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10 Benefits Of Going Paperless. The invention of paper during 100 BC in China served as a great advancement to the whole world. Scientific inventions, history and literature – humanity was finally recorded on paper and it can be passed down to future generations. Paper served as a bridge between the past and the present. It paved the way to the continuous improvement of knowledge that was already established in the past.
However, as the popular notion goes “Change is the only constant thing in the world.” After 3000 years of using paper, we have finally come down to an era where we have to move on from using paper. The recent age that we are in today just simply puts paper out of the picture. Technology has reached unimaginable heights where anything is possible, even writing without paper.
To those who are still unfamiliar with what I am talking about, let me introduce you to your new writing buddy – the digital notepad. Digital Notepad is much like your touch screen mobile phones, only larger with sizes ranging from 5.5 x 8.5 inches, followed by 4.25 x 5.5 inches, or 8.5 x 11 inches and weighs around 200 to 350 grams. Large but lightweight right? Unlike your typical touchscreen mobile phone, the digital notepad comes with a stylus and is ideally made for reading, writing and drawing. It offers you unlimited space for note taking and even drawing without the need for the actual paper. These are the common practical features of your typical digital notepad. But there are also other additional features that you will find available depending on the brand you choose. We have brands or models like ACECAD PenPaper, Boogie Board, XP-Pen, Sony DPT-RP, NEWYES, Bestobal and Glasser Writing Tablet.
10 Benefits Of Going Paperless
Which would you prefer, carrying at least 5 notebooks for each of your subjects or having just one – your digital notepad? I have already mentioned that the digital notepad is very light and thin. Think of the unlimited pages you get to write with the digital notepad versus the 500 pages of 5 heavy and thick notebooks. The digital notepad definitely wins in terms of portability.
When you right on paper, a lot of bad things can happen. You can lose the paper or it might get wet over a spilled cup of coffee. Either way, you have to say goodbye to your notes and to your paper. But if you use your digital notepad, you have lesser chances of losing or getting them wet. Your notes are kept safe and sound within the storage of your digital notepad.
3. Easy Access
Did you also know that digital notepads offer you a search option? It means that you don’t have to go through rummaging your stuff just to find a piece of paper where you’ve written down an important information. In digital notepads, you simply write the information you want to find, and the built-in software will do the searching in seconds. Whenever or wherever you go, as long as you have your digital notepad, you have an ease of access with your notes and other important documents. Very convenient right?
4. Draw Friendly
The stylus of digital notepads comes in with different pressure levels. It therefore helps you to determine the width of the lines when you’re drawing. The more pressure you put, the thicker the lines become.
5. Easy Storage
The files you have researched or the notes you’ve written in your digital notepad can be saved in the built-in storage, an optional SD card in your digital notepad or you can back them up in cloud storage. Whatever storage you choose, you can rest assured that your files are kept safe and accessible anytime and anywhere you want to. You can save as many as you want depending on the size of the storage you’ve chosen.
6. Environment Friendly
The environment today is obviously in critical condition because of man’s unstoppable exploitation of its resources like the trees. And remember that paper comes from trees. Millions of trees are cut down to make paper. But if you start using a digital notepad, you are actually helping the environment to recover. Digital notepad may come at an expensive price, but it is a cost worth paying for to save our environment.
7. Multimedia Access
Imagine writing down a 10-page essay on paper and then you have transfer it to your computer for printing? You’d have to do a tedious job of encoding everything. But the digital notepad has just put an end to your suffering because it offers a variety of access to other devices. Most models offer you a convenient way to store and share your files through a USB link, Bluetooth and other wireless connectivity. Some models also have apps which allow you to connect to your mobile phone or laptop.
8. The Paper Feeling
Even though it’s not really paper, the digital notepad still gives you that convenient feeling of writing on paper from the texture up to the responsiveness and simplicity of writing on actual paper. With the modern technology, digital notepads have made your paper writing experience on a whole new level.
9. Unlimited Pages
The biggest problem of using paper is that the longer the content is, the more paper you will be needing. And it is not very ideal to carry lots of paper only to be prepared for writing a lot of things. With the digital notepad, however, you don’t have to worry about running out of pages – because you just won’t. This thin and lightweight device offers you tons of pages to write
10. Other Features and benefits of going paperless
There are a whole lot of other features that digital notepads have to offer depending on the kind of model that you pick. Most models of digital notepads are reader-friendly. You won’t hurt your eyes from constantly using it. Unlike your mobile phones, most digital notepads have a no-glare feature or sunlight readable so you will still be able to read or write, even with the sunlight shining brightly on your notepad. Most brands of digital notepads also take pride in its durability since they make use of very hard plastic to build the device. Another notable advantage of most digital notepad brands is its very long battery life. You can use most digital notepads from 8 hours or even up to several days without running out of power.
Without any kind of bias here, I don’t think there is something to lose upon choosing to have a digital notepad in your bag. Our buddy is made to be very user-friendly and in general, there isn’t really anything bad to say about it. So what are waiting for? Grab a digital notepad of your own now!