If a genie granted me three wishes, my first wish would be for infinite wealth. At one time, my second wish would have been for a notebook that never ran out of pages, but now that I have a Rocketbook, I can change that wish to immortality. A Rocketbook, of course, is a smart reusable notebook that's completely erasable when you wipe it with a dampened microfiber cloth, so you can use each page over and over and over again. Right now, you can get a Rocketbook notebook with three FriXion pens and a microfiber cloth for $27. The same notebook is selling for $30 at Amazon, and only comes with one pen, so this deal saves you a couple of bucks two different ways.
I've been using a Rocketbook for about a year now, and it surprises me how much I love it. You need to use a special FriXion erasable pen, but it feels exactly like you're using ordinary paper. The pages are made of some space-age synthetic material, and the ink wipes away when you use a dampened microfiber cloth. Let it dry for a few moments, and then it's ready to be used again. I have used my Rocketbook every day for about a year, and in that time I've gone through about three pens, and haven't wasted a single sheet of paper.
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Each notebook is also "smart." Using the bundled app, you can snap a photo of your page of notes, and it's automatically uploaded to your favorite cloud service. There's a row of icons at the bottom of every page, and you can program the app to send scanned pages to specific destinations based on which icon you mark with the pen before photographing it. Not only do you get an image of the page, but your text is converted to digital text, so it's fully searchable.
Rocketbooks come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. This deal is for the letter size or executive size with dot-grid pages.
Over the years, I've seen a lot of smart notebook products like this come and go. They mostly fail because they're just too darned complicated. Rocketbook keeps things simple by making each page infinitely reusable and letting you automatically send images of pages to the cloud on demand. Try it; I predict you'll love it.
This article was published previously. It has been updated with the latest Rocketbook deal.
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