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3M Introduces Touchscreen Stylus to Line of Mobile Accessories

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>New 3M Touchscreen Stylus and 3M Extendable Touchscreen Stylus Provide Precision and Effortless Interface for Smartphones and Tablets</i> </p>

Thursday, October 25, 2012

3M Introduces Touchscreen Stylus to Line of Mobile Accessories15:56 EDT Thursday, October 25, 2012 ST. PAUL, Minn. (Business Wire) -- Everyone loves a touchscreen, except for when a finger seems just a little too big to click a tiny icon or when losing at a game of Draw Something. For those looking to add some precision to their tablet and smartphone experiences, the 3M Mobile Interactive Solutions Division is introducing two Touchscreen Styluses to its line of mobile device accessories. 3M(TM) Extendable Touchscreen Stylus (Photo: Business Wire) Designed to effectively interact with all types of touchscreen displays, the 3M Touchscreen Stylus and Extendable Touchscreen Stylus allow users to manipulate touch-optimized displays with pinpoint precision. The Extendable Touchscreen Stylus is ideal for anyone who needs a stylus while on the go. With a tethered cord that easily attaches to the speaker jack on most devices, the 3M Extendable Touchscreen Stylus extends to four-inches to rest comfortably in the hand and offers precision touch with a narrow tip of six millimeters. The 3M Touchscreen Stylus – measuring five inches in length with a seven millimeter tip – is perfect for working professionals and creative types looking to use writing, painting and drawing applications while on the job. “As the mobile device category continues to expand with new smartphones, tablets and e-readers, we are continually looking for new ways to offer innovative accessories to complement these mobile devices,” says Nicola Stevens, Business Manager 3M Mobile Interactive Solutions. “The 3M Touchscreen Stylus' makes a great addition to our line of screen protectors and backskins.” Compatible with all 3M screen protectors, both products feature a durable, silicone tip that is safe and gentle to use on touchscreen surfaces while providing a smooth and effortless glide. The 3M Touchscreen Stylus is available for $14.99 in black, silver, grey and pink and the Extendable Touchscreen Stylus is available in black, silver, navy and pink for $19.99 at shop3M.com. For more information, please visit www.3Mscreens.com/stylus. From:3M Public Relations and Corporate Communications3M Center, Building 225-1S-15St. Paul, MN 55144-1000 About 3M 3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 84,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter. 3M is a trademark of 3M Company © 3M 2012 All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50455234&lang=en Hunter Public RelationsTrisha Seminara, 212-679-6600, ext. 212tseminara@hunterpr.comor3MKatherine Hagmeier, 651-575-4368klhagmeier@mmm.com