popular by the original iPhone."

This is complete bullshit. I used to think this site had some legitimacy until I read this. Most reviews on the Note so far have been spectacular, the writer is just jealous of this fact and is compelled to spread lies.
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/24386...are_grows.html


"desperate".

Hey what happened the quarter after that one?

Why don't you tell us, I'd like to know how Samsung did at holding on to the number one spot.

Edit:-

Using the same source you did I found this more current article.

Hint, you probably won't like it.
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post #168 of 336
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Capacitive pen = crayon, a lesson I learnt shortly after buying one for my iPhone 3G in 2008 used it for 10 minutes before realising just how useless they are.

The Note pen has pressure and a sharper tip so it has advantages over a capacitive pen but the results from a capacitive pen and brush are decent enough:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiUuU0rkoWo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaWloob8PVQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep3MfVM1Tuk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcexLVa_JN0

It seems as though the iPad has a way it can detect pressure but Apple hadn't opened the framework for developers:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/...awing-to-ipad/

Finger painting is ok too though:

http://andywyc.deviantart.com/gallery/

I think drawing on a phone, whether it's 3.5" or 5" with a stylus is not going to be something you'd want to do. Wacom would be better introducing compatibility with the Bluetooth Intuos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfsxYoVh9JM

Someone could even make a dock like the Asus Transformer but with a drawing tablet on the base.

As for the advert, I thought it was lacking vs the original one. They are running out of reasons to suggest why it's better than the iPhone. They are also going to split their own customer base because they've declared the Galaxy S2 was the next best thing and now it's the Note. People aren't going to buy both.
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boring, boring, boring.

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The Note pen has pressure and a sharper tip so it has advantages over a capacitive pen but the results from a capacitive pen and brush are decent enough:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiUuU0rkoWo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaWloob8PVQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep3MfVM1Tuk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcexLVa_JN0

It seems as though the iPad has a way it can detect pressure but Apple hadn't opened the framework for developers:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/...awing-to-ipad/

Finger painting is ok too though:

http://andywyc.deviantart.com/gallery/

I think drawing on a phone, whether it's 3.5" or 5" with a stylus is not going to be something you'd want to do. Wacom would be better introducing compatibility with the Bluetooth Intuos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfsxYoVh9JM

Someone could even make a dock like the Asus Transformer but with a drawing tablet on the base.

How much will it cost to replace it, if you lost it?
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post #171 of 336
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The ad was great. Entertaining and shows the audience who is hip with technology and who is not.

I think you meant to write "who is (about to break a) hip with technology"
post #172 of 336
I was less than impressed by the commercial. With that out of the way, I can see some immediate potential benefits to the Note.

We often need to do site surveys before designing/creating messaging and graphics for some of our clients, particularly in retail environments. Normally that entails both photos and hand-written notes. On some occasions the matching of notes to photos haven't been as clear as they were when originally surveyed. Doing mark-ups on the photos themselves could be a great asset. Now add the ability to do a quick sketch or proposed design while talking to the client and I'm seriously considering putting a Note in service at my business.

I agree with some of the other posters that the Samsung Note may not have a wide appeal, primarily due to it's size. That doesn't mean it doesn't have significant potential for business purposes. As someone else mentioned, real estate professionals, designers, contractors and others could put these to good use.
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post #173 of 336
The larger screen is cool, but this primary stylus input is not a welcomed blast from the past. It will be looked at as an antiquated pda, I'm thinking Palm Pilot or Nintendo Dsi. How lame.
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Originally Posted by Mac Voyer View Post

The best line in the commercial was also the biggest fail, and unspoken, only written. It said something to the effect: "The next big thing is already here." Directly followed by, "Coming soon."

I saw that and could not believe it. I laughed out loud. So Samsung-ish

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The larger screen is cool, but this primary stylus input is not a welcomed blast from the past. It will be looked at as an antiquated pda, I'm thinking Palm Pilot or Nintendo Dsi. How lame.

The input is not primarily by stylus. It's an error in the article, inadvertant I'm sure.

EDIT: AI has edited and re-worded the article this morning, now saying the stylus is a main form of input rather than primary.
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And my main point is this.

The article reads:

"....the Note utilizes a stylus as a main form of input, supplementing the finger-based scheme made popular by the original iPhone."

This is complete bullshit. I used to think this site had some legitimacy until I read this. Most reviews on the Note so far have been spectacular, the writer is just jealous of this fact and is compelled to spread lies.

Well call me a fanboy, but I don't really see what's the problem with that statement, except for the fact that (as it turns out) the stylus is not the _primary_ input method for the Galaxy Note.

As much as you probably disagree, I actually think you can safely say that it was the iPhone who made finger-based touchscreens popular. That doesn't mean Apple invented capacitive touchscreens, or that it was first to market using them, but it's hard to argue that the iPhone wasn't the first massively popular device that actually made good use of finger-based touch inputs, thanks to the fact that it was running the first mobile OS that was built for finger control from the ground up. 99% of all touch screen devices sold when the iPhone was released were using resistive screens, and it took about a year before they really hit mainstream for any of the other manufacturers.
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Oh my... what a stupid, stupid commercial.
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That'd be nice. Not really interested in the current generation of Android tablets though.

I have an iPad 2, but someone gave me a Tab 10.1 for Christmas. It's hard to put the iPad down, but harder to pick the Tab 10.1 up. After nearly 2 months, there is No decent software that I have found to install on it.

At New Year's 2011 I searched for "Best apps for galaxy tab 10.1", and the best and most recent link that Google's search could find was an article published 5 months earlier in JULY.

I have tried three downloadable "market" apps that are supposed to replace the standard Android market for more specialized apps focusing on tablets....guess what - there still isn't anything worth downloading.

So just a few months after the release of the Tab 10.1 what are the websites talking about - the upcoming launch of the Galaxy Nexus..... like they had already forgotten about the Tab 10.1

So the hardware might be good (at least on paper), but the poor user experience, the nearly non-existent app ecosystem and lack of supervision of the app market, the risk of viruses, the overall lack of care for customer satisfaction, make Samsung's tablets expensive paper weights.

On the one hand, I'm glad I didn't buy it, on the other hand, I feel sad that someone wasted their money buying it for me.
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post #179 of 336
For me Apple still has a few products left to show. The commercial was a bit over the top. Don't get me wrong I like Apple and have used them since my first 30gb iPod. If it were not for Apple we wouldn't see the competition we see today. Will Apple always stay in the lead I dont know. All of these other companys are trying in a sense to 1-up Apple and Apple has been smart and innovative enough to stay ahead of its competition, heck of even itself. Would the other company's like Samsung or google come up with these type of products if not for Apple doing them first. Just cause your doing what the other person is doing doesn't mean you'll get ahead, you may get close to, but not quite. I will wait and see until Apple shows the rumored iPad 3 and iPhone 5.
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Well call me a fanboy, but I don't really see what's the problem with that statement, except for the fact that (as it turns out) the stylus is not the _primary_ input method for the Galaxy Note.

As much as you probably disagree, I actually think you can safely say that it was the iPhone who made finger-based touchscreens popular. That doesn't mean Apple invented capacitive touchscreens, or that it was first to market using them, but it's hard to argue that the iPhone wasn't the first massively popular device that actually made good use of finger-based touch inputs, thanks to the fact that it was running the first mobile OS that was built for finger control from the ground up. 99% of all touch screen devices sold when the iPhone was released were using resistive screens, and it took about a year before they really hit mainstream for any of the other manufacturers.

So LG Prada had a capacitive screen before iphone, Jobs stole Jeff Han's multi-touch, and lied about macbook being the thinnest laptop, but what does that have to do with the article?
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1) I think a lot of you are missing the point about the stylus. It's not a stylus in place of a capacitance touchscreen nor a stylus in place or your finger(s) as the main input method, it's simply a stylus with Wacom digitiser that allows for fine detail drawing and writing.

I think Apple will add this because there is an intrinsic usefulness but they need to also include the digitiser in order to make it useful. Older devices with resistive touchscreens weren't capacitive (obviously) nor were designed for general use without a stylus. This is what is Jobs was talking about, not that a finger is better than a stylus in every function.

Samsung has clearly beaten Apple to market with a sensitive Wacom digitiser on a capacitance touchscreen. It'll be interesting to see a review of any cost, thickness, power usage or performance (compared to other digitisers) that the Note for including this feature.

Also, how much do people really need a stylus? While it's nice to include the feature I'm not sure having the pen in the device is a great idea. I'd like for Apple to include the digitiser, plus any iOS APIs, and then sell the pens (or let 3rd-parties sell the pens) separately.

2) I liked that ad. I like that song from The Darkness. For a Super Bowl ad it was exciting and flashy. I'm not sure what consumer will look at the Note and think "I want device that is 1/10th the display area of the iPad but still won't fit my front pocket." Samsung is playing a touch game trying to appeal to those with money — the Note isn't cheap — but those that also hate Apple. However, I think the Apple market is really an easy misdirect, their primary goal is pull business from other Android-based vendors, which they are excelling at since they are the only truly profitable Android-based vendor.

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i watched the game and looking forward to the commercials. but when this came on, I tuned out when the guy caught the guitar. I thought it was a commercial for Guitar Center or something, and not till I saw this article, did I find out it was for Samsung. Very lame ad.

I kind of guessed what is was but kept quiet, the group I was with we're asking each other what it was all about. What a waste of money!
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So LG Prada had a capacitive screen before iphone, Jobs stole Jeff Han's multi-touch, and lied about macbook being the thinnest laptop, but what does that have to do with the article?

Prada officially announced their single-capacitence phone before the iPhone, but looking at the level of HW and SW sophistication and how capacitence touchscrens date back to the 1960s it's clear that Apple had capacitive screens for the iPhone before the LG Prada.

Apple bought FingerWorks. if you're claiming that FingerWorks stole from Jeff Han then you should back up your slander.

The MacBook Air wasn't the thinnest notebook at the time of its release? Back that up, too. Remember, your going after a basic marketing slogan, not a statement that is qualified so you can't use the Pedion since it wasn't on the market in 2008. Also not that thinness isn't qualified so even though the Pedion from 1998 was slightly thinner in its thickest point it wasn't even close to the thinnest in its thinnest or when consider the overall volume thinness of the casing. Again, attacking a basic marketing claim is likely not going to make you sound intelligent.

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Seriously a stylus? That's exactly what we need, because using our fingers as a stylus has been a failure lol

yet artists advanced past finger paints and developed....brushes. finger painting isn't bad but some people need a little more control over what they are doing. so what if this does both?
what they should have done is just take the old apple 'lemmings' commercial and used it as their own. Apple has the lemmings now.
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Prada officially announced their single-capacitence phone before the iPhone, but looking at the level of HW and SW sophistication and how capacitence touchscrens date back to the 1960s it's clear that Apple had capacitive screens for the iPhone before the LG Prada.

Apple bought FingerWorks. if you're claiming that FingerWorks stole from Jeff Han then you should back up your slander.

The MacBook Air wasn't the thinnest notebook at the time of its release? Back that up, too.

NY Times:
http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/...-touch-screen/

Wired:
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2008/01/mitsubishi-pedi/
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Strike 1

And strike 2.

You really want to go for strike 3?

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Well call me a fanboy, but I don't really see what's the problem with that statement, except for the fact that (as it turns out) the stylus is not the _primary_ input method for the Galaxy Note.

That's the problem with the statement. If it said "the ad primarily featured the stylus as the main form of input" I could see where one could get that conclusion, but to say that it's the primary input method for the Note is deceptive.

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Strike 1

And strike 2.

You really want to go for strike 3?

And if you want to believe the iphone was invented in 1960, sure why not iphone came before LG Prada. Happy? Gotta go for a few hours, will be back.
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That thing was too big to be a phone and too small to be a tablet. IMO. The whole thing is stupid.
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And if you want to believe the iphone was invented in 1960, sure why not iphone came before LG Prada. Happy? Gotta go for a few hours, will be back.

I mention capacitance touchscreens date back to the 60s yet you automatically associate capacitance touchscreens with the iPhone per your comment above. WTF is wrong with you?

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Ok, let's clear it up...

The stylus is not "the main input method" for the Note - it's included to be used with very specific functions such as adding hand written notes to photos, a built-in drawing tool with various pressure points (like a pad for a computer), etc. The screen is the same type of touch screen as any other smart phone, and you can use your finger for ANY of the phone's functions - the stylus is just included for those who want to use it for the very specific functions if they don't want to use their fingers - like a pen tablet on a computer. I've actually tried out one of these in beta form, and it's NOT like the old PDAs... it actually works quite well and the stylus adds to the functionality... not takes away from the way you already use a smart phone. I'll also point out that the camera on it is excellent as is the front camera and the screen.

The 5.3 inch screen is what might hurt this thing in the American market, though. Most people (men, especially), don't want to carry a tablet in their pants. Once you put a bumper or skin of some sort on the Note, it becomes just too big to carry in your pants pocket. Women will have an easier time since (most) have purses or handbags, and guys who use brief cases or backpacks may like it. Pants carriers, not so much. So it's not the stylus that's going to hurt this thing - it's the size (and maybe battery life, as at least on the beta, that huge screen sucks up the battery pretty quick).

I could maybe see this being popular in places like construction job sites, Realty, etc... where hand written notes and sketches/drawings are sometimes needed.

I'm not a brand loyal person. I own an iPad and love it, but use an Android phone, and might try a Windows Phone as my next one when the next gen comes out. Apple, Android, Windows... they're all good in their own ways. I just get tired of the back and forth bashing.


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I think the anti-pen crowd (including the late Steven P Jobs) has missed the point entirely. And such is reasonable in light of the fact that Steve Jobs wasn't always right. Yes, he's right to prioritize touch. No question. But he was wrong to assume that no one would ever need or want to use a pen in those cases (however rare one wishes to argue they are) that one needs precision.

Honestly, I would love to have an iOS device that lets me focus on touch manipulation 95% of the time, but then gives me the power to use a pressure sensitive pen or paint brush to do some dazzling creative stuff. And giving me that power is by no means "bringing back the pen" or "doing something that has failed in the past." What failed in the past were devices that prioritized the pen over touch. What has made the iPad and iPhone a success was Steve Jobs insistence that TOUCH get the priority. The problem is that Steve was so adamant about touch that he refused to give thought to anyone ever wanting a pen for any reason. His sheer hatred for the pen/stylus drove him to insanity. His iOS devices are insanely great, but the insanity pertains to the parts he left out -- parts that we don't notice at first, but over time we start to desire.

The good news is that all Apple has to do to deflate Samsung's pride is just secretly add support for pressure sensitive pen devices. That would not be what Steve Jobs would have done. But then again, Steve Jobs himself wanted Apple execs to make their own decisions so Apple wouldn't become like Disney after their founder died, perpetually asking "what would Walt have done in this situation." Apple should gauge consumer demand for such features and then go for it. They have nothing to lose in doing so, and it's not like everyone will stop focusing on touch and go with a pen primarily. The pen has it's place, and it shouldn't be completely ignored.


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1) I think a lot of you are missing the point about the stylus. It's not a stylus in place of a capacitance touchscreen nor a stylus in place or your finger(s) as the main input method, it's simply a stylus with Wacom digitiser that allows for fine detail drawing and writing.


Oops, you guys appear to have made sensible, balanced posts!

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That thing was too big to be a phone and too small to be a tablet. IMO. The whole thing is stupid.

I think the size is stupid but a digitiser on a capacitance touchscreen is a great idea.

If Apple really wants the iPad to replace all textbooks then a digitiser is needed for detailed pen input across many subjects.

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I think the anti-pen crowd (including the late Steven P Jobs) has missed the point entirely. And such is reasonable in light of the fact that Steve Jobs wasn't always right. Yes, he's right to prioritize touch. No question. But he was wrong to assume that no one would ever need or want to use a pen in those cases (however rare one wishes to argue they are) that one needs precision.

If Apple adds a digitiser the anti-Apple crowd is going have a field day due to Jobs's comment (and with Samsung beating Apple to market), but I don't think Jobs meant that a pen should never be used over your fingers. I think Jobs meant that it shouldn't be the primary input method for a handheld device... and he's right.

Are there any Android SDK APIs for the digitiser at this point? That's the beauty of Apple, they don't simply drop in HW without any SW support to go with it. I doubt that Apple would add a digitiser without making it easy for developers to create beautiful and useful apps that can efficiently use the HW.

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I think Apple will add this because there is an intrinsic usefulness but they need to also include the digitiser in order to make it useful. Older devices with resistive touchscreens weren't capacitive (obviously) nor were designed for general use without a stylus. This is what is Jobs was talking about, not that a finger is better than a stylus in every function.

Samsung has clearly beaten Apple to market with a sensitive Wacom digitiser on a capacitance touchscreen. It'll be interesting to see a review of any cost, thickness, power usage or performance (compared to other digitisers) that the Note for including this feature.

I think Apple doesn't see the point of having Stylus for the phone. Period. (and that when Steve Yucked about Stylus (at iPhone event).

For iPad, I think Apple waiting for retina display first. Remember when you write on retina display it will be just like you write on paper. No jagged edge. When it can be lagless, and CPU & battery allows, we will see this on iPad.
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I think Apple doesn't see the point of having Stylus for the phone. Period. (and that when Steve Yucked about Stylus (at iPhone event).

If they add a digitizer to the iPad I can see them adding it to the iPhone as well. They might not advertising it because they find it to be a fringe use feature, but if the cost (across all usages of the word) are low I can see it happening.

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For iPad, I think Apple waiting for retina display first. Remember when you write on retina display it will be just like you write on paper. No jagged edge. When it can be lagless, and CPU & battery allows, we will see this on iPad.

That makes sense.

I have tried to find a detailed review of the Note to see what the digitiser costs (in price) to be added to the display, and if there are any hits to usability or performance by including it. Examples might be slow digitising compared to other Wacom devices, excessive power usage, and dimmer backlight due to digitiser effects on the panel. I'm not saying any of these are happening just wondering what the cons are to this new feature.

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Are there any Android SDK APIs for the digitiser at this point? That's the beauty of Apple, they don't simply drop in HW without any SW support to go with it. I doubt that Apple would add a digitiser without making it easy for developers to create beautiful and useful apps that can efficiently use the HW.

Yes sir. Android already has the API's in place.

"Full support for stylus input events, including tilt and distance axes, pressure, and related motion event properties. To help applications distinguish motion events from different sources, the platform adds distinct tool types for stylus, finger, mouse, and eraser. For improved input from multi-button pointing devices, the platform now provides distinct primary, secondary, and tertiary buttons, as well as back and forward buttons. Hover-enter and hover-exit events are also added, for improved navigation and accessibility. Developers can build on these new input features to add powerful interactions to their apps, such as precise drawing and gesturing, handwriting and shape recognition, improved mouse input, and others."

EDIT: I noticed Samsung also released their own Samsung Note-specific SDK back in November. Some reports indicate that the same S-Pen stylus will be used with the next Samsung tablet release.
http://innovator.samsungmobile.com/d...1&cntsId=10210
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Yes sir. Android already has the API's in place.

"Full support for stylus input events, including tilt and distance axes, pressure, and related motion event properties. To help applications distinguish motion events from different sources, the platform adds distinct tool types for stylus, finger, mouse, and eraser. For improved input from multi-button pointing devices, the platform now provides distinct primary, secondary, and tertiary buttons, as well as back and forward buttons. Hover-enter and hover-exit events are also added, for improved navigation and accessibility. Developers can build on these new input features to add powerful interactions to their apps, such as precise drawing and gesturing, handwriting and shape recognition, improved mouse input, and others."

Thanks.

That's new with version 4.0, right? But the Note comes with Android 2.3.6 so Samsung made their own or scalped that part from Android 4.0 and then added it their Note?

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Thanks.

That's new with version 4.0, right? But the Note comes with Android 2.3.6 so Samsung made their own or scalped that part from Android 4.0 and then added it their Note?

See my edit above.
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That makes sense.

Well, I even think an iPad that you can write will kill half of the notebook market. Remember when we only have papers and typewriter? Not much people go with typewriter. If iPad can make writing cool again...
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