An iPad stylus for lovers of fat markers (video)
There’s a new iPad coming soon which breaks the mold. Unlike most thin pen style styluses, the Scribbly was designed with a fat marker in mind. It’s quite thick and it even comes with a cap. It’s due out "soon", with a retail of £10.
What I find most interesting here isn’t the stylus itself. I’m watching the rise of the iPad styluses in the tech blogs. There’s more styluses lately, and they’re gradually getting more attention. I think that says some interesting things about how people want to use their tablets.
A stylus is about as far as you can go away from the multi-touch gestures of an iPad screen without actually using a keyboard. It’s a rejection of the new touch methods in favor of the tried and true usability of a pen.
The Scribbly Marker Pen iPad Stylus from Scribbly Stylus on Vimeo.
sarah11918 June 27, 2011 um 8:50 am
Looks kind of like the Cosmonaut, which we’ve pre-ordered: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/danprovost/the-cosmonaut-a-wide-grip-stylus-for-touch-screens
The dry-erase marker style isn’t a bad idea since, like the iPad, you’re trying not to touch the surface with your hand as you write.
Nate Hoffelder June 27, 2011 um 9:20 am
I’d say that the Cosmonaut looks a little thinner, but it’s basically the same.
Sweetpea June 27, 2011 um 9:41 am
See, I’m not alone in wanting to be able to use a stylus! finger gestures is all fine and dandy, but some things are just best done with a stylus.
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