What I said was, "I agree that you shouldn't NEED a stylus to make some things work on a tablet but I NEED a stylus for my line of work."
I understand that many people have different computing needs.
The broad spongy (plastic?) tip on the end of a capacitive stylus is not there to prevent scratches. It is there because a capacitive screen requires a larger surface area of contact to work properly. I know because I have experimented with capacitive styli by trimming them down. You cannot get them to work reliably when they are trimmed down to a pen-sized tip. If they could design them more like pens, companies would manufacture them.
By the way, I have never seen any capacitive styli with a clear end. Could you send me a link? Thanks.
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