Outlined in a freshly-published patent filing, the nib would possess powers and abilities far beyond those of today's nibs.
Ideum ships a multitouch coffee table running Android so you can have the equivalent of a giant tablet in your living room.
The company is in talks to launch an on-demand streaming music service in order to battle US declines in iTunes downloads, according to Billboard.
Car design firm Pininfarina has designed an inkless pen with a metal nib that will write without ever running out.
Researchers at the University of Wollongong have created a pen that uses 3D printing technology and bio ink to "draw" over sections of damaged bone.
The Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year 2014 takes handwriting to the extreme with gold, jasper, and quartz.
The Livescribe 3 "smartpen" dumps in-built audio recording and now only syncs with iOS 7 devices.
We've seen a few hybrid tablet stylus/ballpoint pens kicking around, but the Polar Pen, with its barrel made out of rare-earth magnets, absolutely takes the biscuit.
WobbleWorks' 3Doodler is a real product after a huge Kickstarter earlier this year. We went hands-on at IFA in Berlin.
Yet another attempt to reinvent the mouse sees it combined with a stylus-like design so it can be wielded like a pen.