Livescribe 3, Jot Script and Pencil: Three “Smart” Pens for the Tablet Era

These iPad pens — and pencil — are bringing sexy back to styluses.
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Microsoft Restructuring and the Oracle-Salesforce Bromance — AllThingsD’s Week-In-Review

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: A Pen-Based Tablet With a Premium Price

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 makes a formidable competitor to the iPad mini, but one improvement could make it better.

Surface Pro: Hefty Tablet Is a Laptop Lightweight

Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet has some of the attributes of a laptop and is capable of running full-featured Windows 8, though at a price — in dollars and pounds, says Walt Mossberg.

Dear Samsung Galaxy Note II: It’s Not You, It’s Me

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a gorgeous phone — if you like ’em big.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II Has Even Bigger Screen, Runs on Android Jelly Bean

Samsung unveils The Phablet, Part II.

A Peek at the Parts — And Profits — Inside Samsung’s Galaxy Note Tablet

Price at the store: $499.99. Cost to build: About $270. Profit margin: Slightly better than Apple’s.

New Samsung Tablet Offers a Stylus and a Split Screen

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 10.1 has two key features the iPad lacks—a stylus and a split-screen view.

Samsung Galaxy Note Coming to T-Mobile

Find today’s smartphones to be puny? Then check out T-Mobile’s latest addition.

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Samsung Ships Five Million Galaxy Notes, a.k.a “Phablets”

Samsung says it has shipped five million units of its Galaxy Note, a $300 smartphone-tablet hybrid with a 5.3-inch screen that hit the market last October. It’s unclear exactly how many units of the device have been sold; in February, Samsung said it had sold more than two million units worldwide. In his review of the Galaxy Note, AllThingsD’s Walt Mossberg said that some users might find it appealing as a stylus-driven small tablet, but he couldn’t recommend it as the main mobile phone for most people.

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