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A (non-ink) pen used as an input device on either a graphics-tablet or touch-screen.

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Use the phone stylus/digitizer as a PC input method

I would like to use my Samsung Note; taking advantage of its digitizer; as a input device of the desktop pc. I suppose the question/answer can also apply to other brands and the touch screen. Is it ...
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Touchscreen gets disabled when I put the palm on screen

Actually I wanted to write some notes on my 'Android' tablet Name: Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab Model: Lenovo YT-X705X Model no. - ZA540019IN Android version: 10 But I found that whenever I rest my palm in ...
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Could Static Electricity interfere with HP Pavilion Active Pen?

My HP Active Pen worked for two months with my new HP Pavilion x360. They are sold together. Then it stopped. I changed batteries and it worked again, for a day or two. Then it stopped. Changed ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite Tablet Pen: Palm Rejection in Android

I recently bought the Samsung Galaxy S6 Lite Tablet (Android). It has an S Pen included which works great and I get palm rejection with the in built Samsung app and also in Squid. But when I use other ...
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Smoothing active capacitive stylus lines, LG G pad X

No idea if this is the right place to post this, since I don't know if the problem is my OS (android 6.0), stylus (Xiron active capacitive), software, or screen. My stylus makes very jerky/wavy lines, ...
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How do I know if my phone's touchscreen supports Electro Magnetic Resonance (EMR) technology?

I am planning to start sketching on my Android Device - Nokia 6.1 Plus - using Apps like AutoDesk SketchBook, Bamboo Paper or Adobe Sketch. For that I am thinking of buying a stylus - Noris Digital. ...
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S-Pen only (touch screen disabled)?

I take hand written notes on my Samsung Tablet S3, as well as my Samsung Note 8 phone, using the S Pen. Both are on Android 9. Palm rejection and other accidental touches are mostly rejected, but ...
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Significant latency with touch/stylus tracking when using notetaking/sketch apps?

I am using a Adonit Jot Pro stylus for sketching and hand writing notes. On my Nexus 5X and even more so on my iPad Air (2013 or 2014), the responsiveness to the stylus is acceptable and/or great. On ...
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Are there any Marshmallow-compatible bluetooth styli?

I've bought a Nexus 9 as a gift for my daughter for Xmas. After reading that Android M added native support for Bluetooth styli, I'm looking to purchase one as an additional gift. I'm looking for a ...
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Using a stylus on my Android device

Is there any way to use a stylus with an Android device like Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo or HCL Me U1 Tablets?
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Why won't a fine-tip stylus work on my phones/tablet?

I've been using my tablet/phone for sketching with my finger for a long time. Over the last year or so, I've been trying to find a fine-tipped stylus to make drawing easier, as fingers are unwieldy ...
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How dependent are stylus devices on software?

I am considering acquiring a tablet or phablet with integrated stylus. One of the first things I expect to do with is flashing the latest vanilla Android release. That done, is the stylus expected to ...
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Disable all Samsung Stylus pen gestures (e.g. Samsung Galaxy Note)

When I hold the side button of my Samsung Galaxy Note's stylus pen pressed, it doesn't draw anymore but starts interpreting any stylus movement as a gesture (e.g. "go back", screenshot). Is there any ...
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Using Galaxy Note 2 and stylus to draw in Photochop CS6 on Computer [duplicate]

Is there a specific and ultimate complete working application that I could use to draw with my stylus on the Galaxy Note 2 in Photoshop CS6 on my computer? IDK if that makes sense, but what I am ...
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Nexus 10 handwriting apps always lag

So I just bought a nexus 10 and among the many reasons for getting one, I want to take notes with it. I've bought myself a nice stylus that works wonderfully on iPads and my galaxy nexus phone. ...
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Increase touchscreen sensitivity on Nexus 7

Is there a way to increase the touchscreen sensitivity on a stock Nexus 7? I ask because I find that there is no stylus that registers movement or even touching quickly and reliably. that means that ...
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How to adjust S Pen pressure sensitivity on a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1?

A little background on me: I'm a professional cartoonist and have been working digital for about 20 years. I've had numerous Wacom devices & currently enjoy a Cintiq 21UX (older model). I also ...
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Using sponge to act as a stylus pen for Android phone and tablet?

I am amazed that one can create a DIY stylus pen for Android phones and tablets using the sponge as shown in this video. Is it true or it is simply just a fake video?
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Samsung Galaxy Note keyboard software

Is the software for the Galaxy Note keyboard (and its possibly its other unique features) available for other Android devices? I am willing to pay and I also have a rooted phone, if that helps me get ...
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Will a stylus work with my HTC Sensation?

I'm interested in buying a stylus pen for my HTC Sensation. Do these work on the HTC Sensation?
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Use Galaxy Note as digitiser tablet for PC

So the Samsung Galaxy Note has a stylus and the screen is supposedly a Wacom digitising tablet with 128 levels of pressure sensitivity. Has anyone tried to make it work as a Wacom tablet for a desktop?...
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Note taking app with a hand guard/hand recognition feature? [closed]

I have an Asus Transformer Eee Pad. I recently purchased a stylus that allows for pen-precise writing and wanted to utilize my tablet as a note taking device. I have found several apps for this ...
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Is the Motorola Xoom tablet suitable for making notes on pdf?

I am considering buying a Motorola Xoom to get rid of piles of notes that I have from uni. My questions are: Does the Xoom have a digitizer pen (or can you buy a compatible one)? Does Android have ...
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Use something other than finger that can be sensed by a capacitive touch screen [closed]

I have some crazy ideas about some stuff lately but to make it tangible I need a bit more information over the capacitive touch screens. Is there a way to create an object that can be sensed by a ...
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Is there a stylus-based notepad app for Android?

One of the things I assumed the Android OS could do was let me use a stylus and just record notes in my own handwriting (without handwriting recognition). The goal being that I could remove the need ...
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Are there any thin/precise styluses that are compatible with the Droid X?

I'd like to write formulas and notes on my Droid X. All the styluses that I found have a thick end and don't simulate a pen, it's more like a finger. Does anyone know of any styluses with thinner or ...
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