Month: January 2012

Draw Pad Pro: Keep A Handwritten Journal On Your iPhone!

Draw Pad Pro Review Alright. So you like the whole idea about keeping a journal on your iPhone because it is always with you and can easily be backed up. But there is just something about writing down your thoughts that cannot be captured with thumb-typing. Oh, what to do! Fetter no more my friends. I present to you Draw Pad Pro, the culmination of the best of both the classic and digital journaling worlds. Of course there are other apps that will allow you to do basically the same thing, but I think Draw Pad Pro is one...

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37 Reasons To Use Penzu Pro For 37 Cents A Week

As far as advice I give concerning eJournals, the service I recommend above all others is the industry standard for online journaling- Penzu. This solid journal website is what CNET called “the most realistic re-creation of paper I’ve seen on the Web” and what I recently gave the highest recommendation in the ebook Modern Journaling, saying “As far as online journals go, it is a Penzu world and pretty much everyone else is playing catch up.” Penzu has an incredible free service that allows you to journal from any computer and offers several great features including unlimited storage and...

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Journal App Review: Sorting Thoughts For Palm Pre/Android/PC/Mac (!)

I’ve just taken Sorting Thoughts for a quick test drive on a Verizon Palm Pre and there are some good things to be said about this app and the platform the developers are building around it. Most notably, the availability of the software not only on WebOS (Palm Pre) AND Android, but Windows and Mac as well. Recently I spoke of available methods to sync a journal between an iPhone and a computer. Although there are some promising applications, there is still much to be desired. Perhaps this is why I find the discovery of Sorting Thoughts so refreshing-...

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Journal App Review: MyiStory For The iPhone

I am a huge fan of innovation. I would much rather watch a movie, read a book or play a game that tries something new- even if it is risky. Unfortunately the general population disagrees and seems to prefer proven formulas. The result is blockbuster remakes of the same movies (with 3 sequels) and 50 solid selling Angry Birds clones smartphone games. Because of this, I like one of the newest additions to the iPhone journal scene: My iStory. The organization is accomplished by 5 icons at the bottom of the screen: Diary, Calendar, Galleries, Books and Slideshows. Diary is...

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How Can I Journal From My iPhone AND Computer? (My Most Asked Question)

The longer I have been running Easy Journaling, the more people come to me with questions referring to journaling on their devices. These questions come from readers like you and also the friends and family in my life. The questions vary, but one pops up much more frequently than the others: What can I use that will allow me to journal from my iPhone, but that I can also write entries with on my PC or Mac? This should be an easy answer. If I were a developer, the first thing I would do (Hint, hint) would be to...

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