A tip for stylus users

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  1. Flotzie
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    Hi,
    I use a Boxwave stylus. It's a good stylus but sometimes sticks/drags a bit on the screen

    A solution I've found is to dip the end in a little pot of talc. It then glides across the screen lovely!
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    Thanks for the tip ... I'm going to have to try that (I use the same stylus).

    Marilyn
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    A little pot of what?

    Question, does the iPad recognize a stylus as it would your finger, because my wife has a app that puts the photos in black n white and u draw what part of the pic u want color and sometimes the finger may to big to get too detail and we've noticed u can't really anything but the finger
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    Talcum Powder.

    A capacitive stylus works the same as your finger, but is better for drawing.

    Type 'Boxwave Stylus' in Amazon search box.
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    Boxwave styra, the one with the pen....do u know if that stylus rubber tip is not as fat as the regular boxwave stylus?
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    Not quite sure.

    This is the one I use

    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000ETU944/ref=oss_product"]http://www.amazon.co.uk/BoxWave-Capacitive-iPad-Stylus-Black/dp/B000BUI76S/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top[/ame]
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2011
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    does it scratch
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    I been using various one from 'Stylue-R-Us'. Little bit of a learning curve, but works great. I've been using their stylus since last November and will never go back.
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    +1 on Stylus-R-Us. I have two and never use my finger. It glides smoothly if you apply a light touch. I use it primarily for note taking.
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    I tried a stylus for a bit, but it was too small (thin and short) to be comfortable. How is the feel of the Stylus R Us one for feel?
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    I personally use my nose as I'm short-sighted (and have a BIG nose) ;-)
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    I love the Boxwave one. Have a silver one and just ordered a black one with the pen as well. They dont scratch the screen at all BTW.
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    If you use the sylus without a screen protector, have you noticed any scratches from the stylus on the screen?
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    Do you know any other brands that don't scratch either?
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    I dont sorry, I've only used the Boxwave ones.
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    Targus. I haven't had any problems with my purchase. You can find them best buy and online.
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    I know this first hand ...

    Boxwave and Targus stylus are IDENTICAL !
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2011
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    A much cheaper alternative to the Boxwave .. that what I ended up buying ...

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Pyrus-Electronics-Capacitive-Samsung-Devices/dp/B004J076FE/ref=pd_sxp_grid_pt_0_0]Amazon.com: Pyrus Electronics Capacitive Stylus for iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, iPhone and other Touch Screen Devices (Silver): Electronics[/ame]
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    Griffin stylus

    Hi,
    As a Brit visiting the US, I found a great, soft tipped stylus at a store called Target. It is made by Griffin and is like a small pen, complete with clip.
    I find it very tactile and I'm even using it in one hand to type with.
    Denny
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    I use my Boxwave stylus without a screen protector. No scratches, or marks of any kind following using the stylus.
    I still use quite a bit of screen cleaner though as there are times when I don't use the stylus.

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