Having a habit of keeping everything and thoughts on notes for a long time. After the loss of three of my notebooks last year when I was moving to California, I am forcing myself to scan all my notes every night before sleep. Actually scan+OCR already can solve my saving and retrieving requirements, but… it’s really painful to roll the immense boulder up a hill like Sisyphus every night. So I had the idea to digitalize my note-taking process.
I actually tried the iPad + Apple Pencil solution, yet the writing experience was really not quite good. The screen is too hard and too slippy if I write on it directly, yet to attach a ‘paper-like cover’ on the screen makes the display blurry so I paused the plan. Yet after I been smashed by a heavy giant book on my face when I was watching it on the bed last week, I finally decided to order the ReMarkable 2 notebook.
Well don’t ask me about my decision making process… I bought it simply just because The Verge gave it the highest rate (at least to me) among all the e-ink notebooks.
The ones I bought from the official website are ReMarkable 2 (USD 399) + The pencil with an eraser (USD 99, and the funny thing is that I need to pay 50 extra dollars to get the digital eraser… I miss the time when I was young and eraser is 0.5 dollars each) + polymer weaver folio. ReMarkable is very efficient and I got all of them only 4 days after I placed my order. Shipped from China (of course..)Continue reading →