Evernote

Note-taking app Bear is rapidly improving with new features

Bear is a note-taking app from Italian design firm Shiny Frog that’s seen a recent spate of popularity as a replacement for apps like the bloated Evernote, primarily due to its simple design and quick speed.<p>And Shiny Frog has been good about keeping Bear up to date, with today’s 1.2 update (as …

Technology

IFTTT's free 'maker' tier lets anyone create and share recipes

We thought the combined might of Domino's Pizza and IFTTT shortcuts was as good as it might get, but that may just be the start. IFTTT is opening up its recipe/ applet creating platform to everyone, with a free 'maker' tier that offers deeper (read: harder) programming options beyond the simple "if …

Domino's Pizza

FILM NOTES

<b>FILM NOTES</b> is your new electric-red companion to learn film photography.<p>Inspire Yourself with FILM NOTES<p>FILM NOTES is a distillation of everything I …

Photography

Portronics launches a new device that can convert hand written notes to digital text

Portable digital solutions provider Portronics on 23 May 2017 launched “Electropen 4”, a smart digital pen that lets you write on paper and then …

Gear & Gadgets

Use Notes app to plan your vacation

Here’s the worst way to organize any task: email. You can’t put everything in one place, and even if you could, you could never find it. Apple’s built-in Notes app, on the other hand, is the perfect place to store all those snippets of info you accumulate when planning something like a vacation. …

iOS

NotePlan app mashes up calendars with plain text notes [Reviews]

Plain-text nerds probably also enjoy over-organizing things. If that sounds like you, then NotePlan might just send you over the top, joy-wise. NotePlan is an app for iOS and Mac which combines plain-text (and Markdown) notes with a calendar.<p>Plain text meets your calendar<p>Right now, NotePlan is …

Apple

How to make an A+ term paper in PDF Expert

<i>This post is brought to you by PDF Expert</i><p>Students take heed: The winter semester is off and running, and it’s going to be time to turn in term papers before you know it. If you’re stressing out about getting through your reams of writing in a timely fashion, we’ve got a suggestion you might not …

Note-taking made easier for everyone—redesigning OneNote

Today, we are excited to announce that we updated the design of OneNote for Windows 10, Mac, iOS, Android and on the web. These design features, …

Microsoft OneNote

How to make shopping lists with Google Home

The new Google Home shopping list takes your list out of Keep and places it in Google Express for easier shopping. Here's how to make your own, separate list.<p>While the Google Home smart speaker still can't create reminders and take voice notes, it can keep track of your shopping list. Just say, …

Google

Scan text with your iPhone and make the real world searchable

Paper is still great for a lot of things. It’s lightweight, it’s fairly water-resistant, and is just about the best tool available for reducing the number of trees in the world. But it doesn’t sync with iCloud, and anything written on it is not searchable.<p>Luckily, there’s an easy way out of this …

iOS

21 Evernote Templates & Workflows to Skyrocket Productivity

Evernote is rapidly becoming a <b>staple part of our modern workflows</b>.<p>From 2009 to 2010, Evernote jumped from 2 million users to 6 million. Impressive, …

Social Media Marketing

20 IFTTT recipes that will make you more productive

IFTTT have so many different automations, that you can get lost for hours just to explore all of them. After a lot of research, I’ve found some of …

Automation

Readdle launches PDF Expert 6 for iOS w/ new design & editing features

Readdle is out with a new version of its PDF Expert for iOS that includes a new design and editing features. PDF Expert 6 for iPhone and iPad features new editing capabilities, a streamlined design, improved cloud sync, password protection, and more. Check out the full release notes below:<p><i>**Edit</i> …

Software

Go cloudless with TagSpaces, a powerful Evernote alternative

TagSpaces is an off-line, cross-platform file manager and organiser that also functions as a capable note taking app, providing an open-source alternative to Evernote. With its plain file format, easy and portable tagging mechanism, powerful searching capabilities and user friendly interface, …

Software

Press the Button & Share the Past: Speedy Epson FastFoto FF-640 Makes Scanning Photos a Breeze

In millions of families across America and around the world, there’s one family member who is the Keeper of the Photos. Often that person either …

Google Drive

Digital Kits, For Evernote Archives

These are digital kits for simplifying your days. They are designed to be used in the wonderful world of Evernote. Evernote is an amazing and free …

Old £5 Note Goes Out Of Circulation Today - So You Might Not Be Able To Spend It Any More

It's the end of an era.<p>We’ve had since September 2016 to get used to the new polymer £5 notes - and now the day is finally here when it’s time to say goodbye to the old style one.<p>Here’s everything you need to know about today’s switch over...<p>When do the old £5 notes stop being legal tender?<p>The …

Bank of England

Get Organized for Good: How to Use Google Keep for Nonprofits

Calling all list makers and sticky note fanatics! If you’ve been looking for a simple way to keep track of tasks, ideas and other moments of …

Google Docs

Safely Keep Track of Ideas While Driving With IFTTT

Ever get epic ideas while you’re in the car? If so, you’ve probably struggled to figure out how to jot down those ideas without swerving into …

Cool Stuff

8 Best Practices for Leveraging OneNote

I can't tell you how many times I've sung the praises of OneNote. Not that I am an expert in every nuance of the tool, but it has become my primary …

Microsoft OneNote

The Best Tools to Archive Web Pages

It seems like a lot of web pages are disappearing from the internet these days. If you feel like taking on archiving duties for yourself, there are a …

Lifestyle

Best Productivity Apps for iPhone and iPad

These Smartphones have really changed the way we manage our lives. And these to-do apps and task managers have really made things much more different …

Apps

Group Notetaking for User Research

<b>Summary:</b> Teams can use digital chronological logs or affinity diagrams to capture notes, and then aggregate these notes into top findings with the …

Usability

iPad Diaries: DEVONthink’s New Advanced Automation

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p>When I covered DEVONthink To Go in the first iPad Diaries column back in February, I briefly mentioned the app's limited support for URL schemes …

Workflow

MarginNote Pro for Mac

MarginNote Pro for Mac simplifies the process of learning by providing a powerful reading tool that helps organize information.<p>DESCRIPTION<p>Lifelong …

Apps

​​ This Nurse Showed Hypochondriacs What a Real Emergency Looks Like | Men’s Health

Kay Müller, per the translation provided by Facebook and Newsner, is clearly fed-up, and here's why.<p>"Once again, I had a patient in the ER ask why he's been here for two hours," he said. "I'd like to show him this picture." Müller believes that the attached photo would quickly convince the man, who …

Health Care

Dropbox is killing Hackpad on July 19 and moving users’ files to Paper

Cloud file syncing and sharing service Dropbox announced on April 20 that it will shut down Hackpad, a collaboration-friendly application for taking notes and even maintaining wikis, on July 19. It started telling users to export their files a few weeks ago, a Dropbox spokesperson told VentureBeat …

Apps

7 Great Apps For Collaboration In Startups

The Apps You Need For Effective Collaboration In Startups<p>It is one thing for established corporations and organizations to foster a collaborative …

Collaboration

Migrate content between projects

If you have a Blueprint/Material/Etc. that you have built in one project, that you want to use in another project, you can use the "Migrate" function …

Project Management

Evernote vs. OneNote: Which Is Best for Your Business?

The title for best note-taking app usually bounces back and forth between Evernote and Microsoft's OneNote. Both applications have their adherents …

Microsoft OneNote