OT: iPhone howto

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 24 23:52:17 CET 2009

On Tuesday 24 February 2009, The Digital Pioneer wrote:
> Whaaat? iPhone touchscreen can't be used with a stylus?? What is it, heat
> sensitive or something?

Capacitive. Doesn't work with a stylus, fingernail or gloves. Not good if you 
have particularly dry fingertips either. The G1 has the same problem. You can 
get a special stylus for them, but the tip's about the size of a small 
fingertip. The advantage is you can use a relatively robust glass screen 
that's more pocket-proof than a resistive screen like the one on the OM. 

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