Two Reasons Why A Stylus is Better

Ben Brooks:

  1. Writing hand-written notes.
  2. Drawing precision things.

We can glide our fingers on the iPad’s solid glass surface. The icons and every element of the UI are precisely designed for our fingers. A stylus in this iPad experience is an intrusion.

But what if the display instead of being solid glass has a bit more friction, a little indentation when you press on it, and the UI is designed to be sensitive to the angle and pressure of a stylus so you can take hand-written notes and doodle like you would with a real pencil and paper? A stylus in this experience would be absolutely essential.

No, this e-paper does not exist, yet.