Saturday, 3 September 2011

Take Notes : A new Notepad on Kindle

Using the new Take Note app on Kindle is quite easy. It will take a minute or so to get started. It proves to be a simple notepad app ideal for taking notes on Kindle on the go.
Take Note can create notes and add them to a list in a chronological order with date and time which you can browse through using the View notes screen.

The links on menu are quite intutive. It includes word wrapping and font size selection. However the files saved on the kindle do not get saved with a file  extension and makes it difficult to open with standard text editors. 

Overall however Take Note is a useful notepad tool.

-Can be used as a Checklist for ToDo & Shopping list
-List View in a chronological order
-Quick memo / notes
-Export Notes to HTML
-View Notes by date time

Product Description
TakeNote is a tool for Kindle that lets you jot down whatever is on your mind quickly and easily.

TakeNote is designed to make note taking quick and easy. For example, as soon as TakeNote opens, you can start taking notes right away without having to press any buttons to begin. You can capture a phone number or address, add to a daily diary, take some meeting notes, and even save a shopping list while on the go.

For easy access, your notes are listed in your notebook in chronological order. You can add, edit, or delete them as you see fit. While navigating a note, you can quickly jump to the top or bottom if needed. Help pages are available from anywhere in the title.

TakeNote lets you jot down what you are thinking right now.

Similar Apps
1. Notepad
2. Sticky Notes

Sunday, 28 August 2011

Jigsaw Words: A cool new word game on Kindle

Title: Jigsaw Words
Author: Amazon

Amazon has come up with another interesting word game called the Jigsaw Words. Jigsaw Words is a word game that challenges you to combine groups of letters into words that match the clues given. There are various themed categories defined such as animals, holidays, birthdays etc. which contain puzzles as per the theme.
In each puzzle,you start with a set of 10 clues . You also have a set of randomly arranged puzzle pieces with letters on them. Your goal is to solve the clues in the puzzle by arranging the puzzle pieces so that the letters form the word that matches each clue 

Compared to the other word games available on Kindle like Everyword, Shuffled Row etc., this one is fairly easy for adults. But like other Amazon word games on Kindle this one is also addictive.  For kids it can be also used as a good educational tool. Whats more its also free!
Definitely worth a try!