In this Feature Focus, we take a close look at the functionality of the S Pen and show you how it can enhance the way you use your Note 3.
Have you ever wondered how the S Pen works with your Galaxy Note device, or how it is powered? Prepare for knowledge, because we’re about to break it down for you.
A big part of Samsung’s marketing campaigns for the Galaxy Note and Note 2 has concentrated on how one can explore his creative and expressive side with the phablets’ S Pens, but for most of us that was limited to quickly scribbling notes on the go and having an edge in Draw Something.
Samsung has released an update to their S Pen SDK. This update brings the SDK up to version 2.2 and with that comes some bug fixes as well as some improvements to the hovering and drawing features as well as to other existing features.
The BT S Pen is not your run-of-the-mill stylus, and, although it looks very similar to the standard-issue Note S Pen, it has a couple of unexpected aces up its sleeve. As you might have guessed from its name, the BT S Pen comes with Bluetooth functionality, but also a built-in microphone and tiny speaker. Why would you need all those things? Well, to make and receive calls, of course, without ever touching your 3G-enabled tablet.
One of the famous comments made by the late Steve Jobs in a Q&A session when the first iPad was launched was “[…] if you see a stylus, they blew it.” He was not a fan of stylus use on mobile devices including smartphones and tablets, and therefore you don’t see such accessories coming by default with iOS devices, even though they’re available from third parties, and tend to be quite celebrated and sought after for many diverse reasons. However, that does not mean other mobile device makers can’t come up with some interesting stylus-based functionalities for smartphones and tablets,…