Conclusion: While in my experience the tablet won’t replace your mouse any time soon, it brings important functionality (multi-touch, gestures) to your dekstop that will improve your computer use experience and increase the efficiency in some particular tasks (just don’t tell your boss about this). and proves a worthy addition to your collection of computer periferals, especially considering the current price (about $39).
Conclusion: Despite the fact that I can’t draw properly to save my life, my experiences with the Wacom Bamboo weren’t at all frustrating, and I would recommend the device to anyone looking to grab themselves a graphics tablet for a relatively cheap price for use with the likes of Photoshop or similar graphics editing tool as it’s still a step up from the likes of the iPad tablet stylus that’s available.
Excerpt: When editing images and making Selections accurate, cursor control is critical. While a mouse can do the job, a graphics tablet is a much more precise and natural-feeling tool and it makes all manner of tasks within Photoshop not only more accurate but easier, too. What's more, using the tablet can also speed up your workflow no end with one-touch Express Keys to your most-used commands.
Excerpt: Product: Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch Supplier: Wacom MSRP: $99 Find Lowest Price @ PriceGrabber Author: Bill Date: January 24, 2010 Wacom is the undisputed leader of pressure-sensitive tablet interfaces, and they are expanding their entry-level line with the latest Bamboo tablet, the first tablet to offer multi-touch input alongside the traditional stylus. As a Mac user, I consider myself lucky to be using one of the best multi-touch trackpads available.
Excerpt: With the Apple busy educating us about touch interfaces, the possibility of a large A5 sized touchpad to accompany your desktop or laptop seems appealing, after all if your phone can multi-touch why not your computer? Can the Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch really offer you a more tactile experience over your mouse? We got touchy feely to find out.
Pros: Multi-touch support, Pen is very intuitive to use, stylish, tutorial very helpful
Cons: Single tap with your finger will drive you insane if you can't master it, Physical buttons could have been bigger