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JukeStyle Stylus Review and Giveaway

17 Sep jukestyle stylus extended to pen on a newspaper crossword.

Although tablets and smart phones work well with fingers, I still like to use a stylus. I now have several of them, including a couple I reviewed last year.  

There are a number of reasons you should use a stylus, and here are just a few of mine:

  • The screen doesn’t need cleaning so much (particularly if children are using the device.)
  • A stylus is more accurate for things like drawing, writing, and doing those fiddly little picture-logic puzzles I love. My kids find it helps with accuracy in some of their games.
  • Less of the screen is obscured by your hand as you use the stylus.

Once you use a stylus, I’m sure you’ll see even more reasons.

Today I am reviewing the JukeStyle Stylus. Continue reading

Using your iPad with Stylus

8 May

There are lots of accessories for the various generations of iPad, but catching my eye recently were the range of styluses available.  What is a stylus?  Basically, it is a pen for your iPad or iPhone (or finger-alternative perhaps?)  There are many models available and a quick internet search will show you more than you thought.  I simply went down to electronics and entertainment section of  my local Big W store and found a nice range there.  There was a blingy stylus for the yummy mummy or glamour iPad user, one that had a real pen inside, some attached to iPad stands, and styluses in various colours.  They all work exactly the same, so I picked two of the more basic varieties, each just under $20.  Shop around and you will find similar styluses at similar or cheaper prices.  Any of these styluses will work on any touch screen device, including other Tablets and Smart Phones. Continue reading

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