stylus Stories May 25, 2016

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We’ve moved passed the days when GoPro was the only name in action camera equipment. Now, the market is littered with cost-effective and high-end options. Extreme athletes and YouTube stars are looking for other ways to capture their adventures. Manufacturers have taken note and are now churning out new products that are designed to take a beating. Olympus is the latest with its Stylus Tough TG-Tracker Action Camera that has every bell and whistle you might imagine. More below.

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stylus Stories November 26, 2015

expiredPencil by FiftyThree smart iPad stylus hits its lowest price yet from $30 Prime shipped (Orig. $50), more

Amazon is offering the Pencil by FiftyThree at all-time low prices today. The smart stylus for iPad, iPad Pro and iPhone is now available for $29.99 in Graphite and $39.99 shipped in Gold and Walnut. As usual, the Graphite model will ship free for Prime members or in orders of $35 or more. This is $10 below the lowest price we have ever seen (including Black Friday last year) and the current best price around. This same deal is also available at Best Buy.

Pencil by Fifty-three allows you to draw or sketch ideas and art on iOS devices via the Paper iOS app. They feature Bluetooth connectivity, palm rejection tech, a pressure sensitive tip, USB rechargeable battery, and more. Rated 4.1/5 stars from over 1,450 Amazon customers.

While it may not be as highly rated as the Pencil option, the Livescribe 3 Smartpen for Android & iOS Tablets and Smartphones is also on sale for $99 shipped at Amazon and Best Buy. That’s about $50 under the going rate and the best price we have ever tracked. While reviews are split on Amazon, Best Buy customers give it a 4.1/5 stars.

stylus Stories October 14, 2015

expirediLuv iPhone 5/s shockproof case and stylus $1 Prime shipped (Orig. $10)

iLuvCell via Amazon has its Hybrid Dual Layer Shockproof Case for iPhone 5/5s with Stylus in Blue/Grey for $9.99. When you add it to your cart the price will drop to only $1 Prime shipped. That’s a $8.99 discount of the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen. The case doesn’t cover any ports and comes with a handy stylus. 

It received 3.8/5 star reviews.

stylus Stories January 12, 2015

expiredAdonit Jot Touch Pixelpoint Bluetooth LE iPad stylus $50 shipped (Reg. $100)

Update: Microsoft has the Adonit Jot Mini Fine Point Stylus for $17.99 in 3 colors today for $17.99 shipped ($7 0ff), Amazon offers its Basics Stylus in black for $7 Prime Shipped

Today only, as one of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the Adonit Jot Touch for $49.99 with free shipping. That’s 50% below its regular price and a match for the lowest we’ve ever seen. Amazon is currently charging $95.73 for it. Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars.

The Jot Touch features a 3.18mm tip with over 2,000 levels of pressure sensitivity, Bluetooth LE technology and is capable of palm rejection. The included USB dongle charges the stylus in 1.5 hours giving users 11 hours of drawing time. It’s compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud and a handful of content creation iOS apps.

stylus Stories December 17, 2014

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While companies seem to be trying to stuff battery packs into just about anything these days, we spotted one recently that claims to be the “world’s first pen with an integrated smartphone battery.” The Power Pen brings together a traditional pen and a stylus, with a built-in battery to give your mobile devices a little extra juice…

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stylus Stories December 9, 2014

expiredAdonit Jot Touch w/ Pixelpoint Bluetooth LE pressure sensitive stylus for iPad $50 shipped (Reg. $100)

Adonis offers its Jot Touch with Pixelpoint Bluetooth LE pressure sensitive stylus (iPad 3 and up, mini) for $99.99. Coupon code SNOWFLAKE (today only) brings the final price down to $49.99 shipped. That’s a savings of 50% off the regular price, $50 better than Amazon and the lowest that we’ve seen by $25.

The Jot Touch features a 3.18mm tip with over 2,000 levels of pressure sensitivity, utilitizes Bluetooth LE technology and is capable of palm rejection during use. The included USB dongle charges the stylus in 1.5 hours giving users 11 hours of drawing time. This stylus is compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud and a handful of content creation apps on the iPad such as Photoshop Sketch, Concepts, Procreate and Noteshelf.

At Amazon, 153 users rate this stylus 3.5/5 stars.

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