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As I get older – and I'm already older than dirt compared to most of my fellow TUAW-ites – I find that it's more important to me to capture memories of what's going on in my life. I've been an avid journalist (one who writes a personal journal) since the early 2000s, and Day One is one o...

November 17th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Trying to keep a journal has always been difficult for me. Before the age of smartphones, I tried to rely on text files or a physical notepad. If I wasn't forgetting to write down my thoughts, I was losing the file or my handwriting was so bad it would make a doctor jealous. I did the LiveJournal...

October 25th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Worry Watch is an app that acts as a journal for tracking moments of worry, anxiety or panic. You log moments throughout your day when you're feeling anxious or nervous and what the outcome eventually was. Overtime, the app shows you a break-down of all your moments of anxiety to help you better u...

September 25th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Your iPhone or iPad can make remarkably handy devices to chronicle your life with. Diary and note taking apps can make the process easier and perhaps even fun. But not all diary apps are equal. Menote is YADA-Yet Another Diary App. It's free, relatively good looking, but awkward to use and has lim...

September 4th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Tomorrow, the Day One iPhone app (US$4.99) is going to get a big update and today Paul Mayne and the Day One team unveiled a critical part of that update -- Publish. Update: Actually, the Day One update to version 1.13 is already live today, March 11. Note that Publish is still only available for...

March 11th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Samsung could become the latest company to jump aboard the lifelogging bandwagon with its new "Life Times" app. Judging by leaked screenshots shared with SamMobile, Samsung wants to automatically log phone and app usage on Galaxy smartphones, cataloging photos, emails, location, music, messages an...

January 30th 2014 at 11:01am 0 Comments
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Narrato (US$3.99) is a handy and feature-rich journal app for the iPhone. Not only can you use Narrato to record your thoughts, feelings and photos, but it also connects to many social media tools so you can populate the resulting "lifestream" with your comings-and-goings easily. In more of a passiv...

August 13th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Publishing company Insight Editions is coming out with a pretty cool and unique new item this fall -- Blizzard-themed journals with gorgeous covers featuring images from both the Warcraft and Diablo III franchises. These 192-page ruled journals feature sewn binding that allows the journal to lay f...

July 2nd 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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My favorite app for both iOS and Mac, Day One (US$4.99), has received an update to version 1.8 that adds a number of features to inspire your imagination in personal journaling. The iOS version is now available, while the Mac edition is still in progress. What's new in Day One? The app now ad...

August 2nd 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Want to get a taste of what the split-screen Microsoft Courier would be like if it was released? No? Me neither, but your disinterest in the Courier shouldn't stop you from checking out Taposé from Zanther, Inc, a unique and exciting split-screen productivity app that just hit the iOS Ap...

March 28th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments