Pens

Cross and TrackR have another way to prevent losing your favorite pens

Last fall, we told you about a Cross pen with a TrackR built in to help you keep up with it.  This time, Cross and TrackR have a pen pouch that will help you keep up with your favorite pens.  The Cross Pen Pouch with TrackR measures 7″ long x 2.25″ tall and is made …

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BIC pen with 3 colors of ink pens and a mechanical pencil built in

I love writing with BIC pens – the ink flows smoothly and evenly, and their blue ink is my favorite.  There’s only one problem.  The normal, clear-body pens are too thin for me to hold comfortably.  When I discovered those thick barrel 4-color multi-pens from BIC, I was in love.  They were comfortable to hold, …

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These Justice League of America pens are mightier than the sword

Are you feeling inspired by all these superhero movies currently in theaters?  Are you wanting to feel a little heroic in your daily life?  Well, short of developing superpowers or becoming a billionaire vigilante, you’re not going to be joining the Justice League yourself.  Perhaps you can feel a little super just by using this …

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Baron Fig gets to the point with new Squire Click ballpoint pen

We’re no stranger to Baron Fig ’round these parts; I’ve reviewed the Confidant Hardcover Notebook, the Vanguard Softcover Notebook, and the Squire Rollerball Pen. Although I really like Baron Fig’s notebooks, I’m a bit obsessed with the Squire Rollerball Pen. Its just-right length, balanced weight, ergonomic shape and finish, and smooth writing tip all contribute …

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Bellroy introduces Pencil Cases and Classic Pouches

Known primarily for their high-quality, thoughtfully-designed wallets (several of which have been reviewed here at The Gadgeteer), Bellroy has recently launched a line of cases pouches. Intended to store and organize your smallish items, the YKK-zippered pouches are made from either Leather Nubuck leather or Soft-woven Polyester, available in multiple colors and in three sizes: …

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ACME Studios Eco Pen doesn’t add to the landfill

I like using those clear barrel disposable pens.  They’re cheap, and you can always keep several around in case you misplace one, but the downside is that the plastic barrel is going to hang around in a landfill for a long time.  ACME Studios has developed some plastic barrel pens that will break down in …

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Jamee Miller takes on the challenge of dyslexia and hits a homerun with the Read ‘n Style Pen

Jamee Miller is a small town girl who grew up with dyslexia. She came up with the idea of the Read ‘n Style pen while in college and struggling to read assignments.  She then partnered with the startup company Hidden Abilities to turn the concept of the Read ‘n Style pen into a reality. It …

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Manhattan Portage Pen Cases: compact, protective, durable affordable

Here at The Gadgeteer, we appreciate good gadget storage and transportation devices and pen/pencil cases are no exception.  If you are familiar with Manhattan Portage, you know that they offer high-quality, well-built and durable bags, backpacks, cases and other accessories at reasonable prices.  Recently I stumbled upon Manhattan Portage’s Pen Cases.  Built from 1000D CORDURA® Classic …

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Namisu X-01 Aluminum rollerball pen: simple, smooth, solid

We’re big pen fans ’round The Gadgeteer bullpen (we don’t really have a bullpen, it just sounds cool), and I think our readers are as well, so when I stumbled upon the Namisu X-01 Aluminum rollerball pen, I felt obligated to share. With a very solid, yet simple and smooth appearance, the X-01 Aluminum pen features a …

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Never lose your pen again with the Journal Bandolier

If you have trouble keeping up with a pen or pencil for writing in your journal or planner, you’ll be interested in the Journal Bandolier.  The Bandolier straps around your notebook, journal, or planner, and it keeps your pens, pencils, or markers corralled in loops.  You’ll always have your favorite writing implements handy when you …

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The original fidget toy gets a makeover

Before fidget spinning was a worldwide phenomenon, people dealt with stress by using other methods that did not include a multi-colored 3-pronged spinner purchased from the gas station checkout line. Back in the day, we used ordinary clicky ink pens to fidget (and annoy our coworkers). If you miss those simpler times, you will rejoice …

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Never lose your nice pen again, thanks to Cross and TrackR

I love beautiful writing implements, and I’ve collected a few over the years.  I’ve sadly lost a couple over the years, too.  There are a variety of Bluetooth trackers on the market these days to help you keep up with your valuables, but you can’t exactly hang a fob on your ballpoint pen.  But now, …

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Baron Fig Squire rollerball pen review

As with many of us Gadgeteers, most especially our fearless Gadgeteer-in-Chief, Julie, I like writing implements of all kinds, but I really like pens. Something about a well designed and built pen elevates the experience of handwriting, which feels increasingly like a lost art, to a higher plane of enjoyment.  That said, I’ve been a …

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