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New Apple patent reveals more details on its possible iPad stylus


“Nobody wants a stylus!” Steve Jobs once famously said. However, it looks like Apple is seriously rethinking this proposition because a new patent spotted by AppleInsider gives us some fresh details on how the company might incorporate a stylus into its iPad. As we saw in an earlier Apple stylus patent filing, Apple sees the stylus much more as an add-on for its devices and not a core component. Apple’s proposed stylus has an extendable “nib” that can be lengthened and shortened to give users the ability to draw slimmer or thicker lines on their displays. “Unlike current styli, Apple’s invention notes that the conductive nib may have variable interaction surface dimensions dictated by length,” AppleInsider comments. “For example, a

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