Stylus for the iPhone?

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by iUser, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. iUser

    iUser Well-Known Member

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    This is one thing I would love to see if the text messaging is a little sloppy. Sure, using fingers are nice and all, but from the looks of it a stylus would be a lot more accurate.
     
  2. flam

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    Screen

    It's probably a good idea to use a stylus.. otherwise the screen will get dirty from finger prints etc.
     
  3. iUser

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    I think there are applications that make it so fingerprints will not show up on plastics anymore. The main use I would have for a stylus is just plain accuracy of the buttons.
     
  4. Dr.Ead

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    and for the GPS function. moving around maps on the iPhone with your thumb simply gets you frustrated
     
  5. iUser

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    Especially if you're in an extreme hurry and pressured, your hand starts shaking.. your map could end up miles and miles away from where you meant it to be ;)
     
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    i agree, but when i first heard of the iphone coming out, i was hoping it would have a sliding keyboard for sms and email. i think that would be sooo much more accurate than a stylus on a touch screen -- but if you watch the video, steve jobs talks about how he and everyone else hates styluses (styli? lol)
     
  7. iUser

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    Yeah, that's the thing that has me doubting there will be an "apple exclusive" release of a stylus. Also, styli is the correct plural of stylus. ;)
     
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    Actually, if you'd have watched the keynote, Steve hates the stylus. That was the whole point in finger control.
     
  9. Dr.Ead

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    if you got a BIG thumb, then you wont be able use the iPhone with one hand.
     
  10. apple

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    What do you mean, you could use one hand.

    Hold it with one hand, and use your other hand to do the selecting.