Roundup of iOS Text Editing Apps

Great round up of text based note taking apps by Dr. Drang comparing Simperium’s Simplenote (iTunes link) , Hog Bay Software’s Plaintext (iTunes link) , Second Gear Software’s Elements (iTunes link) and Nuclear Element’s Nebulous Notes (iTunes link). His comparison looks at cost, sync, support for Smile Software’s TextExpander Touch (iTunes link), fonts, searching, […]

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Soundpaper: Notes + Audio on the iPad

Soundpaper There is no shortage of note taking apps for the iPad. Soundpaper (iTunes link) by David Estes distinguishes itself in this crowded space by pairing audio recording capabilities with its basic type entry notetaker in a unique way. The interface for Sounds pretty standard:  a file list in the left pane and the note […]

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Track Changes on the iPad – An Update

A short followup to my post yesterday about recommended Word compatible word processing apps for the iPad. A commenter on that post quickly pointed out that I didn’t talk about the ability to create and manage tracked changes. Quite correct, and I should have. I’ve more or less written off tracked changes support given […]

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Upcoming App: Paddock by ManyTricks

Take a look at this video demo of an upcoming app by ManyTricks called Paddock. Though the speed of the iPad minimizes lost efficiency in switching between apps,  (say from Safari to Mail), a windowed work environment could prove to be very useful in certain circumstances. I often draft a document or compose an […]

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One Lawyer’s Home Page Apps

Like many iPad users, I put my most frequently used apps on the home page of my iPad. After a recent round of promotion and relegation, I thought I’d profile my home page apps along with comments about recent moves. I think these are very representative of my workflow and how I use the […]

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PaperDesk for iPad: Notes and Whiteboarding

PaperDesk Great run down of PaperDesk for iPad 1.2 over at TUAW. PaperDesk for iPad is a note taking app in the same family as Penultimate but with some additional features. While PaperDesk does address some of the shortcomings I noted in Penultimate (colored ink, online sync), the handwriting capture is far inferior to […]

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