Adonit on Tuesday announced a new Jot Script Evernote Edition, a Bluetooth-enabled note-taking stylus for iPad that features a slimmer build, longer-lasting rechargeable battery and improved precision and app integration. The stylus has a better grip, upgraded Pixelpoint tip and improved palm rejection for a more precise experience with some of the best note-taking apps.

Jot Script Evernote Edition iPad Stylus
Specifically, the stylus is capable of faster stroke tracking, smoother line rendering, and better tip-to-line accuracy. It has a built-in USB lithium-ion rechargeable battery that delivers up to 20 hours of uninterrupted writing, with a full charge taking 45 minutes. The stylus must be paired with a Bluetooth 4.0 device, limiting its compatibility to the third-generation iPad and newer, all iPad mini models or iPhone 4s and newer.

The new Evernote Jot Script 2 stylus is available for $74.99 through Adonit or Evernote and includes Evernote Premium free for six months. The stylus is specifically designed for several note-taking apps on iPad, including Evernote, Forge, Notes Plus and GoodNotes, each of which can be found on the App Store. Pairing the stylus with an iPad is a seamless, one-time process using Evernote's Penultimate.

Top Rated Comments

brinary001 Avatar
83 months ago
Hopefully it's quieter than the first one. My god putting that thing to the screen sounded like checking the microphone at a karaoke night.

Also, no company has successfully pulled of the capacitive stylus. Sorry, but the iPad just isn't a note-taking and drawing tool. I realize this may result in my crucifixion for saying this on this site, but get a Surface Pro or Galaxy Note tab to achieve true handwritten notes.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macduke Avatar
83 months ago
This is interesting. At the bottom of the product page, it says this:

iPad Air 2: 30 hours
iPad Air 1: 50 hours

This makes me wonder if it actually does fix the issue with the iPad Air 2? Like it's having to output a stronger field from the tip to make it register properly on the new display technology that wasn't as compatible? I can't see anywhere that says it has pressure sensitivity, which is the main point of having something like this for me. It seems like the Touch only has that as it's more expensive and lists it plainly on the product page, but I can't find anywhere that it says it works properly with the iPad Air 2.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bushido Avatar
83 months ago
i wish i could write on my ipad like on the note but as it stands my writing looks like a 5 year old attempting to write letters ^^
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macduke Avatar
83 months ago
However... Considering that the iPad 2 uses a new screen technology for refresh that seriously hampers use of styluses. The ultimate question is, will the new stylus work with iPad Air 2? Apple seems to be very silent on this issue, despite a handwritten letter to Tim Cook, I have yet to hear anything regarding Apple's stance on this issue.

Has Adonit fixed the problems with their styli and the iPad Air 2? Been holding off in getting one due to it basically being unusable despite a number of updates.

I realise the iPad isnt designed first and foremost for stylus's but they are pretty useful for drawing and note taking.

I really want to know this as well. As someone who owns the Adobe Ink and Slide (manufactured by Adonit and uses the now previous-gen pixel point technology) and a couple months later bought an iPad Air 2, I haven't been able to fully use the stylus like I could on my old iPad Mini 2 which my wife now uses to run her business. I wanted a bigger display, and loved that the iPad Air 2 has more RAM which means apps crash less often and you can have more layers and higher resolution in drawing apps.

The recent updates to their SDK have improved the wavy line issue, but the disconnection issue is very much present. I have found a work around of keeping one finger from my left hand in the lower corner of the screen while drawing with my right, but this can be annoying if my finger slips off, or if I'm using an app that has a toolbar in the way that constantly gets tapped, or if I'm using an app that doesn't work well with another finger on the screen and glitches out repeatedly.

The whole experience has been frustrating, and considering I spent $200 on it really sours me for trying something else—even if it is much less expensive. I'm really hoping with the iPad Pro Apple releases a branded stylus. I don't care if I have to pay $200 just for that as long as it works. But hopefully they integrate the pressure sensitivity into the display itself, alongside force touch for additional actions (maybe for activating split screen multitasking?), and the pen itself could be made cheaper that way as it wouldn't need to be engineered to such a ridiculous extent just to work.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xraydoc Avatar
83 months ago
Still no pen clip.

That's my biggest complaint about the original Jot Script. Even emailed them about it. Looks like it still doesn't have one.

Really don't like the way it flops about in my pocket. Needs a pen clip.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
sfwalter Avatar
83 months ago
I'm in a holding pattern to see if force touch is coming to the iPhone and iPad. If so then I can see a stylus with pressure sensitivity with apps such as pixelmator.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Top Stories

iPhone 13 Always On Feature

iPhone 13 to Bring Over a Major Feature From the Apple Watch

Wednesday July 28, 2021 2:21 am PDT by
Apple's upcoming iPhone 13 lineup will feature an always-on display akin to the Apple Watch Series 5 and Series 6, according to recent reports. In his weekly Power On newsletter, Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman, who often reveals accurate insights into Apple's plans, said that the iPhone 13 may feature an Apple Watch-inspired always-on mode. The Apple Watch Series 5 and Apple Watch...
REC ASA CODE2016 20160601 205816 2745

Elon Musk Reportedly Demanded to Become Apple CEO as Part of Potential Tesla Acquisition [Update: Musk Denies]

Friday July 30, 2021 9:04 am PDT by
Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly once demanded that he be made Apple CEO in a brief discussion of a potential acquisition with Apple's current CEO, Tim Cook. The claim comes in a new book titled "Power Play: Tesla, Elon Musk and the Bet of the Century," as reviewed by The Los Angeles Times. According to the book, during a 2016 phone call between Musk and Cook that touched on the possibility of ...
duracell battery bitter coating

Apple Says Don't Buy AirTag Replacement Batteries With Bitter Coating

Wednesday July 28, 2021 11:08 am PDT by
Since AirTags were just released earlier this year and are expected to have a year-long battery life, it may be some time yet before AirTag users need a replacement battery, but when the time comes for a refresh, Apple is warning customers not to buy batteries with a bitter coating. AirTags use coin-shaped CR2032 batteries, which happen to be a size that's easy to swallow. Some battery...
nothing ear 1 buds 1

Nothing 'Ear (1)' True Wireless Earbuds Launch to Take on AirPods Pro With ANC and Unusual Design for $99

Tuesday July 27, 2021 7:57 am PDT by
Nothing, a new brand from OnePlus founder Carl Pei, has today officially launched the "Ear (1)" true wireless earbuds after months of anticipation around the company's AirPods Pro rival. The Ear (1) features an in-ear design, Active Noise Cancelation, Bluetooth 5.2, IPX4 water resistance, and a charging case with Qi-compatible wireless charging and a USB-C port. Fast pairing is supported on...
General Apps Messages

Android iMessage Competitor Puts Pressure on Apple

Friday July 30, 2021 3:15 am PDT by
Google and the three major U.S. carriers, including Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, will all support a new communications protocol on Android smartphones starting in 2022, a move that puts pressure on Apple to adopt a new cross-platform messaging standard and may present a challenge to iMessage. Verizon recently announced that it is planning to adopt Messages by Google as its default messaging...
Apple Leak Feature

Apple Demands Leaker Reveals Sources Under Threat of Being Reported to Police

Wednesday July 28, 2021 6:53 am PDT by
Apple has sent a cease and desist letter to a leaker based in China as part of its continuing attempts to curtail leaks of unreleased products, according to Vice. A Chinese citizen who shared images of stolen Apple prototypes on social media was sent a warning letter from Fangda Partners, Apple's law firm in China, on June 18, 2021. An extract from the letter read:You have disclosed without ...
apple rtp land

Apple Preparing to Occupy 200,000 Square Feet of Temporary Space Ahead of New $1 Billion North Carolina Campus

Thursday July 29, 2021 9:14 am PDT by
Back in April, Apple announced a $430 billion investment over the next five years to create more than 20,000 new jobs as the company continues to expand. One significant piece of that plan is a new engineering and research center in North Carolina where Apple will be investing over $1 billion and hiring at least 3,000 employees. Assemblage of seven properties in Research Triangle Park owned by ...
iOS 15 General Feature Purple

Everything New in iOS 15 Beta 4: Safari Tweaks, MagSafe Battery Pack Support, Notification Updates and More

Tuesday July 27, 2021 11:47 am PDT by
Apple today released the fourth betas of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, introducing additional refinements to the new features that are coming in the software updates. In these betas, Apple has introduced changes for Safari, Notifications, Focus mode, and more. Safari Updates Apple is continuing to refine the design of Safari on the iPhone, and in iOS 15, there are tweaks to improve usability. ...
new m1 chip

Tim Cook on Apple Deciding to Manufacture Components: 'We Ask Ourselves If We Can Do Something Better'

Tuesday July 27, 2021 3:04 pm PDT by
During today's earnings call for the third fiscal quarter of 2021 (second calendar quarter), Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked how Apple decides what components to purchase and what components to develop, and Cook said that Apple asks if it can be done better. We ask ourselves if we can do something better. If we can deliver a better product. If we can buy something in the market and it's great...
a15 chip

iPhone 13 and Redesigned MacBook Pro Chip Production Hit With Gas Contamination

Friday July 30, 2021 5:44 am PDT by
The most important TSMC factory that manufactures Apple's chips destined for next-generation iPhone and Mac models has been hit by a gas contamination, according to Nikkei Asia. The factory, known as "Fab 18," is TSMC's most advanced chipmaking facility. TSMC is Apple's sole chip supplier, making all of the processors used in every Apple device with a custom silicon chip. Industry...