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Accessory combines capacitive stylus, USB thumb drive, smartphone stand into one

0. phoneArena posted on 15 Aug 2013, 23:28

Kickstarter is a place where lots of cool and innovative ideas are transformed into real, tangible products. One such project is the US3 Drive, which combines three functions into a single device that easily fits into any pocket. The accessory is essentially a USB thumb drive that comes with a built-in capacitive stylus that works on the screens of pretty much all smartphones and tablets today...

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posted on 15 Aug 2013, 23:56 2

1. Myrith (Posts: 57; Member since: 17 Feb 2012)

Do people actually find capacitive styluses useful?
I always see so many gimmicky products with an attached stylus, too. I think they're much worse than using your finger -- because at least with your finger, you can feel the contact and can tell which exact part of the screen is getting touched. The squishiness of a fat stylus makes the contact erratic.

posted on 16 Aug 2013, 12:59 2

3. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)

Depends what one is doing with it.
My mom is arthritic, and so her accuracy and dexterity are sometimes compromised, so using a stylus allows her to be more accurate with her presses (although a bit slower, it's more accurate). Plus it allows her to better see what's on the screen without losing her place.

posted on 16 Aug 2013, 00:03 1

2. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2285; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


posted on 16 Aug 2013, 14:19

4. dipereira0123 (Posts: 17; Member since: 26 Jul 2011)

0:35 - that pointy edges doenst seem too much friendly...

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