This Review, Written With The Latest Smart Pen, Shows Why Smart Pens Aren't Ready Yet

Dave Smith

Everything's getting smart these days: First it was phones, now it's watches. And soon, there will be smart shirts, smart utensils, and more. But smart pens sounded extremely interesting, so I test drove the Equil Smartpen 2.

Here's what it looks like:

Having never tried the original Equil Smartpen — or any smart pen, for that matter — I was extremely intrigued by its promise: to be able to take notes and have them all magically appear on your smartphone, in both handwritten and digital formats. Here's what happened.

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