How Wacom Tablets Work

Author's Note

As a first-rate doodler -- in terms of quantity, certainly not quality -- I saw the appeal of Wacom tablets but maybe not the need. I wasn't designing graphics or products (for which the graphics and product industries should be thankful), and my artistic side is satisfied with a meandering pen on a notepad. But Wacom tablets do fill a void even I have by allowing me to hand-write notes directly on my computer and mess with photos. Let's face it -- You need the Wacom tablet a lot more if you're a designer, artist or the like. But technology isn't always used out of need: sometimes it's used just because it's cool.

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