Rene and I are at Macworld 2012 and had the pleasure of talking to Penultimate developer Ben Zotto. You, the iMore nation, asked us to ask Ben his thoughts on styli for the iPad, so we did! Check out the video above for Ben's insights on the personal decision of choosing a stylus.
Here's a list of the ones he mentioned:
- Pogo Sketch Pro - $24.95 - Amazon link (opens in new tab)
- Pogo Sketch Plus - $14.95 - Ten One Design link
- Wacom Bamboo - $25.43 - Amazon link (opens in new tab)
- Cosmonaut - $25 - Studio Neat link
What's your favorite stylus to use with Penultimate?
Adonit Jot Pro - nothing better.
That's great to hear. That's my cousin's company!
Tell your cousin I love his product! I recently did a review on my blog. Definitely my preferred stylus.
Absolutely agree with this. I've tried several different styli. Rubber tips drag too much, and brush tips are terrible for taking notes because you can't see where you're writing. The clear tip on the Jot Pro is perfect.
Ur the reason i bought it,heard it from you.
I had first hand experience with two of these this week. Based on a write-up on journalling over at the Gadgeteer last week, I ordered the Pogo Sketch Pro and the Wacom Bamboo. When I received them, the Pogo would not work AT ALL on an IPad with the Zagg screen protector installed. The Wacom is still working fine as the credit should be processing at Amazon for the Pogo.
It also does ok with the Penultimate software... Penultimate also has Evernote integration so for me, this combo is a no-brainer. It's the screen protector that a lot of these stylus guys just happen to not mention..
i love the alupen. read my blog post on it here: http://bit.ly/xh79uy
that post is also published in the latest issue of iBusiness magazine!
Same. I tried Pogo Sketch, Targus, Griffin, and finally settled with AluPen. I think it has the much required wieighty feeling to it, it feels like you're holding an actual pen. Very smooth and accurate.
Sorry to revive a year old discussion...just curious where you were able to try the styli? I bought a Bamboo from Best Buy...as I'm really, really enjoying Penultimate lately. Just not sure I want to inbox it...in the case I'm not happy with it. I can't draw stick people well. It's only for note taking....no art at all. Do Apple stores have them out and available to play with? Or are there other retailers that allow 'testing'?
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