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White Stone ARCPEN – Handmade luxury stylus

on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The White Stone ARCPEN is a handmade solid wood stylus for capacitive touch screens. It has a luxury high-end look and is available in 3 finishes including Bubinga, Maple Cherry and Maple White with an ergonomic chrome plated grip and a silicone tip. Included with the stylus is a leather case that will protect it when itRead More…


Does this stylus look familiar to you?

on Friday, February 15th, 2013

I like fancy, expensive pens more than is good for me, but I have to admit that few pens I’ve used can rival the smooth ink lay-down of those iconic Bic pens.  A  medium-point, clear barrel Bic with blue ink is my absolute favorite for doodling.  This Classic Pen Stylus from SUCK UK (I know,Read More…


It’s a pen, it’s a pencil, it’s a stylus. No, it’s the Stylex 3-in-1 writing tool

on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Posted in: Crowdfunded, Gear, News, Styluses

I am forever on the search for a perfect multi-pen stylus combination, and the Stylex 3-in-1 Writing Tool, a current Kickstarter project by Dexterous, may be the one of my dreams. The Stylex 3-in-1 writing tool combines a stylus, a ball point pen, and a 0.5mm mechanical pencil into a single pen, allowing the user toRead More…


Finga Pocketable 2-in-1Touch Stylus and Eject Pin

on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News, Pocket Gear, Styluses

Winter is coming, and a girl’s thoughts turn to “how am I going to answer my smartphone while wearing gloves?”  With the Finga Pocketable 2-in-1 Touch Stylus and Eject Pin, you won’t have to worry.  Just carry the Finga on your keychain or attached to your phone, and you’ll have a handy, ergonomically-designed stylus at theRead More…


Lunatik Chubby is a stylus you can wrap your hand around

on Friday, November 9th, 2012

Lunatik originally came on the gadget scene with their iPad nano watch straps. They’ve since expanded to offer capacitive styluses. The latest of which is the Chubby. Made of high-grade silicone rubber, the Chubby features a soft touch grip suitable for large and small hands. Available in your choice of 5 colors, the Lunatik Chubby is affordableRead More…


Ten One Design Announces New Pogo Connect Bluetooth Pressure Sensitive Stylus

on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

After years of practically being forgotten, the stylus is enjoying a revival in popularity. The company that introduced the first capacitive stylus will soon be releasing what may be the first touch sensitive Bluetooth stylus. Originally coded named the Blue Tiger, Ten One Design’s latest creation is the Pogo Connect. Featuring what Ten One hasRead More…


GoSmart Announces New Precise Capacitive Styluses for Your Favorite Touch Screen Device

on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

There are 100’s, if not 1000’s of different capacitive styluses on the market, but they all seem to fall into 3 categories. There are rubber tipped styluses like the Targus Stylus. Paint brush styluses like the Nomad Stylus and then there are disc tipped styluses like the Adonit. GoSmart‘s new 200 and 300 Series StylusesRead More…


Adonit’s Jot Touch Pressure Sensitive Stylus for iPad

on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

There are hundreds of different type of styluses out there.  All of them seem to have a similar design where there’s a simple capacitive tip on the end of a plastic or aluminum barrel.  Adonit just announced their new stylus called Jot Touch.  The Jot Touch is a pressure sensitive stylus for your iPad.  ItRead More…


Motive Stylus – Unique for the Sake of Uniqueness?

on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Gadgeteer reader Tony N sent me an email asking me to take a look at a Kickstarter project that he thought I’d find interesting. It’s for a very unique stylus that actually rolls up when you want to use it and then unrolls into a flat sheet that sticks to the outside of the iPad’sRead More…

doodly-sketchbookink and SketchBook Ink – Two iOS Apps That Will Give Your Stylus a Workout

on Friday, June 1st, 2012

I’ve been trying two new art apps on my iPad this week. One is and the other is SketchBook Ink. One is like Twitter for doodlers and the other is a spinoff app from Autodesk’s popular SketchBook Pro app. This isn’t really a review, but more of a quick look at both apps. (availableRead More…


Simple, Elegant HAND Stylus is Loaded with Subtle Features

on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

With all the touchscreen devices being introduced, it seems like every day a new stylus appears.  Well, here’s another.  The HAND Stylus is a new Kickstarter project that boasts the “world’s smallest tip, a mere 4mm in diameter, plus a host of other features that set it apart from all other styluses.”  With the knurledRead More…


Wacom’s Upgraded Bamboo Stylus Duo

on Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Wacom just released an update to their Bamboo Stylus.  Their new Bamboo Stylus Duo adds a ballpoint pen on the other end of the stylus.  This new design makes much more sense as you won’t have to carry an additional pen.  They will sell for $39.95 when they come out in May.


Strum your iPad with an iPic Capacitive Stylus

on Sunday, March 18th, 2012

Friday night I was watching one of my favorite shows Shark Tank, where one of the “contestants” was trying to get funding for their iPad musical instruction app called Miso Music Plectrum. After the show, I checked out the app and some subsequent research turned up a surprisingly interesting new stylus that is shaped likeRead More…

Ten One Design Blue Tiger Pressure-Sensitive Pen for Your iPad

on Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

While most capacitive pens for the iPad don’t support pressure sensitivity, Blue Tiger is a true pressure-sensitive pen for iOS from Ten One Design.  Connecting via low-power Bluetooth 4, a standard fully supported in iOS5, the pen will offer full pressure sensitivity and palm rejection capability in compatible apps. Thin and thick lines will be justRead More…


Just Mobile AluPen Pro is at home on paper or tablet

on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Love writing on paper and on tablet computers?  Then Just Mobile’s AluPen Pro is just what you need.  This aluminum stylus/pen hybrid has a retractable ballpoint pen on one end and a soft rubber nib on the other.  It’s the best of both worlds if you jot notes on classic paper and a modern tablet. Read More…

Cregle Ipen

Cregle iPen – Active Stylus for the iPad

on Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Those of you who have read my Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet review will know how much I love the active stylus that comes with it. It’s accurate , pressure sensitive and extends the tablet’s use way beyond any non-pen tablet especially for drawing and handwriting.  The capacitive stylii you get just don’t compare. Cregle has justRead More…


Tuff-Luv Stylus Touchpen

on Friday, December 16th, 2011
Posted in: Gear, News, Styluses

Here’s another multifunction pen and stylus, this one from Tuff-Luv.  The Stylus Touchpen has a brushed aluminum body with a pen clip to keep it safely in your pocket.  The top has a “soft nub” that’s a stylus for capacitive screens.  Flip it around and twist the barrel to select the red or black penRead More…


LunaTik Touch Pen Combines a Pen with a Stylus

on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

  If you constantly switch between your tablet computer and paper, you’d probably like a stylus/pen combination. Scott Wilson + MINIMAL have a Kickstarter project to fund the LunaTik Touch Pen combination stylus and rollerball pen.  You can see from the illustration, the pen point deploys through the stylus point.  You can switch from aRead More…

Sensu Artist Brush

Sensu Artist Brush for Capacitive Screens

on Monday, November 28th, 2011

I’m sure there’s more e-doodlers out there than me , and Artist Hardware’s Sensu Artist Brush looks pretty cool for doodling and painting on the go on your capacitive screen device. Now fully funded on  Kickstarter  ( funding requested $7,500, funding recieved $68,823 !!! ) , the Sensu is a capacitive brush device that givesRead More…


PenGo Creative BrushPen for Capacitive Screens

on Thursday, November 10th, 2011

PenGo Creative has developed a stylus pen with interchangeable tips to give you the greatest control over your creativity.  The BrushPen comes with a 6mm rubber tip (the smallest tip on the market), an 8mm rubber tip, and a brush tip with actual bristles.  With the brush, you’ll feel like you’re actually painting on yourRead More…


YAWTTYFIABS – Yet Another Way To Turn Your Finger Into A Better Stylus

on Friday, November 4th, 2011

If using your finger on a capacitive touch screen like the iPad or iPhone just doesn’t work well for you, check out the iDigiTip. It’s a one size fits all finger tip cover that has a capacitive touch screen compatible stylus nub built in to it. Apparently medical professionals who wear latex gloves can evenRead More…


Fylus Stick-On Stylus Tips for Your Fingers

on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

The Fylus is a small circular stick-on stylus tip that is made of a conductive material that is compatible with devices that have a capacitive display like the iPad and iPhone. It has been designed to help aid accuracy when using your fingers to select and enter data on touch screen devices. I usually don’tRead More…


Convert your ACME Pen into a Capacitive Stylus

on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

ACME Studios, known for their pens that have been designed by well known architects, designers and artists, have just created an accessory that will convert their any of their standard pens into a stylus. Just unscrew the front section of the pen and replace it with this new front section with a capacitive stylus tipRead More…


XStylus Touch – Best Capacitive Stylus Design Yet?

on Saturday, September 17th, 2011

The stylus is making a comeback in a big way this year. We’ve reviewed quite a few here on The Gadgeteer (see the list of related posts below for just a few of them…). I’m still trying to find the BEST stylus out there and I’m thinking that the XStylus Touch might be it. IRead More…


It’s time to shop for winter gadget gear

on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

It’s the 3rd of September and if you’ve been watching Game of Thrones, you know that Winter is coming. That means it’s time to start shopping for cold weather gadget gear. Last winter I reviewed the Agloves and loved them. They allow you to easily interact with your capacitive phone without having to take offRead More…