March 2009

Wacom unveils next-gen Intuous4 graphics tablets
Wacom unveiled the Intuos4 professional pen tablet for photographers, designers and artists. The next generation Intuos emphasizes pen performance, is capable of capturing the slightest nuance of pen pressure against the tablet surface, as well as offering 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity. There are workflow and productivity tool such as customizable shortcut and modifier keys with accompanying OLED displays, which allow users to see what the keys are currently set to. The Intuos4 comes in four sizes - small (US$229), medium (US$369), large (US$499) and extra large (US$789). Corel announced support of the Intuous4 with its Corel Painter 11. -- Posted Thursday, March 26, 2009 by chb

Wireless Eye-Fi SD cards with higher capacity, lower prices
Eye-Fi announced its next generation of 4GB cards that lets you send videos straight from your camera to YouTube and Flickr. Eye-Fi cards have also come down in price: The 4GB Explore Video (MSRP $99) automatically geotags photos and videos; and offers hotspot access at more than 10,000+ Wi-Fi locations. The 4GB Share Video (MSRP $79) sends photo to the Web and your home computer. Eye-Fi's current line-up now costs less - $49 for the 2GB Eye-Fi Home and $59 for the 2GB Eye-Fi Share, both which upload photos only.
-- Posted Friday, March 6, 2009 by chb