If you enjoy keeping a diary, bullet journal, travel journal, sketch book, etc., you know that in addition to choosing the right pen for the task, that you also put a lot of thought into choosing the right notebook. When it comes to notebooks, they come in a variety of page types, colors and sizes. But… Read More

When it comes to journaling, I still prefer using a real paper notebook with a pen. But if digital journaling is your favorite method and you also own an iPad, you should know that Moleskine’s Journal app for iOS can now work with the Pencil from FiftyThree. The Pencil is a Bluetooth stylus that has a… Read More

Refillable notebooks have been around for decades, but reusable notebooks are completely new. Imagine buying one notebook that you can use over and over again. Let me introduce you to the Wipebook. It’s like having a book made of whiteboard pages. A notebook like this obviously isn’t something you would want to use for a… Read More

For those of you like myself, who enjoy using a paper journal / notebook, do you love the notebook that you’re currently using? Joe and Ryan of First Draft Co. set out to create a notebook that they would love to use. They sent me one of their US made notebooks to see if I would love… Read More

Coloring books for adults have been gaining in popularity this year and now one of the biggest names in notebooks and journals is offering one. The Wandering City Coloring Book from Moleskine is a 96-page book with 50 lined drawings by award-winning illustrator Carlo Stanga. The book features drawings of plants, people, buildings, faces and… Read More

We review a lot of leather products on The Gadgeteer, but out of all the companies that we deal with, the leather products from Colonel Littleton are my favorite. Their leather is the softest I’ve ever felt and their designs and craftsmanship harken back to a time when quality really meant something. Did I really… Read More

I have fond memories of opening a new box of Crayola Crayons on Christmas morning. Do you remember the smell and the feeling of seeing a box of pristine unbroken sharp tipped crayons with their perfect untorn labels? I enjoyed coloring images in coloring books because I was good at it. I was able to… Read More

Pocket notebook fans should already be familiar with Word Notebooks, which are the same size as Field Notes notebooks, but offer a bullet system for better organization of tasks. Word Notebooks and Bradley Mountain have teamed up to offer a new notebook in the Word Notebook line. It’s the Adventure Log, and it’s designed for… Read More

Here’s a great idea that is green and offers unique customization options. It’s the Paper Saver notebook. Actually, it’s a notebook cover made of faux leather in three colors. It doesn’t come with any pages of its own though. What you do is take a stack of 40 – 50 pages of A4 sized printer… Read More

Before becoming a cop, I had a job working in a cubicle. I often found myself sneaking away to get a break from staring at those walls. Unfortunately, this was before the age of the smartphone, so sneaking away generally meant I was hiding, staring at a different set of walls, with not much else… Read More

If your idea of a perfect notebook is a combination of a day planner and a journal, you will want to take a look at the BASICS Notebook Kickstarter campaign. The campaign ends on 08/29/2015, but has already greatly surpassed their original funding goal of $10,000. They sent me a prototype of their BASICS Notebook… Read More

I have an addiction to notebooks that surpasses my ability to fill them. There is something irresistible about a brand new notebook, especially ones that I’ve never tried before. When the folks at Code&Quill asked if I would like to take a look at their Traveler and Origin notebooks, a little voice in my ear… Read More

Famous notebook maker, Moleskine, has come out with new smartphone and tablet accessories. You can turn your iPhone or Android phone into a Moleskine notebook with a booktype case that includes a paper notebook, or just have a hard case shell to protect your device.  They also include universal tablet cases, ranging in many colors… Read More

Smartphones are great for a variety of tasks, but for taking notes, nothing beats good old-fashioned pen and paper. Pen and paper don’t need batteries, special styluses, etc. My favorite notebooks are small pocket sized offerings from Field Notes and Moleskine. I even made my own leather pocket notebook holder from leather which I use… Read More Moleskine’s new Batman notebooks have been created in collaboration with Warner Bros. on behalf of DC Entertainment. The collection will have four different themed hardcover designs with metallic details. A fifth notebook, featuring artwork from The Dark Knight Returns graphic novel on its cover and flyleaves, will have a limited run of 5,000. The… Read More