Wide-Body Cosmonaut Stylus Is Easy on the Eyes and Easier on the Hands

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Most styluses are designed to look and feel like a pen—great for writing, terrible for drawing. That's why this new stylus from Studio Neat is built like a crayon.

Dubbed, the Cosmonaut—presumably in reference to the old joke about NASA building $100,000 space pens and the Soviets simply bringing pencils—the stylus uses an oversized rubber grip that's more comfortable to hold for longer periods, as well as easier to grip by the elderly or children (though why you'd let either of them near your iPad is beyond me). According to Studio Neat, its designed to move across the glass like a "dry erase marker: fast, simple, low fidelity." It can also be used on any capacitive touch screen including iPhones and Androids—helpful for fat-fingered writers like myself.

It will retail for $25 and be available in either aluminum or cherry wood when it ships in approximately five weeks. [Studio Neat via Minimal Mac]