Styluses

News, reviews and articles about styluses and accessories.

LynkTec Apex rechargeable fine point stylus review

I have always been a big fan of styli since my days with my first Palm Pilot. There has hardly been a capacitive stylus that I haven’t used, from iFrogz to Wacom Bamboo, to Hand, to a plethora of other no-name brands over the years. When the opportunity came to review an active stylus, I …

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REMORA stylus & pen holder for Apple iPad Smart Covers review

iPad owners who use the Apple Smart Cover and also like to use a stylus to take notes or draw should check out the REMORA stylus & pen holder project on Kickstarter. It’s a leather stylus holder that magnetically sticks to the outside of the smart cover. They sent me one to try out and …

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Carry your charging cables inside your Connector Pen

Are you tired of having to lug around a bunch of charging cables just in case one of your devices needs a quick charge during the day?  Carry the Connector Pen in your pocket, and you’ll have charging cables, a ballpoint pen, and a stylus in one compact package.  The pen has a sleek, black,  brushed-aluminium …

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Cleanstylus is a stylus holding clip for your Surface Pro and iPad tablets

Using a stylus with your Android, iPad and Microsoft Surface Pro tablets is perfect for note taking and drawing. But the one feature lacking in 99% of tablets is that there’s no place to store the stylus when you’re not using it. So it ends up at the bottom of your bag or is easily lost. …

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A stylus that does only one thing is so passe!

The Upwrite stylus does more than just allow you to write and swipe on a capacitive touchscreen.  You can also twist the stylus point to open up the end of the stylus.  Hook the opening over the side of your phone, and the Upwrite becomes a kickstand.  While you have the end of the stylus open, …

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Astropad turns your iPad into a graphics tablet for your Mac

If you have a Mac, an iPad and also use Photoshop, you’re going to be very interested in Astropad. Astropad is a new Mac and iPad application that turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac and Photoshop. When you install Astropad on your Mac and the iOS app on your iPad, …

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Glider Gloves Winter Style Touchscreen Gloves review

I hate winter with a passion. I think snow is pretty to look at from inside a warm house, but I loathe being outdoors when the temperature drops to less than 40 degrees. I usually get my gloves out by the end of October so I can keep my hands warm when I’m going to and from work. Gloves …

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HexStyli pen has six tools in one small package

The Olixar HexStyli 6-in-1 Stylus Pen  provides you with both a pen and a capacitive stylus, as you’d expect.  It also has a ruler etched on one side in inches and another in millimeters on another for quick measurements, and it has a bubble level in the barrel for hanging pictures and other small jobs. …

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Dot-Tec DotPen active stylus review

My love for styluses goes way back to the good old days of the Palm Pilot PDA. If you know what that is, you’ll also remember the plastic “toothpick” stylus that started it all. When the iPhone and iPad came on the scene the stylus disappeared for awhile because touch screens changed from resistive to capacitive …

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If you like a stylus, then you should have put a ring on it

All the single ladies and gents who like to use a stylus but who can never find the thing when they want it need the Ring Stylus from Kikkerland Design. This stylus fits a size 8 finger, or you can wear it on a keyring or around your neck on a chain, so you’ll always …

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Sensu Buddy turns your No.2 pencil into a stylus

Minimalists like to pride themselves on being able to get by with the least amount of gear possible. That means carrying both a stylus and a pencil would be one writing implement too many. A possible solution to this problem is the Sensu Buddy Stylus. The Buddy Stylus is a specially designed capacitive stylus cap …

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StretchWrite turns your favorite pen or pencil into a stylus

The StretchWrite is a stretchy grip that will instantly turn your favorite pen or pencil into a touch screen compatible stylus. Just put the writing tip of the pen or pencil in one end of the StretchWrite and stretch the other end over the opposite side. Now you can write with the pencil or ink …

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Ten One Design is having an art contest for tablet doodlers

If you like to create artwork on your iPad, Android or other tablet with Ten One Design Pogo styluses, you should check out the 6th Annual Pogo Art Contest in honor of the company’s Pogo-branded sketching tools. The contest runs from July 7 through August 31, so you have plenty of time to get creative …

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Just Mobile announces new AluPen Digital active stylus

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 to …

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