Android Police: Bundled Notes is (almost) the best Google Keep alternative around

Android Police: Bundled Notes is (almost) the best Google Keep alternative around. “Google Keep is a great note-taking service, and it can also double as a to-do app, no doubt about it. But even when you use all of the organizational features available, like labels, archiving, and colors, you might soon end up with an entangled mess that’s hard to undo when you’re not careful. If you ask me, alternatives like Notion or Evernote can quickly become too complex for pure personal use, and that’s where one of my favorite indie Android apps comes in: Bundled Notes.”

Google Keep vs. Evernote vs. Apple Notes: Which Is the Best Note-Taking App? (Make Tech Easier)

Make Tech Easier: Google Keep vs. Evernote vs. Apple Notes: Which Is the Best Note-Taking App?. “There are currently plenty of note-taking apps. Evernote is as evergreen as it ever was and continues to evolve with time. Google Keep by the search engine giant is another feather in its cap. Apple Notes received a huge update with the recent release of iOS 15 bringing it on par with the rest of the pack. Here we examine Google Keep vs. Evernote vs. Apple Notes to see which one is better and why.”

MakeUseOf: How to Organize Notes on Your iPhone Using Tags

MakeUseOf: How to Organize Notes on Your iPhone Using Tags. “If you’re an iPhone user, chances are you’ve utilized Notes, Apple’s built-in note-taking tool. It’s a great place to create sketches, jot down ideas, or create lists that you can share with other Apple users. With the release of iOS 15, Apple’s note-taking features got a revamp to include Tags and Smart Folders. Make the most of your iPhone’s Notes app with these handy features.”

XDA Developers: Google’s note taking web app, Cursive, can be used on any Chromebook

XDA Developers: Google’s note taking web app, Cursive, can be used on any Chromebook. “Cursive is a brand new app from Google that allows Chromebook users to take handwritten notes. The app debuted on the recently released HP Chromebook X2 11. While the app will come pre-installed on upcoming stylus-equipped Chromebooks, you can install it on any Chromebook device right now.”

Ghacks: How to download and convert Google Keep notes

Ghacks: How to download and convert Google Keep notes. “If you want to migrate to another note taking solution, for instance because you want to reduce the number of Google apps and services that you use, to migrate to an open source alternative, or fear that Google might kill the service eventually, then you need to figure out how to export your Google Keep data and get it imported into another note taking application. In this guide, I’ll be walking you through these steps (sans the importing into another note taking application, but you will get some suggestions).”

SlashGear: Microsoft is giving OneNote a fresh design and version tweak

SlashGear: Microsoft is giving OneNote a fresh design and version tweak. “During the pandemic, many people who never used Microsoft OneNote in their working lives have begun using the application to take notes and to view shared notes from their supervisors in many companies. With the increased popularity of OneNote, Microsoft has taken the time to talk about some changes coming to the application for Windows over the next year. The updates include a major visual refresh for the service.”

MakeUseOf: The 8 Best Free Alternatives to Google Keep

I found this article thanks to its mention of TreeSheets, and I found out about TreeSheets thanks to DrWeb! MakeUseOf: The 8 Best Free Alternatives to Google Keep. “As the next-generation workforce moves towards a fully paperless and eco-friendly home or office, online note-taking apps become essential. Since Google Keep’s release in 2013, it has become one of the best online note-taking apps to date. However, the robust growth of cloud computing paved the way for many alternatives to Google Keep online notepad app. The following list of note-taking apps can suit your work style. Choose the one that best suits your needs.”

BetaNews: Evernote 10 unveils a major redesign with improvements to note creation, formatting, and search

BetaNews: Evernote 10 unveils a major redesign with improvements to note creation, formatting, and search. “The Evernote Corporation has unveiled Evernote 10.0, a landmark new release of its cross-platform note-creation and organization tool. The free and paid-for service allows users to create, organize, share, and view notes across all major platforms, including the web, Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.”

Blogging Pro: What Is the Best Note-Taking App for Bloggers?

Blogging Pro: What Is the Best Note-Taking App for Bloggers?. “As bloggers, we always keep thinking of our next content. When we get a flash of inspiration or a phrase that sparks an idea, we’d always want to keep a note of it. However, we don’t always have a notebook in hand to jot down these notes. This is why a note-taking app will always come handy in this day and age. While there are a number of note-taking apps available today, there are those that bloggers swear by. We’ve compiled a list below to let you decide which note-taking app is the best today.”

Make Tech Easier: The Best Web Apps to Dictate Your Docs and Notes

Make Tech Easier: The Best Web Apps to Dictate Your Docs and Notes . “You probably know Google Docs supports dictation in dozens of languages, but what if Google Docs’s ‘live dictation’ feels a bit restrictive, or you don’t like the complicated interface? There are alternatives to Google Docs with practically the exact same levels of accuracy (since they use the same Google Voice API), but a different interface, that could be better-tailored to your needs. Let’s see how you can use some of the best web apps to type with your voice instead of your keyboard.”

Lifehacker: Take Notes That Can Be Understood Two Weeks From Now

Lifehacker: Take Notes That Can Be Understood Two Weeks From Now. “A lot of us already know the value of carrying around some kind of note-taking device, whether it’s old-fashioned pen-and-paper or one of the bajillion smartphone apps designed to help us capture and organize our thoughts. But capturing those thoughts, in most cases, isn’t enough. A good note isn’t just a quick jot-down of an idea or an action item. Note-taking, when done well, provides both a record and a path forward.”

Google Keep: 5 of the Best Cross-Platform Note-Taking Apps

Make Tech Easier: 5 of the Best Cross-Platform Note-Taking Apps. “Of all the apps on your smartphone or computer, there is a strong likelihood that your note-taking app of choice is one of the most used. For so many, having a note-taking app available whenever, wherever is indispensable. That’s why you need a cross-platform option, but which one do you choose? Let’s take at look at the best cross-platform note-taking apps below.” Google Keep is nowhere to be found.

MakeUseOf: 10 Lesser-Known Simplenote Tips and Tricks for Better Notetaking

MakeUseOf: 10 Lesser-Known Simplenote Tips and Tricks for Better Notetaking . “Simplenote has always positioned itself as a no-frills note-taking service. Its apps reflect that theme and let you quickly take notes on every desktop or mobile platform. But Simplenote’s minimal approach doesn’t mean it’s limited in any form. There are plenty of features hidden underneath Simplenote’s easy interface. Here are several tips and tricks to sweeten your Simplenote experience.”

Lifehacker: The Best Note-Taking Apps

Lifehacker: The Best Note-Taking Apps . “We recently polled readers with suggestions for the best note-taking apps. Most of you said you still do things the old-fashioned way with pen and paper—a technique I heartily endorse. However, when it comes to apps, the responses were surprisingly varied; I had no idea so many different note-taking apps existed.” Several here I had not heard of, with even more in the comments. (Read the comments!)