The Note taking is the most simple but yet the most useful application. There are a wealth of options out there including

For advanced users, MS Office OneNote/Mobile OneNote is great but it is not free. EverNote is a free alternative (unless, you need advanced features such image/text recognition you have to purchase after 60 days). With EverNote you can capture what you like and find it anytime. The intuitive UI and advanced recognition allow you to capture and search through notes, mobile phone snapshots, webpage clips, images of printed and handwritten text, emails, passwords, brainstorms, sketches, documents, and much, much more.

EverNote lets you…

  • Create notes with text, snapshots, web clips, handwriting, and digital ink
  • Sync snapshots from your mobile phone or PDA
  • Search through text, images, notes, and more
  • Share your notes with friends via email and IM
  • Use Google Desktop Search® to quickly find notes
  • Organize and categorize notes manually or automatically
  • Synchronizing images from your mobile phone

Among other features you make make EverNote portable (install on USB stick).

We know show is better then tell. Watch the EverNote 5-minute flash overview or follow the video tutorial below

Tutorial 1 – Beginner Walkthrough

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Created by EverNote user Allan Starr

  • How to create, edit, and delete notes
  • How to navigate the EverNote interface
  • Creating categories, tags, and filters
  • Web clipping
Tutorial 2 – How I Use EverNote

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Created by EverNote user Allan Starr

  • Web clipping
  • Formatting your notes
  • Managing your categories
  • Clipping and categorizing emails in EverNote
  • Tagging and advanced filtering


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One Comment

  1. Posted May 4, 2013 at 4:46 pm | Permalink

    Here is quick tip for Evernote:

    Add the web clipper to all of your devices. This will let you easily clip content to Evernote from any browser that you are using.

    If you have an iPhone or iPad — I recommend using iCloud to set it up.

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