Smart Pen Productivity

Smart Pen Productivity

Capturing, annotating and even doodling in lectures or meetings can be more digital than ever before. What are the options on the market? And, how do you approach smart pen productivity? That’s what we discussed this week on ProductivityCast!

(If you’re reading this in a podcast directory/app, please visit for clickable links and the full show notes and transcript of this cast.)

Enjoy! Give us feedback! And, thanks for listening!

If you’d like to continue discussing smart pen productivity from this episode, please click here to leave a comment down below (this jumps you to the bottom of the post).

In this Cast

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Art Gelwicks

Francis Wade

Show Notes | Smart Pen Productivity

Resources we mention, including links to them, will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.

The 7 Best Smart Pens of 2020

6 Best Smart Pens of 2019 – 3D Insider

Best Smart Pens 2020

Livescribe smartpens (Livescribe Symphony came out between our recording and publication of this cast.)

Apple Pencil

Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)

Google Pixelbook Pen

Samsung active pen

Moleskine Pen+ Ellipse Smart Writing Set

Adonit Stylus

Sonocent Audio Notetaker

Cornell Note-taking method

ScanMarker Air



Wacom tablets and pens

Equil Smartpen 2



reMarkable tablet

The Slate (by iskn)

Boogie Board

Microsoft Surface tablets

Raw Text Transcript | Smart Pen Productivity

Raw, unedited and machine-produced text transcript so there may be substantial errors, but you can search for specific points in the episode to jump to, or to reference back to at a later date and time, by keywords or key phrases. The time coding is mm:ss (e.g., 0:04 starts at 4 seconds into the cast’s audio).

Download a PDF of raw, text transcript of the interview here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *