This week's review is something of a departure for this column.
The gadget doesn't light up, plug in, emit annoying bleeps or even control your TV. It's just a pen.
Admittedly, it is a very nice pen. Hewn from a solid billet of stainless steel, it is manufactured to such fine tolerances that the pen pops like a cork each time it is unsheathed from its laser-etched ruler holder. The pen's nib, which is based around an obscure but brilliant range of Japanese gel ink refills, writes beautifully and looks like the kind of tool reserved for architects and rocket scientists.
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