Buying a present for people who want to do something creative with their life often leaves you in the analogue world, but there are digital options available.
There used to be a time when state schools would give out free laptops. That was some time ago, and it might be returning, as at least one Aussie department does what it can to give kids a bit of an edge.
Graphics tablets are about drawing, and drawing without paper, but the latest tablet from Wacom is about drawing with either.
Ever wonder if digital art can look and feel just like the real thing? There may not be any imprints of pen or paintbrush markings, but a new push aims to show just how digitisers may be the best way to keep illustrators, well, illustrating.
Laptops can only get so thin, and so to make them as thin as possible -- to evolve them past the point where keys are needed -- veteran computer maker has been rethinking the keyboard. The result is something very interesting, but is it good enough to use?
Whether you're an artist, a Photoshopper, or someone who just like to dabble, a new tablet from Wacom could make things a little easier effectively bringing digital painting where ever you go.
"Thinner" is the real winner as laptops get to that point where you no longer have to think about size, reports Leigh Stark.