Styluses

News, reviews and articles about styluses and accessories.

The Adonit Note-M is a stylus AND a mouse

NEWS – Adonit’s latest product is the Note-M dual function stylus. In addition to performing as an accurate stylus on your tablet or computer for drawing and note-taking tasks, the Note-M can also be used as a mouse. To use the mouse function, you just flip the stylus around and use the opposite end. If …

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Adonit’s Note-UVC stylus review

REVIEW – I’ve been at least mildly germophobic as long as I can remember (I’m a constant hand-washer, among other things), so the opportunity to review this Adonit Note-UVC stylus was intriguing (especially during this COVID-19 pandemic).  This stylus sells for less than the Apple Pencil, with the added benefit of a germ-killing UV-C light …

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Adonit Note+ iPad stylus review

REVIEW – The Adonit Note Plus is a new Bluetooth enabled stylus from Adonit. Its main features include palm rejection, pressure sensitivity, and programmable shortcut buttons. I wrote this review using the stylus and Notability. Read on to see what I think!

Turn a pencil or pen into a stylus with this sticker

NEWS – TIPS is a sticker that you wrap around a regular pencil or a pen and it turns into a stylus for your phone or tablet. Sorcery? Sure seems like it, but it’s really using the electricity in your body/hand without needing to hassle with Bluetooth, batteries, etc. Even more interesting is the fact …

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The Zanco S Pen can replace your phone, your camera, and your stylus

NEWS – Do you remember the Gi Joe sized Zanco Tiny T1 phone that I reviewed a couple months ago? Well, I’m excited to let you know that Zanco is back with a Kickstarter project that launched today for something even more awesome than that tiny phone. It’s the S Pen (I wonder how long …

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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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