Since January 1st, I’ve worked the desktop to-do list down to where I’ve finished some of my 2012 goals. The ones that had a ‘have-to’ feel about them. Continue reading
I’m back to ActionOutline. I tried to use Microsoft OneNote. It didn’t work. That’s the last time I’m moving 1,000+ notes. Continue reading
I think years from now people will still be talking about EverNote 2 as one of the best programs ever built. And I have harped on about the sheer genius of it. So, this might come as a shock. Continue reading
Someone is finally building it. My dream utility. A way to add sticky notes directly to files. Any kind of files, email, even web pages. Continue reading
I decided to go looking at outliners. I’ve had one for years, ActionOutline, but it took me a long time to figure out a ‘best use’ for it. Continue reading
This is yet another segment on organizing notes. If you need a way to draw them, try Dia.
One of the most irritating things I’ve been doing to waste computer-time is writing notes and schematics on small scraps of paper. I don’t know when this started and how long it’s gone on but it does seem like forever. Continue reading
One of the most popular queries that brings searchers to JLog is Evernote. The sub-text is often ‘software like evernote’, which makes me wonder why anyone is looking for an Evernote replacement. I have my theories. Continue reading
While I’ve been not working on my genealogy, I came across something that delights me to no end. Lightning calendar and to-do list plugin that integrates with my Thunderbird email.
I get around 200 emails a day so I spend a lot of time there. It was so long ago I don’t remember why I switched from Outlook Express but it works well and I’d never go back. Having a calendar and t0-do list alongside my email is the perfect place for them.
Does anyone have a favorite notes program? All purpose note-taker, note-organizer thingamabob? I tried for the fourth time to upgrade to Evernote 3 and I still can’t get my mind around it. I don’t know what they’re imagining over there for the future but the way the recent past has been going it’s not looking good.
I’ve been dragging my feet about upgrading to Evernote 3. EverNote 2 is still available for download but they’ve dropped it on its head and someday it will be gone. Life without Evernote of some kind is unfathomable.