Day One Gets Graphic

DayOne GraphicsThere’s nothing that says you can only include photos in your Day One journal app. The samples you see here were created using several different graphics apps and saved as photos. It doesn’t stop there. The latest updates to iOS devices also gives me the ability to draw and doodle in journal entries using my finger . And it also works great with my Jot Dash stylus ($20 at Amazon).

In this example, I added three graphics images to my Day One entry. Day One stacked them above the text I had already entered (not shown here). It doesn’t show well in this screenshot, but the graphics are quite readable on my iPad. I’m experimenting with the graphics elements to see if I can create an eye-catching collection of graphic stories then use Day One’s publishing feature to create family history books. Stay tuned . . .

iPad Folders

A recent upgrade to the iPad’s operating system added some very useful functionality. The Folders feature lets us collect related apps into a folder instead of having them spread across several screens. Here are a few tips to help you put folders to good use. First, you need to know how to manage apps on your iPad screen. When you touch and hold your finger on one app icon, after a couple of…

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Flickr’s New iPhone App

Flickr’s New iPhone App

This week Flickr released an updated iPhone app making it easy to capture, edit and share your photos. Once you’ve taken a photo, you can edit, crop and enhance the image then upload it to Flickr – adding it to groups or sets and even tagging people in the photo. You can upload an unlimited number of photos to your account using the app – preserving the quality and resolution of the original…

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5 Reasons to Get Evernote on Your Desktop

Evernote syncs notes between devices. That’s kind of its thing. We want you to have everything that’s important to you at your fingertips no matter where you are or what you’re doing. When you don’t have to worry about where you saved things, you can be more productive. Then you can focus on the creative, personal, or professional task at hand.

That’s one reason to get Evernote on your computer. But that’s not all.

There are also some really cool features that are only available on desktop, or are just better on the big screen. Here are a few things you might not know you can do with Evernote on your computer:

Read Five Reasons to Get Evernote on Your Desktop at the Evernote Blog.