Originally Posted by AppleInsider
On page 3 of 3: Steve Jobs kills the stylus.
The link to "Page 3", at the bottom of page 2 in the article, actually goes straight back to page 2.
The "continue" link works fine.
Apple's new iPod used a mechanical scroll wheel which made navigating through its menus quick and easy. It was not very good at entering any large amount of text, but it did become a very popular way to pilot through large music collections.
The iPod wasn't very good at entering large amounts of text?
I didn't think it could do it AT ALL.
In addition to helping users avoid RSI damage, touch sensitive input allows for a complex vocabulary of gestures, the input typing speed of a keyboard, the pointing accuracy of a mouse, and a customizable degree of complexity scaling from the needs of basic users to very advanced, specialized functionality.
Although the video of the fingerworks usage mentioned reduced RSI, they were talking about very specific applications.
I'd say Prince McLean is making a big jump to say that touch will avoid RSI damage and be as fast as a keyboard - unless it's very specific implementations.