Styluses

News, reviews and articles about styluses and accessories.

Adonit’s Snap 2 stylus sticks to the back of your phone and has a camera shutter button

NEWS – Adonit’s Snap 2 stylus takes a fun shaped Bluetooth stylus and adds a magnet so you can attach it to the back of your iPhone or iPad so you’ll always have a stylus when you need it. But that’s not the only cool feature that this Adonit stylus has to offer. It also includes …

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Online Switch Plus Fountain Pen review

REVIEW – I’ve seen many ballpoint pens with a built-in stylus, but the Online Switch Plus Fountain Pen from JetPens just might be the first fountain pen I’ve seen that has a built-in stylus. It’s like old world tech meets the tech of today with this pen. Let’s take a look. What is it? The Online Switch …

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Uni Jetstream Stylus Ballpoint Pen review

REVIEW – What features do you look for when shopping for an inexpensive everyday pen? A capless design? Lightweight body? Slim barrel? Built-in stylus? If you answered yes, yes, yes, and yes to those questions, then the Uni Jetstream Stylus from JetPens ticks all those boxes and is priced at a reasonable $5.25. Let’s take a …

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Nebo by MyScript makes my iPad feel like my long-lost Newton

I’ve written quite a few articles for various publications in the last 30 years or so. All of them were typed on some sort of keyboard, until this one. I am writing this on my iPad Pro 12.9″ with an Apple Pencil using a software app called Nebo from a company called MyScript. Twenty years …

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Scriba Stylus review

The digital stylus, reimagined. That’s what Scriba did, investing an impressive amount of research and design into building a stylus for creatives that’s not quite like anything else I’ve played with before. It’s definitely innovative, and there’s a lot to like. How does it work? Let me draw you a picture… or two… or three… …

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Change the look and feel of the Apple Pencil with Ztylus

The Apple Pencil is perhaps a perfect stylus for drawing and writing on the iPad Pro, but some people (like me) may find its slim, slippery shape uncomfortable to hold for any length of time.  I like writing with markers and with pens with thick barrels, so I find that holding the Apple Pencil can …

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Lynktec Apex Fusion fine point active stylus review

Back in the day when touchscreen devices were not finger-friendly, a stylus was a must have accessory. Today, styluses have two main uses: note taking and drawing. Like pens and pencils, styluses come in all manner of shapes and sizes, but one thing holds true with today’s styluses… If you want a stylus with a …

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Fine point active stylus + fiber TruGlide tip = Lynktec Apex Fusion stylus

  Inexpensive capacitive styluses get the job done, but battery powered active styluses can do a much better job of mimicking the pen on paper feel that most of us want when drawing or writing on our touchscreen devices. Lynktec is no stranger to styluses and I’ve reviewed several of their products (see related posts …

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ThumbDogs turn any glove into a touchscreen glove

ThumbDogs are a glove add-on that can turn any existing glove into a touchscreen glove that can be used to interact with smartphones and tablets. These capacitive sleeves slide over one or more finger tips of your favorite pair of gloves and stay put via a rubber coating inside the sleeve. ThumbDogs also use what …

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Sena lets your Apple Pencil take a stand

Sena, a company known for their high quality smartphone cases, is now offering a specially designed stand for the Apple Pencil stylus. Their new Apple Pencil stand is constructed of leather and has a non-slip base. The Apple Pencil can be positioned standing straight or horizontally for easy charging. It can even hold the Pencil’s …

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