Paper and Pens

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I love pens which should be obvious from all the pen reviews I've done. But the PK-TPE tactical pen from PK Design Lab scares me a little. It looks like the sort of tool that aliens would use for unspeakable medical experiments. The PK Design Lab PK-TPE is a tactical pen that is made of CNC… Read More

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Whether it's smartphones, wallets, pens and other gadgets, sometimes it's a curse being The Gadgeteer because I'm never satisfied with what I have and am always chasing my next favorite thing. Ok who am I kidding, it's freaking awesome being The Gadgeteer for that same exact reason. There's always something new, better, faster and more awesome… Read More

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This cool looking pen is the Acme Studio SCALE Retractable Ballpoint pen designed by Shigeru Ban. It has two functions - it is a pen and an architect's scale (a triangular shaped ruler containing multiple scales used by architects and drafters when drawing up floor/building plans back when this was done by hand). The pen… Read More

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As much as possible, I take notes using Evernote, but sometimes I want to draw pictures and add diagrams and calculations to my notes. In those cases, it is easier to use a pen and paper. Orée has come up with the Stylograph, a pen that works with special paper to digitize all your handwritten… Read More

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The look and feel of your favorite writing instrument is important, but even more important is the ink refill. You can have the coolest looking pen on the planet, but if it doesn't write well, it will never become your favorite pen. When you find a refill that writes well, but won't fit in the… Read More

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I'm a self-proclaimed pen and notebook addict. But I don't go for ordinary pens. I like unusual ones like the ēnsso Pen UNO. I backed their Kickstarter campaign last year and now they are selling this interesting pen (and pencil) to the general public. Let's take a look. The ēnsso Pen UNO is a pen… Read More

Pokka Pen review

Posted in: Paper and Pens, Pocket Gear, Reviews
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An essential part of anyone's EDC kit should be a pen that can easily fit in your pocket so that you'll always have it when it's needed. There are quite a pens on the market that have been designed for pocket carry, but they tend to be too expensive. No one wants to spend a lot… Read More

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The Geosafari Adventure Pens from Educational Insights promote curiosity, exploration, a love of science, discovery and an early appreciation for unusual pens. There are three different pocket-sized pens that have been designed to let your little scientist go out into the world to collect and study specimens from Land, Light, and Water. The Land Adventure… Read More

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CROSS is currently running a promotion called My Long Story Short... Where people tell their story of a significant moment in their life or message for someone special boiled down and captured in a few meaningful words. For some, this may be difficult or impossible but for others vividly easy. For me instead of reaching into the past… Read More

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The picture above might look like a Kindle or another eReader device, but it's not. It's the reMarkable, a tablet that has been designed especially for reading, writing and sketching. You might say "Julie, we already have tablets that can do that, they are called an iPad". You would be right... partially. You can read… Read More

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For those of us that love our gadgets, but also love or need to use pen and paper to take notes the old fashioned way, the Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook could be the link between both worlds we've been looking for. You simply take your notes on the pad with a Pilot Frixion pen, then… Read More

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I have an addiction to pens, notebooks, and notebook covers, so it's a bad idea for me to surf Pinterest because I always find too many items to add to my wish lists. I can't remember if I stumbled upon Makers South notebook covers on Pinterest or elsewhere, but I do know that the moment… Read More

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Moleskine has unveiled two Harry Potter Limited Edition Notebooks that have artwork and special touches that true fans will immediately recognize. There's a clothbound notebook that features the Marauder’s Map on the cover along with the inscription "I solemnly swear that I am up to no good", and the other notebook has a Patronus Charm burgundy… Read More

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Most multi-tools have knives, pliers and screwdrivers, but the Rule/One "multi-tool" is a multi-tool for writing and drawing that features a removable pen that can be converted into a stylus or a lanyard, and a ruler with inches on one side and metric measurements on the other side. The Rule/One has a milled aluminum body… Read More

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If you're a pocket notebook fan who likes to use Field Notes notebooks, Word notebooks or some other brand, you should take a look at the Pocket Journal Sleeve from Rickshaw Bagworks. This sleeve has been designed to hold a standard 3.5 x 5 inch pocket notebook along with your favorite writing instrument. Rickshaw makes… Read More