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  1. rhardin

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    Does anyone use a stylus on the iPad mini? Is it more helpful or more of a pain?
     
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    I keep buying styluses which are all good but I forget to use them! However, if you are writing a lot of notes, it is much easier with a stylus.
     
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    I use mine plus a keyboard. Main reason is that I hate it when the screen gets all greasy from my fingers touching it. It works fine for me.


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    I have a stylus which came free with a cover that I bought for my Mini, it's one of those rubber tipped ones which I only use when I'm signing a PDF so it has proved useful.

    The Archangel
     
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    I ordered a 10 pack for $2.99--they are racing red. I have used it on my mini when I play my detective games! :)
     
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    The cheaper styluses from amazon seem to be working, but you really have to press down with them to get full registers.
     
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    YOu bet, all the time. My fingers are fat, the stylus is not.
     
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    Absolutely... although finding a perfect one is difficult. I don't like finger prints on the screen though, so I keep trying...
     
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    i may have to give this a try myself, one thing I like about the samsung galaxy 8.0
     
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    Yes - use a stylus especially for writing apps. The first I bought was the cheapest I could find and did not slide smoothly over the screen. Subsequent ones have cost a bit more and have worked a lot better.
     
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    i always use a stylus, my latest one a Tecknet stylus off Amazon has fabric tip rather than the usual rubber tip, i have been using it for a few weeks now and i'm finding it really good.....it was really cheap too.
     
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    I should have added that the best styluses I have found are the ones with a see-through disc on the end (instead of the squidgy black dome). The reason for this is that they allow you to see the point at which you are writing/drawing. The ones in this category which I have used are the Adonit Jot and the Hex3 Jaja.
    Interestingly in the blog on the Hex3 Jaja site ( Convert Your Mechanical Pencil to A Stylus with JaJa Teflon Tips ) there is advice (which I followed) to fit one of their teflon tips in an ordinary (metal) 0.7mm propelling pencil. This is quite an economical solution as 4 tips are $20!
     
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    I have nails so need it but if I break a nail, I have fat fingers, so it's mandatory. I usually buy a pack of 10 for $3 or $4 on Amazon. eBay has some good dels as well. They generally come from China in about 10 days. I jave a Mini and 2 so need more than a coupe around. They wear out, get lost or are borrowed permanently.
     
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    So the detectives can't see you fingerprints! :p
     
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