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A stylus is an input tool used with many touch screen devices, such as tablets and smartphones. It is shaped like a pen, but often has a special material at its tip to conduct electricity.

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Is there open source or free software to use my touchpad as absolute touch?

I'm running OS X Yosemite, and don't want to spend money on a Wacom tablet. Is there free software or code that can disable the acceleration of the touchpad so I can write effectively with a stylus?
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Is it possible to put in consitently readable notes with a stylus on an iPad

I have an iPad and I'd lovely to be able to use it for brainstorming and proper, detailed annotation of PDFs, but I find my attempts look like a child's fingerpainting: (The word I attempted to ...
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Is it safe to use styluses with iPads?

I know my question sounds stupid but I can't imagine scratching my iPad mini screen! I have iPad mini (Retina Display) and I'm considering getting Applydea Maglus stylus. But is it safe to use ...
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Are there iPad handwriting apps that allow you to insert space between lines?

I prefer to take notes and design code by hand. There are several good apps (Penultimate, Readability, Noteshelf, etc.), but they all seem to lack something I really wish they had: the ability to add ...
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Rubberized stylus, not moving smooth on iPad glass, any tricks?

Forgive me if this is the wrong site to ask this question but I figured this would be the typical audience that would have the answer to it. I have a Targus stylus for my iPad, with a rubber tip. ...
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Is it productive to use a Stylus with the iPad?

My son loves drawing comics. He wants to do it now on my iPad 3. Does anyone have experience with using a Stylus for such an activity? Does it make sense or will it be an exercise in futility? ...
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Screen Sensitivity of the retina display iPad (3rd generation). Is it better than before?

Does the new iPad support higher resolution tapping, or just more pixels for display. Stylii and the existing iPad feel like writing with a big marker on a big index card. Will the new iPad feel more ...
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Is there such a thing as a iPad stylus with a (relatively) fine and hard nib?

I use the Griffin stylus and although it does the job well enough it's a long way removed from using a pen on a tablet - I find the soft nib makes it difficult to write accurately. The other pens I've ...
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Is my iPad not accurate enough or is it the stylus?

I made some capacitive styli with my brother, following this video on Cnet. I tried using it with the Wacom notebook app, and the handwriting is a teensy bit too large to work as well as a real live ...