It's been months since Wacom took to its social media accounts to tease its mysterious upcoming "on-the-go dream device" -- an HD graphics tablet with a pressure-sensitive pen, multi-touch, and "other valuable features that you haven’t seen in other tablets" -- leaving many in the comics biz yearning for more info before they, say, spend a bunch of money on a Cintiq or Yiynova. Weekly details about the new mobile tablet began rolling out at the end of July on Wacom's European Facebook page in the form of intentionally goofy comics strips of all things, but it wasn't until last week's third installment of "The Innovation Spy" that some juicy tidbits were revealed. Among them? It seems they'll run Windows and Android.
It's not the standalone "dream tablet" Wacom's been teasing, but for those holding out a more affordable HD drawing tablet than the company, its newly announced Cintiq 13HD may prove compelling when it dro
Wacom has dominated the professional grade interactive pen display and digital drawing tablet markets for decades, but in a post iOS/Android world, its had more and more competition from increasingly capable tablets like the iPad (which has no built-in pressure-sensitivity) and the Windows Surface Pro (which currently supports pressure-sensitivity akin to Wacom products)
Fundraising: Alan Amato's planned "Illuminate Parkinson's" touring art show, which is designed to raise awareness about the disease, is currently seeking donations. Grant Morrison, Neil Gaiman and more have lent their support by appearing in gallery photos.
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