Is there a pointer/pen available for the iPhone?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by monkeytennis, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. monkeytennis macrumors member

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    My parents find it difficult to type on the iPhone but otherwise think it's ideal.

    Is there a special pen or pointer available to help them select the keys more accurately on the touch keyboard?
     
  2. pjgeer macrumors member

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    There is this,POGO stylus. We have a couple coming into the store next week, will let you know how we like it.

    Pj:cool:
     
  3. Fuchal macrumors 68020

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    We have a one of these in the office to review. It works fine - it's just weird using a stylus on an iphone ;)
     
  4. ghostwriter macrumors regular

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    I heard the Pogo works pretty well. The only downside I've heard is there's no place on the iPhone to store a stylus, making it fairly easy to lose.
     
  5. soberbrain macrumors 65816

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    I saw it on ThinkGeek.com and it comes with a clip-on holder.

    http://www.thinkgeek.com/electronics/cell-phone/a31f/
     
  6. ghostwriter macrumors regular

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  8. Dr. Cabrera macrumors 65816

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    I've tried 3 different styli with my iphone .. ranging from the expensive pogo, down to the cheap ebay ones


    Simply put, they just aren't as responsive as using your fingers, thus defeating their "need for precision" purpose

    to be honest though

    some people have had great results ( better or equal responsiveness as using your finger)

    I think my Bodyguardz shield may have resulted in suboptimal results.
     

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