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iFilebox (US$0.99) is a well thought-out addition to your iOS bag of tricks. It lets you create folders, and write notes so you can get organized, and is a nice alternative to Apple's own Notes app. The app supports passwords on folders, keeping them extra private. Notes can be shared via email and...

January 26th 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Springpad, the online and app-based platform for saving and sharing web content, managing notes and collaborating on projects with others, has announced that it'll be shutting up shop come June 25th. Despite ongoing development of the service, it's evidently struggled to compete with the likes of...

May 23rd 2014 at 1:36pm 0 Comments
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I wasn't sure exactly what INKredible was all about when I first sat down to use it. It turns out that this free app (with in-app purchases) is a really useful note-taker for writing directly on your iPad to make easily edited notes. After launching INKredible for iPad the first time, you're greete...

January 27th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Since its major overhaul back in July, Microsoft's OneNote Android app has languished while the company built out the Windows version of its note-taking tool. That changed today after Microsoft pushed live a new update to the Play Store, which includes new sharing and widget features that Microsof...

December 31st 2013 at 4:51am 0 Comments
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Call it a hunch, but we suspect that at least a few of you picked up an iPhone 5 today, or at least made the leap to iOS 6. If you're in either position, you may be wondering just what apps to feed Apple's flagship (or that fresh new firmware) once it's ready to go. We've got a quick-hit list of t...

September 21st 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking for a good note-taking app for your iPhone (especially if you're fed up with the built-in app's syncing non-functionality), check out this comparison of four of them from Dr. Drang. Simplenote, Elements, PlainText and Nebulous Notes are all compared for cost, syncing, TextExpander...

February 22nd 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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TUAW recently published a review of PhatPad, a new and very useful note-taking app for the iPad. Among the unique and useful features of PhatPad are handwriting recognition for converting handwritten notes to digital text; a shape recognizer for turning your hand-drawn circles, rectangles and triang...

December 22nd 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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There are so many good note-taking apps out for the iPad that it's hard to believe that someone just came out with one that will probably take the place of the ones we've already installed. That's the case, though, with PhatPad (US$4.99). From PhatWare, a long-time developer of apps for handhelds an...

December 18th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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With all of the great games that have come out this week, you probably have enough to play already, so let's spotlight an app that can actually help you get some work done. inClass is just such an app. Now's probably not the best time to talk about it, as we spin down towards finals and holiday br...

December 10th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments