This article mainly discusses the design aspects of the human factor engineering (HFE) in regards to the handling and storage of the stylus on mobile devices. It does not go into the details of say, how well each stylus perform when taking notes, or drawing on the screen.
Review Criteria: 1) Storage and mobility 2) Battery 3) Handling
Samsung Galaxy Note was the first to incorporate the stylus into the phone design, and they called it the S Pen. It was a brilliant move, and this remains an outstanding design feature. To this day, it continues as the only phone with such design to our best knowledge.
The S Pen is [...]
The iPhones are currently in the 10th iteration, and it has grown from that the small, squarish ice cream bar to a beautiful and sexy design in the new iPhone X. It might not the first phone in the market to introduce some of its “new” features, such as OLED screens, doing away with the Home button and bezel, and facial recognition technology. Unlike earlier, where Apple was the first to use the Nano SIM in the iPhone 5 in 2012 and dropping the 3.5mm phone jack in favour of the wireless earphone. The only “breakthrough” now is probably because the changes are new to “pure” Apple users, but not entirely new in the market per se.
iPhone X was [...]