iPad Gets A Stylus: Creatives Everywhere Can Rejoice

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If there is one issue that the iPad has in the eyes of the artist, it is that the device lacks a stylus. Sure, there have been attempts to create a

You should check out the video at the beginning of this article to check out the Pogo Sketch in action on the iPad (the 3-minute mark is when it gets interesting).

From the looks of it, It works as advertised. However, keep in mind that there is no pressure sensitivity like you would get with Wacom tablet products.

Lack of touch sensitivity aside (which is an iPad issue), the Pogo Sketch looks like a fantastic product that artists and creatives should enable artists and creatives to get much more use out of their iPad.

Written by James Mowery

James Mowery is a passionate technology journalist and entrepreneur who has written for various top-tier publications like Mashable and CMSWire. Follow him on Twitter: @JMowery.
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#1
Toby Leftly
April 16th, 2010 at 5:29 am

Sold. Been talking to a few people about this and figured it was only a matter of time before someone made an official stylus. For typing I’m finding the iPad keyboard sufficient, but for sketching and drawing a stylus would be far superior.

 
 
#2
jamesmowery
April 16th, 2010 at 5:39 am

@Toby

I agree, Toby. If I had an iPad, this would be an automatic purchase, without question. If even to just attempt to draw, as my art skills are lacking.

 
 
#3
Krishna Sadasivam
April 16th, 2010 at 9:34 am

It’s a start. Hoping that we’ll get pressure sensitivity in a future iPad update. That’s when I’ll buy.

 

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