'Google Keep' Note Taking App Now Available on Apple Watch

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    Google's "Keep" app for taking notes and making lists today expanded to the Apple Watch, allowing the app's users to use the note taking and list making functionality right on their wrists.

    With Google Keep for Apple Watch, you can create new notes or reminder lists, pin items to lists, and check off items on existing lists.

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    Google Keep, for those unfamiliar with the app, is designed to let users create, edit, share, and collaborate on notes on any device at any time. It is cross platform like many of Google's apps, and works on iOS devices, Android devices, Macs, and PCs.

    You can create reminders and voice memos, pull text from images, and organize notes with labels and colors. All Google Keep content can be shared with family members and friends, so you can create multi-person notes that everyone can annotate.

    Article Link: 'Google Keep' Note Taking App Now Available on Apple Watch
     
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    You see in the first image where Paper towels are crossed off the list? Google ordered some for you already.
     
  4. acorntoy macrumors 65816

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    Google also “Keeps” a record of everywhere your wrist goes.
     
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    Came here for the above comments; am not disappointed.

    I think, a certain point, people get what they deserve for using Google or Amazon products.
     
  7. 1woodwrking, Feb 19, 2019
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    My thought exactly..
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    virtually anything google has its hands in is not something I want on anything that is in my home or pocket. They have proven themselves to be more about control than virtually anything else.. but then of course they are..
     
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    Planning a shooting or something? I'm pretty sure Google doesn't give a crap about your shopping list... hah.
     
  9. Solomani macrumors 68040

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    Google also "Keeps" all your private information, archiving it on their servers, for years to come.

    Google is not stupid…. they KNOW that so many iOS/iPhone/Watch users will use the Notes app for things like: a convenient place for sensitive to-do lists, as well as a place to jot down hard-to-remember passwords, etc. Old people do this all the time with their smartphones. The Notes app is a goldmine of sensitive personal data for GOOG.
     
  10. pdaholic macrumors 65816

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    Just give it a few months and Google will drop support for the watch app like every other developer eventually does.
     
  11. qtrim macrumors regular

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    Why would anyone trust a Google Service other than Gmail? They will drop this in a few years when they get bored.
     
  12. RickInHouston macrumors 65816

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    I LOVE that app. Simple, easy, clean. Accessible from the desktop.

    If Apple users can get over their fears, they'd be surprised how much easier their day to day life can be.
     
  13. Newton1600 macrumors member

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    Apple needs to let developers access the scribble api...
     
  14. allenvanhellen macrumors regular

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    They don’t?
     
  15. iAVERY macrumors member

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    Then I should ask, since you don’t mind sharing, for your Apple ID and google password. It’s soley just to check out your miscellaneous lists in your notes.
     
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    Let me introduce you to password saving applications. You shouldn't be putting that kinda stuff in notes apps. Also, use 2 factor authentication so that if/when someone gets your username and password, it's not an issue.
     
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    Pretty funny how many armchair digital security experts come out of the woodwork on articles like these. There's a distant gap between the perception (Google has employees straight up taking all the passwords/notes you put into their notes app for... idk personal use I guess?) vs. reality (machine learning algorithms scrub platforms like Gmail where you have agreed to a Terms of Service stating that they may pull specific keywords to put you on lists to be given specific targeted advertisements).
     
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    Ill be getting my first Apple Watch this week, and you can be assured this app will never be installed! :p
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    iCloud brings the same convenience, but is there Notes integration with the watch? Maybe not, so Google is filling a need.
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    That can be interpreted a certain way. Does the watch track reps with that, too? :p:p:p
     
  19. thasan macrumors 65816

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    Does the name of app mean google “keeps” everything (about you)?
     
  20. dumastudetto macrumors 68030

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    Well it's Google. We all know you are nothing more than a collection of data that will be harvested by them, if you use any of their products or services.
     
  21. Sasparilla macrumors 65816

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    The name of the program is just so appropriate for a Google app.
     
  22. racerhomie macrumors regular

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    Lol. They must pay 9 Billion to Apple yearly out of charity.
     
  23. MyopiaRocks macrumors newbie

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    Bran: "Hodor, what happened to that scroll?"
    Hodor: "GOOGLE KEEP."
    Bran: "Google has it? What will they do with it?"
    Hodor: "GOOGLE MINE FOR DATA. SELL TO NIGHT KING."
     
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    Because the business model is to sell your scraps to the advertising overlords, their real and the only customer. You are the goose that lays the golden egg for them.
     
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    Yeah, I can see how Google's bots crawling your notes for keywords so they can target you with ads (that you're already seeing anyway) is somehow the end of the world. :rolleyes:
     

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