If you’re hesitant to give up pen and paper for all your note-taking needs, Wacom’s Bamboo Spark digitizing notebook has added another good reason to avoid a touchscreen stylus for a little while longer: handwriting to text conversion.
I love writing stuff down. Well, I love the idea of writing stuff down. Often I abandon the actual task because keeping track and archiving written notes is a huge pain in the ass. Wacom has a new toy called Bamboo Spark that digitizes your handwritten notes without you having to think about it...much.
Styluses for capactive screens like the iPad used to be wide and squishy—bad for precise drawing and writing. Only recently have companies been able to come up with pen-like tips for a superior experience. Wacom is the latest to offer one such device in the Bamboo Stylus Fineline.
Many people take notes during interviews, presentations and lectures not with pen and paper, but with a laptop. But a newly published study concludes that people actually remember better when they've taken handwritten notes, rather than typed ones. In fact, studying from typed notes could actually hurt your test…
A good quote deserves to be remembered, and Quotebook is designed to do just that: it's a simple, elegant way to archive those scraps of language you know might be worth revisiting down the line.
Microsoft is crrraaaazy about the cloud these days, and they're using OneNote Mobile, a free companion app to their popular lists and notes software, to get iPhone users on board. Naturally, it syncs seamlessly with Windows Live SkyDrive.