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  • n  a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player
  • n  a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
    he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus

  • A golden labrador retriever, in fact, that I could call to aloud and pet with a stylus.
  • Move the stylus across the fetus's face, and you will feel the contours of its nose, lips and ears.
  • A stylus serves as both a pen for note taking, and as a mouse for operating programs.
News & Articles

  • Sony Mobile event invites tease sizable surprise, could mean Xperia Z Ultra
    Several French sites report receiving invites (shown above) to a Sony Mobile press event promising a surprise of size while showing off a device's slender side profile and a stylus. The reference could be a teaser for the rumored Xperia Z Ultra, believed to be a Sony competitor to the Galaxy Notes of the world featuring a 6.44-inch 1080p display and possibly a Snapdragon 800 CPU inside. The ...
    June 13, 2013 - Engadget
  • N-trig DuoSense Pen2: Who Needs a Stylus?
    With the dawn of capacitive touch displays and the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, etc., some might think the day of the stylus is past. N-trig has been around since 1999 working on stylus hardware, and they disagree. Just what can you do with a stylus that you can't do with capacitive touch? Well, art, legible notes, and a real signature are three things that come to mind. Other than that? Yeah ...
    June 12, 2013 - AnandTech
  • First Looks: Griffin MouthStick Stylus
    We won't be issuing a full review of Griffin's MouthStick Stylus ($30), but did want to spotlight it as an accessibility accessory. Designed for people who can't use Apple's touchscreen devices with their hands, it places a common-looking rubber-tipped conductive stylus at the end of a 12-inch pole, with a mouth-grip at the opposite side. Three sets of BPA- and latex-free sleeves are included to ...
    June 12, 2013 - iLounge
Quotes

  • Walt Mossberg in Washington Post
    Its clever finger-touch interface, which dispenses with a stylus and most buttons, works well, though it sometimes adds steps to common functions,Mossberg wrote.
  • Steve Ballmer in eWeek
    Do we think people want to take notes and draw. What's the best way to do that? Well, there are different ways to do that and we'll support them all,Ballmer told the audience. "Today, we offer devices that do use a stylus. I certainly...
  • Mark Hofmann in imaging resource (press release)
    The Stylus 790 SW offers the performance and durability that consumers have come to trust from the Stylus SW family with a sleek new look and innovative feature set,said Mark Hoffman, director, Product Marketing, Olympus Imaging America Inc....

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