What I’ve Got: Multi-purpose Pen

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I got this cool, multi-purpose pen from a meeting.

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Its design allows it to be used in three main ways:

1. As a pen:

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Twisting the top part allows the pen to switch in and out.

2. As a stylus:

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When the pen is twisted in, the rubber tip can be used as a stylus for phones, tablets, etc.

3. As a phone holder/support:

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The rectangular space at the top of the pen is used to hold your phone (or other device that fits) for working out, watching videos and keeping your hands free. I found that phones with curved backs don’t stay secured as well and have a tendency to pop out. 

The pen also has a felt-like, spongy material (could be whiteboard eraser material) on the flat, top surface of the pen whose purpose I have not yet figured out. I’ve tried cleaning my phone screen, which doesn’t work. Since the material is very similar to whiteboard eraser, that could be its use.

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It’s very interesting to see how a pen can be manipulated to have so many more functions than just writing. Simple design changes give it more value and desirability for consumers.

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