Microsoft® OneNote iPhone® App Review

One more app is making headlines in connection with the Apple iPhone, namely the OneNote application from Microsoft. The app has been launched and lets you operate OneNote from anywhere. This interesting cloud application, basically a Web App brings in a revolution in terms of a change in perspective of making available applications on platforms of erstwhile stiff competitors namely Microsoft and Apple.

A basic word processor, OneNote can enter keyboard typed text, pictures or images and create tables. However, it is an unbound document where you can write anywhere virtually. It also does not require the act of saving as it naturally gets saved somewhere. Introduced with Microsoft Office 2003, OneNote has become popular. While it resembles the tabbed ring-binder, it is saved in pages to form a notebook. While word processors are organized to save documents as files, OneNote is used to collect, organize and share material and lets multiple edits where the changes are merged automatically.

While OneNote has been used on laptops and desktop PCs, it is also now enabled to be used on tablets and smartphones. Images, scans, embedded documents and photos can be stored as notes on OneNote. You can also search electronic ink annotations as text. Another interesting feature is that a search can be made for audio recordings with phonetics. Keeping OneNote Mobile free for some time, Microsoft has done the unimaginable, introduced the app for an Apple smartphone in the same name as OneNote before announcing a pricing structure for the same. Please note, it is absolutely essential to have a Windows Live ID for being able to use OneNote or access it over the web.

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