Microsoft has added a couple of new features for its note taking service, OneNote.
The new features are available for OneNote on the web, aka OneNote Online.
Audio Recording in OneNote on the web
The note taking service now allows you to record audio. To use this feature, click on the insert button on the ribbon interface. Click on the Record Audio button to start recording your audio content, like say a speech or a statement you want to announce at your next meeting.
Once you’re done, hit the Stop button, and a new Play button will appear, using which you can playback the audio.
This feature is only available in three browsers: [...]
A few weeks ago, we reported that Dropbox is testing a new Note taking service called Project Composer.
The service was not available for public though, and all we got was a look at some screenshots.
A quick recap of Composer: It is a collaborative note taking service like Hackpad, which was acquired by Dropbox last year. Composer is probably based on it.
It is also worth noting (see what I did there?), that though Project Composer was available on ProjectHunt, but was hosted on Dropbox’s servers. You can verify this by logging in to your account at Dropbox.com and clicking on Settings > Security. Composer’s description says “This is [...]
Cloud storage service, Dropbox is reportedly testing a new online note taking service.
The above image is a screenshot posted on Twitter by a user who was successfully able to login and use Composer. She was a Hackpad user before it was acquired. She says that Composer integrates Hackpad notes, and prompts for meetings and more.
If you think this is just an Evernote alternative, think again. Composer is believed to be a resurrection of Hackpad, a collaborative note take taking service, which Dropbox acquired last year.
What is Hackpad?
Hackpad is an online text editor (or word processor) which allows users to [...]