Free online notes, bookmarks, web-clips, photos, info & more on any device from anywhere

Create, store and easily locate all of your electronic notes, bookmarks, web-page pictures, articles, and more and access anywhere – using Evernote

Never forget your favorite webpages, useful information, photos or thoughts and ideas when you are searching through the Internet. This online app offers web clipping, photo snapping, capturing screenshots and more and will keep all of your information in one location that can be accessed on nearly any device. Everything that you ‘capture’ will be automatically organized and searchable. The apps built-in search feature allows you to easily look through any of your notes and information.  Search through your notes by specifying keywords, titles, and tags.  The app even detects the printed or handwritten text in your images!

The Web-App which is accessible on any Internet connected device (Web clipper) offers the ability to save anything you see on the web. No more bookmarks, tabs, or open windows. See something you like, clip it and the app will save it for you.  Create online notes, copy and paste info and place in a note to access later. Your notes can include text info, links, and you can upload audio, picture and PDF files that do not exceed 25MB. Everything you capture is automatically processed, indexed, and made searchable. Create a to-do list, add notes, add hyperlinks, print out your list, share with others (via an email, on Facebook or through a URL link). You can even send Tweets from this app and share your comments, thoughts or ideas. The app also provides browser-specific add-ons or extensions (Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer) to improve your Internet experience.

Use your mobile phone camera to capture a business card; snap a photo of your plane ticket, confirmation numbers, invoices, and receipts; create a note of important ideas or thoughts; take notes during a meeting and even take a photo of the whiteboard at the end of the meeting to have access to and be able to review later.  Supported and free mobile apps have been created for your iDevices (iPhone, Touch & Pad), Android, BlackBerry, Palms (Pre & Pixi) and Windows Mobile.

Review of Basic App Features:

  • Capture anything on the web
  • Collect and store your information in one location
  • Access your information from any device
  • Search through notes, tags, photos, bookmarks, etc
  • Create online notes, include links and uploads
  • Use mobile devices to take pictures, create notes & more
  • Share notes (email, social networks, URL)
  • Desktop apps available
  • Web-browser enhancements available

Summary Review and Grade

  • Free Registration Required
  • No Downloads Required (offers desktop client – Mac & Windows only)
  • No Installation Required
  • Works on All Web-browsers (specific enhancements for Chrome, Firefox and IE)
  • No Technical Experience Necessary
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms – (Linux, Macs, Windows)
  • 60 MB monthly allowance for Free users
  • Connect to mobile devices

You can also select to download a software client (this is not required to utilize this app) for Mac OS X & Windows (no Linux version).  The download client offers the added ability to access all of your online saved content even when offline.  We had to deduct a little because of the No Linux software client and because the free version does not offer an automatic sync to your devices.  However, this is a great app for busy people that are often online searching for and collecting information by offering the ability to easily store all of your info in one location and making it accessible from any of your computers and phones. The Free account offers plenty of storage space (re-calculated monthly) of up to 60MB of allowance which is about 30,000 typed notes, 400 web clips, 610 camera phone pics, 59 audio files and 16 high resolution photos. The app offers paid accounts if you need more space and also offers a group account for teams of people that are working on a project/task that may need to search, store and collect information in a single location.

To give it a try, visit the App Home Page

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Create a Wall (web-page) of “sticky notes”

Collect ideas, suggestions and information with Wallwisher.

Create your own noticeboard of ‘Wall” in just a few clicks. The sticky notes are basic in nature but very simple to use, just type some text (you can also link to image, videos and other websites.

Use to collect ideas before meetings (brainstorming), to solicit ideas from friends and co-workers, offer a fun and creative way to express ideas, etc.  Your Wall also produces an RSS feed which helps keep track of topics that get added to your Wall.

Wallwisher Summary Features:

  • Upload images
  • Choose colors
  • Create titles and subtitles
  • Password protected
  • Decide the level or users to access and see your wall

Summary Review and Grade

  • Registration Required – to Create but not for others to read or post
  • No Downloads
  • No Installation Required
  • No Technical Experience Necessary
  • Works on All Web-browsers
  • Works Cross-platform – on all computer platforms  – (Linux, Macs, Windows)
  • Able to Embed Wall on Website or Blog
  • Site pages pages tend to run a little slow
  • System seems to ‘crash’ often and you may be prompted about such a crash by their default message, “Oh no, there is a glitch in the Matrix, the agents are on their way to fix it…”

We had to deduct from the grade because of the number and frequency of pages not opening but this can be a fun application to use to collect some ideas with friends and colleges with some of your ‘lighter tasks and activities’.

To give it a try, check out the Wallwisher home page

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