Pens

The perfect invisible ink pens for your spy vs. spy games

NEWS – These pens would be a perfect gift for the budding spy or secret agent in your family.  The pens are filled with ink that’s only visible under UV light.  Luckily, the pens’ caps have a UV light source in them, so the message can be quickly decoded as soon as it’s passed over. …

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Make back-to-school time a little more fun with these supplies

NEWS – As a kid, did you ever look forward to the new school year, just a little, because you would get new school supplies?  I did, and my love of school supplies has matured into a love of office supplies.  If you or your child also appreciates a nice pencil or notebook, look no …

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Holtz Leather Co. says it has the perfect groomsmen’s gift

NEWS – Holtz Leather Co. is a family-owned business that produces handcrafted wood and leather goods.  The Tennessee Whiskey Barrel .30 Caliber Bolt Action Pen and Pen Sleeve is a perfect example of their products.  They purchase complete whiskey barrels from Lynchburg, Tennessee hand-turn the wood into pens or other useful goods.  These white oak barrels …

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Learn calligraphy or take your lettering to a new level with the Ensō Parallel Pen set from Pilot

NEWS – If you’ve ever wanted to learn calligraphy, the Ensō Parallel Pen Set from Pilot can help you on your way.  Pilot says these pens are a major breakthrough in calligraphic pen design:  “The nib consists of two parallel plates and allows for sharp, monoline writing with the narrow edge, and expressive, calligraphic writing with …

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Online Switch Plus Fountain Pen review

REVIEW – I’ve seen many ballpoint pens with a built-in stylus, but the Online Switch Plus Fountain Pen from JetPens just might be the first fountain pen I’ve seen that has a built-in stylus. It’s like old world tech meets the tech of today with this pen. Let’s take a look. What is it? The Online Switch …

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Uni Jetstream Stylus Ballpoint Pen review

REVIEW – What features do you look for when shopping for an inexpensive everyday pen? A capless design? Lightweight body? Slim barrel? Built-in stylus? If you answered yes, yes, yes, and yes to those questions, then the Uni Jetstream Stylus from JetPens ticks all those boxes and is priced at a reasonable $5.25. Let’s take a …

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The ChargeWrite is a pen and stylus with a built-in backup battery

As a self-confessed gadget geek, I am always looking for the next gadget that provides convenience with some cool technology built in. I am also attracted to functional gadgets that combine things for everyday use in a practical form. Today I was browsing the internet and came across a pen called the Chargewrite. In my …

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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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