Pens

Measure stuff with your pen

Here’s something that I’ve never seen before… The Messograf Caliper / Pen is an ink pen with built in calipers. Nifty idea! I measure things all the time, so this would come in very handy for me. It has a 0.1mm metric and 1/16″ inch scale. The price is $27.90.

TEC Accessories PicoPen Review

I don’t know why, but I have a thing for unique and tiny ink pens. I’ve been a fan of the Inka Pen for awhile, but when I saw the PicoPen from TEC Accessories, I knew I had to try one because it looked like a slicker alternative to the Inka. Let’s check it out.

A pen that might be mightier than a sword – Benchmade 1100

The Benchmade 1100 series pen is made of anodized CNC machined Aluminum or Stainless Steel and uses ink cartridges manufactured by Fisher Pen Company. This instrument can be used as a pen or a kubotan (a self defense weapon). This particular model is available in several colors and sells for $120. Benchmade makes other pens …

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A folding ballpoint pen that fits in your wallet

The Foldz Flat Pen is a stainless steel writing instrument with leather trim that folds down to the size of a credit card, for easy storage in your wallet. The design is interesting, but I’m not sure how comfortable it would be to write with due to the triangular shape that it folds into. I …

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Is it a pen, a yo-yo or a weapon?

I’m going to warn you all right now – I’m currently obsessed with finding unique writing instruments. Namely, small ball point pens. In my surfing adventures tonight, I have found the BaliYo. This ‘device’ resembles a butterfly knife, but is actually a ballpoint pen that contains a Fisher Space Pen pressurized ink cartridge. The interesting …

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SureFire Pen II

SureFire is normally known for their high quality flashlights, but they also offer a nice looking pen. It has a hard-anodized aerospace-grade aluminum body with a stainless steel clip and tip. It uses Schmidt® Technology easyFLOW 9000 ink cartridges. The Blue version looks pretty snazzy, but the $90 price tag knocks it out of the …

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LiveScribe Pulse Smartpen Review

Kids sure are lucky these days because they have laptops and PDAs to help them with their school work. Back in my day,
all we had were pencils, that we had to sharpen with a pocket knife as we walked to school barefoot in the
snow. Ok, maybe it wasn’t that bad… But really, all we had were pens and pencils to take notes
during class. I used to hate taking
notes in school because my mind had a really bad habit of wandering. Fast forward to present day
and not much has changed. My mind still wanders and I still don’t like taking notes. But, now I have a new tool that can help fill in the
gaps during those times when I’m supposed to be paying attention during meetings. It’s an electronic pen called the Pulse Smartpen from Livescribe.