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Just Mobile announces new AluPen Digital active stylus

on Friday, June 27th, 2014

Just Mobile is the latest mobile accessory maker to begin offering an active stylus. Active styluses are battery powered fine tipped styluses that do not require Bluetooth pairing or proprietary apps. The AluPen Digital features a 1.8mm tip, an aluminum body, a pocket clip and a twist action barrel that extends and retracts the clip toRead More…


LYNKtec Apex fine point rechargeable active stylus review

on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Active styluses are a relatively new category of capacitive styluses for tablets and smartphones. These styluses have fine point tips like a normal pen or pencil and are also powered by batteries. The newest active stylus that I have had the opportunity to test is the Apex fine point rechargeable active stylus from LYNKtec. This activeRead More…

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Acme Studio 7FP pen review

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Sunday, May 25th, 2014

I like pens.  Beats the heck out of carving pictograms into rock.  You know, take a harder rock and scrape it against the softer rock.  The process is tedious but the results do last a long time.  Pens make it a lot easier and, as everyone knows, they are mightier than swords.  If only NedRead More…

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Monteverde One Touch Stylus Tool Ballpoint pen review

on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
Posted in: Reviews, Styluses

I am not much of a pen to paper writer, I use my iPad to write as much as possible. But I do own pens for those occasions when I do need to write something. So, for me to want to review a pen it has to be a little different in either design orRead More…


LYNKtec TruGlide Apex Fine Point active stylus review

on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Back in the good old days of PDAs, fine tipped styluses were everywhere. When PDAs were replaced by smartphones and tablets, styluses went on the endangered gadgets list . However, it didn’t take too long for them to start appearing again, but they all had wide tips that made writing with them feel more like youRead More…

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Just Mobile AluPen Twist L stylus review

on Saturday, February 1st, 2014
Posted in: Gear, Reviews, Styluses

The digital age, what does that mean for writing instruments? Although, we seem to be trending away from the pen and pencil, we still have a need to use them in our everyday lives. With the advent of modern PDAs came the stylus, and while it did not replace the pen and pencil, it hasRead More…


Adonit Jot Script stylus review

on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Hello, my name is Julie Strietelmeier and I’m a stylus addict. I like all types of styluses, plastic styluses, metal styluses, wooden styluses, styluses with a rubber tip, styluses with a disc tip and styluses with a paintbrush tip. But the Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition is the first stylus I’ve tried for iOS devices that has aRead More…


Nomad Brush Mini 2 stylus review

on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

My weakness for pens turned into a weakness for styluses way back in the Palm Pilot days. In a drawer somewhere, I still have a Ziploc bag full of old styluses that I’ll probably never use again, but can’t bring myself to throw away. That’s why I have been happy to see that the stylusRead More…


Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus review

on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Graphical artists and doodling enthusiasts who use an iPad and a stylus, may want to consider upgrading their stylus to one that offers a pressure sensitive tip. Wacom, who is well known for their digitizing tablets and pens, now offers the Intuos Creative Stylus. This pressure sensitive capacitive stylus offers 2048 levels of pressure, whichRead More…


HEX3 JaJa Pressure Sensitive Stylus review

on Sunday, November 10th, 2013

There are hundreds of capacitive styluses on the market right now. Small ones, big ones, fat ones, skinny ones and even ones that look and feel like a paintbrush. But of all the styluses on the market, there are only a few that have pressure sensitivity. Adding that feature can take your digital artwork toRead More…


Sensu Solo paintbrush stylus review

on Friday, October 18th, 2013

I opened my mailbox the other day to find the Sensu Solo paintbrush stylus waiting for me. Sensu isn’t new to the stylus scene, they have been offering what I consider the most realistic feeling paintbrush stylus for over a year. See my review of the Sensu Artist Brush in the related links below. TheRead More…


LYNKtec TruGlide Pro Precision Stylus & Paintbrush Tip Bundle review

on Thursday, October 17th, 2013

The LYNKtec TruGlide Pro Precision Stylus is a stylus with interchangeable tips. It can switch from having a traditional style tip to a paintbrush tip with actual bristles. LYNKtec sent me the TruGlide Pro Precision Stylus & Paintbrush Tip Bundle which includes both tips and a handy storage tin. Let’s take a quick look. Note: ImagesRead More…


BIC Tech Stylus 2-in-1 Pen review

on Saturday, August 10th, 2013

I am a big fan of tablets for my everyday reading of news, setting reminders, and writing down notes.  I’ve tried a couple of styluses back when I owned my first iPad, and I continue to try them for my Nexus 7.  I also enjoy a good old-fashioned pen when I need to write downRead More…


Ten One Design Pogo Connect Bluetooth 4.0 stylus review

on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

If you enjoy drawing, doodling and even writing with a stylus on your iPad, you will be interested in learning more about the Pogo Connect Bluetooth 4.0 stylus from Ten One Design. The Pogo Connect is a capacitive stylus with super powers. When used with a certain selection of drawing and note taking apps, lineRead More…


Nyon Estylo stylus review

on Saturday, May 4th, 2013

When you’re in the product review biz like we are around here, you know there are going to be some lemons mixed in with the diamonds. But it’s even more disappointing when you spend your own money on something and it turns out to be a dud. That’s what happened to me when I recentlyRead More…


WHITE STONE The Stylus ARCPEN review

on Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Trying to choose your perfect stylus is a tough task due to the huge variety of capacitive styluses to choose from. There are tiny ones like the MicroStylus that stores in your device’s headphone jack to long ones like the Joy Factory Monet Stylus that looks more like a drumstick than a stylus. I think theRead More…


MobileFun Ultimate Nexus 7 Accessory Pack review

on Friday, March 8th, 2013

With the exception of my cellphone, no other gadget spends more time in my hand than my Nexus 7. I use it for gaming, email, web surfing, social media engagement, music, videos, RSS reader, Skyping, and as a bedtime alarm clock. I am always looking for accessories for it.  Kinda like those people who areRead More…


Nomad Brush Nomad FLeX capacitive paintbrush stylus review

on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The Nomad FLeX is the newest capacitive paintbrush stylus to be offered by Nomad Brush. I reviewed their original Compose Dual Tip paintbrush stylus a couple years ago and found it to offer a better painting experience when compared to a normal stylus. If you enjoy creating art on your iPad, Android or other tablet,Read More…


IPEVO Telescoping Stylus review

on Sunday, January 13th, 2013

I’m a heavy iPad user and always carry it around with me during meetings for when I need to pull up a document to show the employees.  Most of the time I just prop up the iPad and point to a chart.  The problem with that is that it leaves a whole bunch of uglyRead More…


ANicelyDone Stylus Handpad Review

on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

If you enjoy drawing, doodling or note taking with a stylus on your tablet, you’ve probably run into the issue of not being able to rest your entire hand on the display while drawing. Although some note taking and drawing apps have a palm rejection feature, most do not. For those that don’t, I haveRead More…


GoSmart STYLUS Review

on Monday, August 20th, 2012

My collection of capacitive styluses continues to grow as I find new ones to try. The latest additions are the Series 200 and Series 300 GoSmart STYLUS from GoSmart. I don’t want to spoil the review, but I think I have found my new favorite stylus… Note: Click the images in this review to seeRead More…


aPen A5 Smart Stylus for iPad Review

on Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Do you use your iPad for taking notes for classes or business meetings?  If the answer is yes, do you use an on-screen keyboard, Bluetooth keyboard, or stylus?  Typing on the on-screen keyboard can be too slow for efficient notes, and using a Bluetooth keyboard means you probably need some sort of desk to setRead More…


Styló Capacitive Stylus Review

on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

The Styló capacitive stylus from Just Think Design has a unique two-tipped design that caught my eye. I ordered one to add to my growing collection of styluses and received it yesterday. I know that posting a review with only one day of testing is typically not a good idea, but styluses aren’t that complex of aRead More…


XStylus Touch Stylus Review

on Monday, July 2nd, 2012

One of the first crowd funding projects that I supported was the XStylus Touch Stylus on Indiegogo. The project was successfully funded and I have been using  my XStylus Touch for a couple weeks and am ready to tell you what I think of it. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size.Read More…

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Studio Neat Cosmonaut Stylus Review

on Monday, June 25th, 2012

Up until now, the word “Cosmonaut” has always been the proper term for a Russian astronaut, conjuring up black-and-white cold war images from the 50s and 60s. From here on though, this word may take on a completely new meaning: A big, fat, round iPad stylus. Yeah, I don’t get it either, but Cosmonaut isRead More…