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Touch Pad Pencil lets you draw on your touchscreen experience

If you can’t afford to splash out £25 on the North Face Etip gloves, and you cannot be bothered to sew on your own conductive tips, but still need to use your touchscreen whilst keeping your paws warm, then the Suck UK Touch Pad Pencil Stylus could be just what you need.

Taking the form of a retro pencil that will remind you of your school days, the Touch Pad Pencil Stylus is made up of a conductive rubber material, that will work on the capacitive screen of your smartphone or tablet.

“They say the pen is mightier than the sword, so by extension it’s safe to assume the pencil is mightier than the finger,” says the official site. “Make you and your smartphone look even smarter with a Suck UK Pencil Stylus.”

It’s makers describe it as the “most stylish stylus money can buy” and we have to agree. Well, it beats using a sausage anyway.

The Touch Pad Pencil Stylus is available from Suck UK for £7.50.


BlackBerry Curve 8520 in pink

Phones 4u recently announced an exclusive pink BlackBerry Curve 8520. We braved blizzards and black ice to get our hands on one to bring you all the details.

Well we say details, but the Curve 8520 has been around for a while. We reviewed it in full back in August 2009, and you can read that review here if you want to know exactly we thought about it at the time.

It isn’t the most advanced BlackBerry around, but it is affordable: Phones 4u are selling this pink number for £129.95 on pay as you go, or free on certain monthly tariffs; we glanced over those listed and we reckon you could probably haggle on some of them for a better deal… Read more »

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