Skip to main content

Starting the Semester Online? Check Out This Wild Smart Notebook That’ll Beef Up Your At-Home Classroom

There are only two types of people when it comes to notetaking in lecture classes: the type that smacks away every single PowerPoint note with their keyboard as fast as possible, and the type that chooses to manually write their notes down in their notebook. While we’ve always preferred the latter for memory’s sake, you can now combine the two with the Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook.

The Rocketbook works like any regular notebook — you simply jot down notes during class the way you normally would, except this 36-page book has the ability to scan and digitally send your notes almost anywhere you can possibly imagine.

How is this possible? Well, it’s actually kind of simple. Each page works as a regular sheet of paper, and each pen that comes alongside your notebook works like any regular pen. Take notes as you would with pen and paper, and when you’re done, use the Rocketbook app to effortlessly scan each individual page you took notes on and directly send them to Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox or your preferred storage app.

Lazy loaded image
Courtesy of Amazon

With the Rocketbook, you can get the benefits of physically writing notes down on paper as well as the easy accessibility that comes with taking notes on your laptop. Meaning that with this notebook, you can access your handwritten notes on your laptop, phone or tablet just about anywhere in the world, even when the Rocketbook isn’t nearby.

We know you didn’t overlook the part where we mentioned that the Rocketbook only comes with 36 pages, but we promise you that this will be the last notebook you’ll ever need to buy in your life. After you scan your notes and send them to where you want, simply wipe clean with a damp cloth and reuse the page all over again. It’s that simple.

Related Stories

You might be wondering since it’s so easy to wipe off your finished product, how will you know you’re not smudging your notes as you write them? The pen works as any regular pen would, so if you’ve ever used a pen before, know that you’re essentially using the same thing. Allow for 15ish seconds after writing for the ink to settle and try wiping it off with your hand. It simply won’t wipe clean. It’s only when the paper is affected by the water/cloth combo that all your hard work will disappear, so you’ll never have to fret that any of your notes are going to disappear without your consent.

Because your classroom is changing, allow your notebook to change with it and save both paper and money along the way. You can pick up the Rocketbook for just under $25 on Amazon. Yes, you read that right, this thing is literally only $25. We were shocked too. Upgrade your most-used school item right now, you won’t regret it.


The Search Is Over, Here Are the 18 Best Laptops for College Students