BIG IDEA Vancouver, Washington’s Wacom’s new Bamboo Capture Tablet—a $99 consumer version of a pen-based computer interface loved by design pros—has been touted as a “mouse killer.” Steering cursors with a digital “pen” may require rewiring your brain, but it’s fun, saves stress on the wrist, and makes spreadsheets feel like doodling.

This article appeared in the November 2011 issue of Portland Monthly Magazine.

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