Styluses

News, reviews and articles about styluses and accessories.

The Adonit Prime stylus costs $120 more than an Apple Pencil. Wait, what?!

NEWS – Betting that there’s a market for a luxury stylus, Adonit, the company well known for its styluses (styli?), have announced the Adonit Prime stylus. This stylus certainly looks great with its lacquered finish, LED status ring around the tip, and USB-C charging dock, but is it really $249.99 great? I haven’t tried one …

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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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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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