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Dear Lifehacker, I am in the market for an Ultrabook and am looking for one without a touch screen. I know touch screens are the way of the future but I am quite happy living in the past for a while longer! Also I don't really want to pay for something that I am never going to use. What would you recommend? Thanks, Untouched

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We've featured one DIY MacBook Tablet before, but this particular model takes a very different approach, modding only the screen itself for a cheap, usable tablet computer.

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Earlier this month we shared a DIY touchscreen stylus for the iPad. That build was clever but unfinished looking. This version is polished and what commercial manufacturers should be bringing to market.

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If you'd like some finer control when using a touchscreen, especially on devices with a nice expansive one like the iPad, you can convert a pen to do a stylus' job for next to nothing.

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Whether you've got an an iPad, a different snazzy tablet, an Android phone or some other touchscreen device, sometimes your fingertip isn't the ideal input device. With a few common materials, you can make an effective and inexpensive stylus for your touchscreen.

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We've seen all kinds of touchscreen solutions for when fingers don't suit. A mobile-centered blog suggests an anti-static bag can also make the touch-sensitive grade.