Month: October 2011

The Top 5 iPhone Journals

Looking for the best journal app for you? Try our free journal recommendation tool! There is no doubt that iPhone developers have conjured up some incredible journals. Some look gorgeous, others are packed with features and some have both looks and brains. This is my ranking of the best journals and diaries available for the platform. Note that clicking on the icon will take you to the full Easy Journaling review but if you want to go straight to iTunes to download the app, click on the black Available in the App Store button. Wonderful Days – $2.99 Beautiful...

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Top 5 Blackberry Journal/Diaries

Ask any Blackberry user why they opt for the RIM (Research In Motion) devices and they might tell you “It’s the buttons stupid!” These smartphones were among the first that bridged the gap between cell phone and PDA and continue to have a strong following today. Not only do they have the popular physical keyboard, they also offer strong integrated business support and a free messaging system called Blackberry Messenger (BBM). It is natural that these handy keyboards would be used to keep personal diaries and journals. And while Blackberry App World doesn’t have near the numbers of applications...

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How To Handle EPIC Journal Entries

If you have a goal to write in your journal somewhat consistently, you will run up against a universal journal law- not all entries are created equally. They can’t be. Some days are virtually event-less while others are life changing. How to you make sure that the birth of your first born doesn’t get lost between the day you got stuck in traffic (again) and the day you are frustrated with your failed diet? Here are a few tips I have discovered that can help you with this occasional dilemma: Make sure and use tags (or keywords) about the...

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Road Test: Wonderful Days for the iPhone

It would not be within my best interest to express my allegiance to one particular eJournal. Doing so would only discourage you the reader from investigating the best journal for YOUR situation and probably make the developers of other applications take their ball and go home. It would kind of be like Simon Cowell dating one of the top 10 American Idol candidates while still telling the world he was impartial to the rest. Luckily for me, I use a variety of journals for slightly different reasons. I have also used a few different ones over time. This balance...

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The Future of eJournaling

Journal keeping the electronic way has come a long ways in the past few decades. From PC’s in the 70’s and 80’s, the internet in the 90’s and mobile devices in the past few years, journaling has arguably gotten easier, funner and more feature packed. So then where is it going? What do we have to look forward to in personal journal and diary keeping between now and think tweets? Luckily I have a crystal ball I reserve for just such occasions. The following predictions are based on interpolating (LOVE that word!) trends from the past as well as...

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