PadNotes: Onenote-ish iPad Application that showcase the future of iPad

Discussion in 'iPad' started by MikhailT, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. MikhailT macrumors 601

    Nov 12, 2007
  2. admanimal macrumors 68040

    Apr 22, 2005
    Not the prettiest interface but it looks like the functionality is there.
  3. vini-vidi-vici macrumors 6502

    Jan 7, 2010
    Not bad... I'm not sure if I have a use for this, but I can see how a lot of people would. Anyway, it's a good example of how the large screen of the iPad makes it far more than "just a big iPod Touch".
  4. Aranince macrumors 65816

    Apr 18, 2007
    This is a great example of one of a use case for the iPad: College Students. FAR more capable than an iPhone/iTouch
  5. GadgetX macrumors regular

    Mar 6, 2010
    If this works decently with a stylus I will buy this in a heartbeat and use it to take notes in class
  6. gibbz macrumors 68030

    May 31, 2007
    You can always use the meat stylus
  7. gibbz macrumors 68030

    May 31, 2007
  8. GadgetX macrumors regular

    Mar 6, 2010
    Did you click on the link? Its a bit of an upgrade from the ol' sausage
  9. gibbz macrumors 68030

    May 31, 2007
    Well now I feel like a big moron :eek:
  10. rtay macrumors regular

    Feb 16, 2010
    Great find. This is exactly what i was imagining when i thought about using this in class. Being able to fill out forms and highlight PDFs is going to be awesome. I have a class that i have about 3 separate 5 page PDFs this will be awesome to use then look at when i am taking the online quizzes. With a stylus, this app will make this person a ton of money. Until One-Note comes out of course. That program is the bomb.
  11. liquidsuns macrumors 6502

    Jun 23, 2009
    I was under the impression you can use a stylus on any app. Do apps have to be written specifically to use a stylus?
  12. Phil A. Moderator

    Phil A.

    Staff Member

    Apr 2, 2006
    Shropshire, UK
    OK, that looks awesome and it's the sort of app the iPad will need to really take hold, IMO
    At a hardware level the iPad really is "just a big iPod touch" (that's not meant in any way to be derogatory) but it's the apps that will set it apart. Once apps start appearing that are specific for the iPad, we'll really see what it's capable of
  13. eawmp1 macrumors 601


    Feb 19, 2008
    See, as everyone is saying, the iPad is ONLY a big iPod Touch. It will never have it's own apps written for it, exploiting capabilities not present on an iPod Touch. :rolleyes:
  14. Eso macrumors 68000


    Aug 14, 2008
    I don't think anyone ever said that it won't have optimized apps for it. The idea that it's "just a big iPod Touch" comes from the fact that it uses exactly the same OS, features, limitations, and all.

    Case in point: this app exports to a desktop as a PDF or JPEG through email, neither format being appropriate for a working document. This is because notes aren't documents - they are pictures. Without mutli-tasking you can't open more than one document at once, and even with multi-tasking, you can't open two instances of the app.

    This app isn't comparable to OneNote, but it looks like a fantastic PDF annotator.
  15. admanimal macrumors 68040

    Apr 22, 2005
    What does this have to do with limitations of the iPad?

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