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I've written about quite a few note-taking apps in my pursuit of the best one. Most shy away from the Post-It note paradigm because OS X comes with Stickies, a pretty decent representation of the repositionable note, but Memo takes it head-on. Memo is basically Stickies with iCloud and passwo...

November 30th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Lots of people still use notepads to jot down quick reminders, even when they're in front of their Macs. Quick Note is a note taking utility that gives you the simple, quick writing experience of a pad of paper on your desk, but on your Mac. Simplicity and speed are key in this kind of app an...

November 18th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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More Mac 101, our series of tips and tricks for novice Mac users. Here's a great tip from Mac OS X Hints about an old, old Mac utility. Stickies has been around since the System 7 days, and it provides a super-simple way to store quick bits of information. Did you know that, with Snow Leopard, you...

August 26th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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As we've previously pointed out, in many ways, Dashboard Widgets are the precursor to iPhone apps. Need to know when your latest packages will arrive? Yes, there's an app for that. But there's a widget too. Need to figure out how many pesos are in a dollar, or what a Quarter Pounder with Cheese come...

January 22nd 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

All of their information is centered on the alleged mystery device that will allegedly be announced at a now official event next week. Here are some of the juicier tidbits they passed on from those mysterious people "familiar with" what's happening on Inifinite Loop: Always partial to the educ...

January 21st 2010 at 1:45am 0 Comments
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Have you wanted to remember an event, or just remember a small bit of information for later? On the Mac there's a cool application called Stickies, but there really wasn't a great application for doing this same thing on the iPhone ... until now. [Where's the love for Evernote and the built-in Notes...

May 7th 2009 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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iPhone users have been called vain, and perhaps that's justified. Not all users, of course, but definitely those who apply text-style stickies to their screens. Stickies with messages like, "You are right. As usual."Actually, we think these are pretty cute. Created by artist Fiona Carswell, I think...

March 24th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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A while back we mentioned that by pressing Command + Option + F that you could make your Stickies float above all other windows. Well, it's time to take this a bit farther. By pressing Command + Option + T, you can also put your Stickies into transparent mode, so you can see any windows/information...

August 18th 2008 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Here is a great tip from creativebits. Stickies and the Mac have gone hand in hand for years. They're a great way to quickly jot down a bit of information, just like their paper counterparts. Ivan explains how to keep a Sticky Note front and center. With your target note selected, simply press Comma...

May 27th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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For anyone looking to get just a little bit more out of the Stickies app that Apple includes on every Mac, Stick Em Up by Jim McGowan might just be the app for you. Since he also writes Do It, the powerful todo list manager that we're a fan of, McGowan seems to have an eye for improving other apps...

June 9th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It seems like I am always looking for an alternative to Stickies. Although I like how simple they are, at the same time they just don't seem to fit that well into my workflow. Today I found a new candidate which looks rather promising: Edgies. Its main feature is, as you can see to the right, the ab...

January 22nd 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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StickyBrain, one of the leading 'digital junk drawer' apps that recently entered a 4.1 beta testing phase, has been officially discontinued by Chronos in favor of SOHO Notes 5.5. Current registered users of StickyBrain 4.0 will receive an upgrade to SOHO Notes for free, while users who own licenses...

July 9th 2006 at 11:10am 0 Comments