CLTT Episode #5: The Top 5 iPhone Journals and Diaries

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Podcast | 1 comment

CLTT Episode #5: The Top 5 iPhone Journals and Diaries

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/Podcasts/CLTT-Episode5.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS This one is for you, Apple fans. (Sorry all of you Android owners, you are coming up next!) In episode #5 of the Capturing Life Through Technology podcast I discuss the top 5 journals and diaries for the iPhone with a few honorable mentions thrown in at the end. I am actually an Android user now but I was an iPhone guy for over 4 years and many in my...

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CLTT Episode #4- Using Facebook the Right Way

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Podcast | 0 comments

CLTT Episode #4- Using Facebook the Right Way

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/Podcasts/CLTT-Episode4.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:21 — 15.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Perhaps the number way that the world is capturing their life today is through a little thing called Facebook. Over a billion humans are now posting status updates, sharing (usually annoying) cat pictures, pictures and much more. Are you one of them? More importantly, are you using Facebook the right way? In episode #4 of the...

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Instant + Diary = Instary

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog, iPhone and iPad Journals | 0 comments

Instant + Diary = Instary

A fan of Easy Journaling sent in this review of an easy app for capturing life’s precious moments: I just got hands on Instary’s latest release and wanted to send you a little summary about the diary App, which its developers like to describe as the simplest way of collecting and sharing memories. Instary – made up from the words “instant” and “diary” – is a useful tool to collect, organise and share your best memories in a hassle-free way. It has an easy-to-use but sexy user interface, uses large...

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Best Travel Journaling Apps for Android

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Android Journals, Blog | 0 comments

Travel writing continues to grow at a quick pace as one of the most popular hobbies for adventurers everywhere. Thanks to technology, documenting experiences around the world is no longer a time-taxing task involving pen, paper and a camera. The Web 2.0 has plenty of new options for travel journaling that range from speech to text recognition, to instant location services. Which are the most noteworthy? Read on and select one that works best for you. Journey for Android. Journey is a free application with upgrade option that offers calendars,...

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CLTT Episode #3: Four Ways To Digitize Your Handwritten Journals

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Podcast | 3 comments

CLTT Episode #3: Four Ways To Digitize Your Handwritten Journals

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/Podcasts/CLTT-Episode3.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:38 — 14.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Episode #3 is here! Listen to Sam give four different ways to turn your handwritten journals into digital files. This is only a beginning of the possibilities, but he does a great job of laying out the main options. And, by the way, THIS is the episode that finally convinced me to start looking for help in digitizing all thirty...

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CLTT Episode #2- 10 Ways I Am Capturing My Life Using Technology

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Podcast | 0 comments

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/Podcasts/CLTT-Episode2.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:13 — 25.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS There are a plethora of ways to capture your life using technology. Some people purposely use as many as possible, and others avoid it! But I’m sure you are using many of them, whether you know it or not. In episode #2 of the CLTT podcast Sam shares 10 ways that he is currently capturing (and sharing) his life using...

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CLTT Episode #1: Introduction and My Picture Process

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Podcast | 0 comments

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/Podcasts/CLTT-Episode1.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:32 — 30.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Finally, the Capturing Life Through Technology Podcast is updated and restored! As mentioned in a previous post, there are two broad reasons to keep a journal: improving your life or capturing your life. As I indicated, this site tends to be more passionate about the latter, and we feel there just isn’t...

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Paper Notebooks that Get Scanned Automatically

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Blog, Tricks and Ideas | 0 comments

Paper Notebooks that Get Scanned Automatically

Here’s an all-in-one solution for those who insist on writing in paper journals, but want an electronic copy that is digitally stored in the cloud. In this website, we have been sharing the best software solutions for journal-writing. Even still, I have complete empathy for people who prefer the old-fashioned method of paper and pen. Even after an honest attempt to try electronic journaling with the 30-Day Digital Journaling Challenge, there are some people who just crave the feel of a page under hand, and the scribing motions of an...

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Is Social Media Posting a Valid Form of Journaling? (Podcast)

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Is Social Media Posting a Valid Form of Journaling? (Podcast)

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/CLTT%20Podcasts/CLTT018_JournalingviaSocialMedia.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (0.0KB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Player above not working? Either click here, or right-click and “Save Link” to download the episode. In a recent report, it was calculated that Americans spend more time on social media than any other major Internet activity, including email. (Business Insider Sept. 26, 2014) We are sharing photos, composing tweets,...

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Interview with Kay Adams on the Journalverse (Podcast)

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Interview with Kay Adams on the Journalverse (Podcast)

http://media.blubrry.com/journaltalk/p/www.easyjournaling.com/wp-content/uploads/CLTT%20Podcasts/AE2012_Journalverse_Interview_Digital_Journaling_Challenge_Aug20_2014.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (47.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSS Player above not working? Either click here, or right-click and “Save Link” to download the episode. Recently, I was featured in Kathleen Adams’ community website affectionately known as “The Journalverse”. For more about...

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Heyday: What’s More Easy Than Automatic Journaling? (Podcast)

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Heyday: What’s More Easy Than Automatic Journaling? (Podcast)

Player above not working? Either click here, or right-click and “Save Link” to download the episode. This is the first episode of Capturing Life where I invited a journaling app developer to join me and discuss some features of their app. Meet Siqi Chen, co-founder and CEO of Heyday, an app that does your journaling for you! Heyday is getting great reviews and attention because it organizes information that most people collect in their journals (places you visit, photos you take, etc.) into a timeline so that...

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What Happens To Your Digital “Self” When You Die? (Podcast)

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

What Happens To Your Digital “Self” When You Die? (Podcast)

Player above not working? Either click here, or right-click and “Save Link” to download the episode.   In this episode, I invited a guest, Bakari Chavanu — author and blogger — to help me discuss the fact that your digital footprint never dies! Capturing life through technology has many benefits. And yet, there are some increasingly relevant issues surrounding your digital accounts (journals, social media profiles, and cloud file storage) when you pass away. Do you have a “digital...

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Journaling App Review: writr Feels Great

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in Blog, Laptop and Desktop Journals | 0 comments

Journaling App Review: writr Feels Great

People are loving writr. They have been climbing up the ranks, and quickly. Now in Top 5 paid productivity apps, and in the Top 100 overall paid apps. They consistently get 5 and 4 star ratings flowing in from the U.S.  Writr has recieved a confirmation from Microsoft to be featured in their next round of promotions, and have been recently reviewed on WPCentral. The following is a review from one of their users. What struck me when first opening writr, was how polished it felt. Subtle animations present the interface,...

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Specific Examples of Capturing Life (Podcast)

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Specific Examples of Capturing Life (Podcast)

Player above not working? Either click here, or right-click and “Save Link” to download the episode. In this episode, Nathan and Sam discuss a variety of examples for Capturing Life, as a sneak-peek preview of topics we’ll be covering on Easy Journaling in the future. Nathan shares his family’s recipe for accomplishing great Family Newsletters. Sam shares his disappointment with his favorite online journaling tool, LDS Journal, and how he and Tiffany implemented their “Exit...

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Secure Journaling on monkkee.com

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Blog, Laptop and Desktop Journals | 1 comment

Secure Journaling on monkkee.com

This is a Feature Summary of a new journaling app I found called monkkee.com. I discovered it just as I was updating the BJAT (Best Journaling App Tool) that was started over a year ago to help people find the best journaling application for their preferences. We’ve now added this and about a dozen other new apps that have gained some internet attention. Thanks to Christina Wieling for the guest post. I have added my own commentary at the end. monkkee is a new online journaling site with a special focus on privacy and...

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