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Great for pointing, not for drawing,
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This review is from: Generic 3 Pack of Universal Touch Screen Stylus Pen (Red + Black + Silver) (Wireless Phone Accessory)
These stylus are very well made and work very well, if all you want to do is find an alternative to pressing the onscreen keyboard. However, these stylus are totally useless for use with a drawing program because the rubber tip will not glide across the screen. If you use your iPhone outdoors and you are wearing gloves, these stylus are for you. If you want to draw, then you'd be better off with a stylus with a soft foam tip.
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Initial post: Mar 10, 2010 2:05:20 PM PST
J. Dosunmu says:
Thank you for your review, save me money. I was hoping to use this for iphone Application Brushes, which is a drawing app.
Posted on Jul 17, 2010 7:56:45 AM PDT
H. Oh says:
Yes, you are right. I just purchased one, and it is indeed not for a drawing, in any means. Works okay with pointers. You need to press firmly to the machine to recognize the click. The clip on the top of the pen is plastic, and it looks fragile, so one needs to be careful not to clip on the thick materials.
Posted on Jan 26, 2011 2:12:56 PM PST
L. Petri says:
Right on! A total waste of money
Posted on Oct 31, 2011 12:11:54 AM PDT
Jose M. Cabanillas says:
So they suck ? I was gana buy one foe my ipad : (
In reply to an earlier post on Oct 31, 2011 2:38:48 AM PDT
Pierre Fontaine says:
If all you want to do is use it to press on the on-screen keyboard and launch icons then these styluses work great. If you want to draw with your iPad, then they are terrible because they offer too much resistance against the screen to draw freely. I hope that clarifies my review!
Posted on Dec 20, 2011 12:05:59 PM PST
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Posted on Jan 27, 2012 12:59:18 PM PST
B. Mejia says:
I tried this stylus on my iPad 2 and iPhone 4S and it skips too much and misses about every 4th tap. I don't have screen protectors on either device so that's not the problem. Them I bought a STYLUS-R-US one (actually two, the TERMINATOR and the EXECUTIVE) and what a difference. Just like they advertise. No pressure needed. No skipping at all. Perfect for takings notes and drawing. A little expensive but well worth it. I think their address is beststylusDOTcom.
Posted on Apr 21, 2012 4:50:41 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 21, 2012 5:11:53 PM PDT
J. Martin says:
Posted on Dec 7, 2012 7:54:34 AM PST
Thanks for the information. I was thinking to buy it for a handwriting program in App Store. Seems like I don't need to waste the money.