Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus Allows for Seamless Pairing on Android and iOS Devices

Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus Allows for Seamless Pairing on Android and iOS Devices


  • The Bamboo Tip comes with an anodised aluminium casing
  • It is available for iOS devices and most Android devices
  • It has a claimed battery life of 20 hours on a single charge

Accessory maker Wacom on Tuesday announced the launch of the new Bamboo Tip fine-tip stylus for Android and iOS devices. The stylus has been designed for Android phones/ tablets, iPhone, and iPad. It enables switching between devices without pairing. The Bamboo Tip stylus comes with a claimed 20-hour battery life. It has been priced at $49.95 (roughly Rs. 3,200) in the US, EUR 59.90 (roughly Rs. 4,700) in European markets, and JPY 6,280 (roughly Rs. 3,600) in Japan.

The Bamboo Tip comes integrated with Wacom’s proprietary Inkspace, a cloud based service that offers access and synchronisation for notes and other sketches. The fine-tip stylus has an anodised aluminium casing in a Dark Blue colour variant. It conserves battery life by turning off within a few minutes of standby time; users can also switch it off by pressing the button provided.

Yet another switch on top of the Bamboo Tip allows users to fine tune performance by changing frequency based on custom preferences.

The highlight feature of the Wacom Bamboo Tip is the ability to switch between Android and iOS devices without the need of pairing and unpairing repeatedly.

The Wacom Bamboo Tip has a length of 142mm and minimum diameter of 10mm. Weight of the stylus is 16 grams. It comes with a Micro-USB charging port hidden behind the cover on the top. It also comes with Bluetooth connectivity. “Bamboo Tip works best on screens without one (screen protector),” according to the product page.

“In today’s connected world, we rely on a combination of smartphones, tablets and different operating systems to capture ideas, observations and next steps at work or at play. Bamboo Tip lets users move seamlessly between devices and operating systems to get things done. As OS providers roll out more seamless note taking and markup capabilities on their devices, Bamboo Tip will help users take full advantage to be more productive and turn ideas into reality,” said Mike Gay, Senior Vice President of the Wacom Consumer Business Unit.


Android N’s Seamless replace feature no longer Supported by using modern Nexus gadgets

Android N's Seamless Update Feature Not Supported by Current Nexus Devices

handiest newer Nexus devices might be capable of take benefit of Seamless Updates.
The feature will guide no current Nexus gadgets.
the new characteristic permits machine OS updates to occur inside the historical past.
Google on Wednesday at its I/O conference discovered upcoming improvements to Android N, lots ofwhich had been covered in Android N Developer Preview 3. The enterprise throughout the keynoteconfirmed that the Android N will convey ‘Seamless Updates’, a function borrowed from Chrome OS. We now realize that feature could be restrained to the subsequentera Nexus gadgets, but.

(also see: Google I/O 2016 Highlights: cutting-edge Updates and announcements)

Android Police has learned that Android N’s new Seamless replace feature has some technicalrequirements, which means older technology Nexus gadgets can not assist the characteristic. Itremains to be seen if OEMs put in force the necessities in their upcoming gadgets.

Dave Burke, vp of Engineering, at the keynote on Wednesday had explained the new ‘Seamless replace‘, “the following time a user powers up their tool, new devices can automatically and seamlessly switch intothe brand new up to date gadget picture.”

within the case of ‘Seamless Updates’ case, the system updates generally come within the form of deltasthis means that most effective the parts of the system that modified are downloaded to a backup boot partition. On restart, the backup partition becomes the primary. In case there is a trouble with the replace,customers can revert the device to use the previous partition.

which means we need to watch for the brand new Nexus devices to look how the ‘Seamless’ replacefunction works on mobile devices running Android N.

At I/O, Google additionally released the Android N Developer Preview 3 which became claimed by way ofGoogle to be the primary beta-high-quality candidate in an effort to be appropriate to test on a user‘sprimary smartphone or tablet.

some of the productivity features brought in Android N consist of short-switching between apps forclean multi-tasking, multi-window guide, and better notifications. one of the main highlights of the keynotechanged into the introduction of “Assistant,” that’s an upcoming enlargement of Google’s seek tools.

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