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If you're into tablet-style sketching, you're likely familiar with apps like FiftyThree's Paper or Adobe's Sketch and Line. Now, stylus maker Adonit has a sketching app that's designed to not only get the most out of its drawing accessories, but to boost your productivity as well. The software is...

February 24th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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As part of its big mobile push, Adobe opened up its SDK to allow third-party apps to tap into Creative Cloud, and Moleskine's latest effort takes full advantage. Similar to its collaborative offering with Evernote, the Moleskine Smart Notebook uses your iPhone's camera to capture sketches. Printed...

November 20th 2014 at 4:29pm 0 Comments
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Ever wanted to convey more in a Skype chat than simple text and photos can manage, such as directions to your home? If you're using Windows Phone, you now have a better way to express yourself. Microsoft has posted a new version of Skype for Windows Phone that, much like Google Hangouts, lets you...

October 20th 2014 at 2:11pm 0 Comments
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Ever threatened to draw someone a picture because they didn't understand you in an online chat? It's now easy to act on that threat. Google has started rolling out an update to Hangouts' web interface that lets you sketch your ideas. If you have access, hovering over the camera icon will reveal a...

June 6th 2014 at 4:36pm 0 Comments
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If you're a designer type, you've probably heard about Sketch. It's an ambitious attempt (by a team of just four people) to produce a vector drawing application that can make the Adobe Creative Suite a moot point for most designers. That's not their mission statement, but they've created a tool that...

April 18th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The folks at Bohemian Coding have released Sketch 2.1, with an emphasis on Retina display support. The update required many coding changes and "...more than a hundred" graphic updates. Sketch is the Apple Design Award-winning vector graphic app that's great for web and UI design, icon design and...

August 16th 2012 at 9:05am 0 Comments
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Good-looking graphics don't just magically appear overnight in MMOs, delivered by the FedEx equivalent of the leprechaun community. The look and design of a game is a lengthy process full of revisions, abandoned doodles, and brainstorming -- something we end-users tend not to appreciate. Conside...

November 18th 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Wacom's new digital pen can't help but stand out from the competition. It's a specialized device that makes no apologies for catering to graphics enthusiasts at the expense of casual note-takers. Moreover, it does something pretty amazing: instead of just turning your sketches into simple bitmaps...

September 12th 2011 at 9:40am 0 Comments
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There are lots of auto-sketching applications available for iOS -- you can see their results littering Twitter every now and again. The Mac, however, has a lot more horsepower to play with, and SketchMee really takes advantage of it. SketchMee sketches you, or anything else you like, from a p...

May 20th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments