Wacom, a longtime maker of digitizer tablets, has offered its own stylus solution for the iPad.
The Wacom Bamboo Stylus for the iPad isn't the first stylus created to work with Apple's tablet, but it might be one of the most comfortable we've ever used. The $29.99 stylus has a similar heft to a real pen, and has a soft rubberized tip.
A detachable pen-clip on the back could be useful for clipping on the back of a case, but not many cases we own have dedicated storage pockets for styli. A matte-textured barrel is about as thick as a ballpoint pen's.
The Wacom Bamboo Stylus side-by-side with a Pogo Sketch stylus. They're both nearly identical in terms of length. The Sketch has a foam tip and a thinner, lighter design, whereas the Bamboo feels much more substantial.