Pens

Livescribe Announces the Echo Pen

One of my favorite technology tools, the Livescribe Pen, is getting an upgrade. Livescribe announced the release of the Echo pen. This seems to address almost every criticism I have had for this most useful tool. It comes in a 4 and 8 GB version.

Metal Pen from Grand Illusions

Grand Illusions offers a pen with an 8 cm-long stainless steel body and no ink supply.  There’s no need for ink because the pen writes with a soft metal alloy nib that’s been sharpened into a “pencil point” shape.  The metal pen is inspired by Medieval writing implements that also used metal nibs to draw on specially coated paper.  The …

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Recycle Tip – Refill Pilot Varsity Fountain Pens

Wee-Meng Lee sent in a nifty tip for those of you that own a Pilot Varsity disposable fountain pen and would like a relatively easy way to refill the ink instead of throwing away the pen. Wee-Meng has created a video that demonstrates his method. If you have other gadget tips like this one, please send them …

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The Four-Function Ruler Pen from Uncommon Goods

The Four-Function Ruler pen from Uncommon Goods was designed by Adrian Olabuenaga to be the world’s thinnest four-function pen.  There is a pen with black ink, a highlighter, a mechanical pencil, a PDA stylus, and a hidden eraser under the cap.  The pen is also marked with inches and centimeters.  The Four-Function Ruler pen is $35.00.  Refills are available from …

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LogiPen LogiNotes Digital Pen Input Device Review

Did you ever get stuck as the official notes-taker for a meeting?  It’s not so bad if you can take your laptop in and type them up as you go, but it’s a pain if that’s not an option.  You can photocopy your handwritten notes, but sometimes you’re expected to get them into the computer.  …

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Monteverde Invincia USB Pen

If you’d like a beautiful USB flash drive, but the sparkly Samsung lock necklace isn’t for you, check out the Monteverde Invincia USB pens.  The Invincia USB is available in two designs, the chrome cap with carbon fiber body as shown in the picture, and with a black cap and a black-and-white tile patterned body.  …

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Pen + Bookmarker = Bookmarker Pen

Hello office supply geeks, I have a pen for you. It’s the Bookmarker from Everyday Innovations. This product combines a ballpoint pen, a bookmarker for your favorite book and a small stack of sticky flags. The Bookmarker pen is thin enough to be used as an actual book marker. It even has an elastic strap …

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Fisher Mars Space Pen – Guaranteed to Write Until Man Sets Foot on Mars!

I discovered Fisher Space bullet pens recently.  They have a thicker body than disposable stick pens, and they put down the ink like a dream.  Writing feels almost effortless with my little black Fisher Space pen.  They are very compact, so you can carry them anywhere.  Since one can never have too many pens, I’ve been checking …

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Does your child have an idea for a book?

Tikatok is an online book community where kids write, illustrate and publish their very own books. The site provides easy-to-use Web tools so that any child can become a published author and turn his story ideas into real books and incorporate his very own artwork as illustrations. Children can then take their book and share …

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Write in the rain – Black Trekker Pen

The all-weather Trekker pen writes on wet paper and upside down in temperatures from -30F to 250F. It’s 4″ long pen and has a flat Black metal barrel with comfort grip. The pen’s cap has a convenient ring to attach to a lanyard. Get one for $20.95 from Rite in the Rain. This site also …

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