Lifehacker: The Best Way to Bulk Export Your Apple Notes. “Apple Notes is among the best free note-taking apps out there, but it doesn’t make it easy to export notes in bulk. Whether you’re thinking of switching to another app—such as Obsidian, which has better support for Android and Windows—or just considering backing up all your notes, you’re going to need a bulk export tool to handle the job.”
The Verge: How to move your notes out of Evernote. “When an app is depended on by a large number of people — especially one that’s been around long enough so that a number of its users may have a lot of data stored in it — and major changes are instituted, the first thought that many will have is: what will happen to my data?”
TechCrunch: AudioPen is a great web app for converting your voice into text notes. “There are many note-taking apps, ranging from Apple Notes and Google Keep to Obsidian and Notion. Most of them use text as the primary input method and provide features around it. Developer Louis Pereira’s AudioPen app focuses on converting your voice to neat text-based notes.”
Hongkiat: 10 Best Free Note Taking Apps. “Whether you’re a student, a professional, or just someone who likes to jot down ideas as they come, this article is for you. Here is a compilation of the 10 best free note-taking apps that we reckon will help you find the one that meets your need.”
MakeUseOf: 8 Handy Tools to Get AI-Generated Meeting Notes . “Unless you’re exceptionally good at multitasking, you might find it difficult to focus on the meeting while making complete, accurate meeting notes. In this case, it is perhaps best to concentrate on the conversation and let your AI assistant take notes. If this sounds like a good idea, read on to find about eight useful tools that can create AI-generated meeting notes.”
How-To Geek: The 6 Best Note Taking Apps of 2023. “There’s nothing worse than jotting down a note and leaving it behind or losing it in a stack of paper. With note taking software, you can take your notes wherever you go or access them from any computer. Find the one for you with these best note taking apps.”
How-To Geek: Chromebooks Get a New “Cursive” App for Handwritten Notes. “Google has been testing its new ‘Cursive’ notetaking application on select Chromebooks, and now it’s officially available on any Chromebook that supports stylus input.”
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.”
WLNY: Social Media Roundup: Neighbors Leave Notes Offering To Lend A Hand With Groceries And Supplies. “From flyers to online posts, literal signs of hope are being shared everywhere. They’re notes from neighbors to complete strangers, volunteering to help. Messages have been popping up on doors, lampposts and all over social media with offers to lend a hand to whoever needs it.”
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.”
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 . “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.”
Beautiful Pixels: Burfi — A Minimal Note-Taking Web App. “Burfi — stylized as 🄱🅄🅁🄵🄸 — is a simple web-based note-taking app that has been designed and developed by @minnix. It’s a super minimal product that just lets you start typing whatever you want.” Obviously this should not be used for anything sensitive, but if you just want a quick place to write down some notes or paste something, this is great.
MakeUseOf: 5 Uncomplicated Note-Taking Web Apps to Be More Productive . “A lot of productivity is about discarding unnecessary things that you think are necessary. Strip the useless bits of note-taking apps and you’re left with lean and mean productivity tools, ready to get things done. It’s something that the Notes app on macOS and the ever-popular Simplenote app do well. And that’s the philosophy that more apps have taken up.”
MakeUseOf: Think OneNote and Evernote Are Bloated? Try These Lightweight Note-Taking Apps. “I recently got a Chromebook and am unimpressed by the web versions of both apps. Furthermore, both OneNote and Evernote sit on the ‘heavy duty’ end of the spectrum, meaning they can be slow and bloated. Sometimes speed and performance trump features. And that’s why I’ve been looking for an alternative. Perhaps you have, too. The good news is, lightweight alternatives do exist — you just have to be willing to sacrifice some power and flexibility for them.”