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Moleskine Notebooks for Livescribe

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Livescribe has just introduced Moleskine notebooks that are compatible with Livescribe pens. You can use this link to buy the notebooks or other products and this code UBX15RAF93H2E to receive $20 off a smartpen purchase. The coupon expires in 30 days.

moleskine 1 and 2 notebooks

The notebook is described as follows:

Using the Bluetooth technology of the Livescribe 3 Smartpen and dot paper, its content instantly appears in the app in real time.

The notebook features the iconic Moleskine design details, from the familiar rounded corners, ivory-coloured pages and ribbon bookmark to the elastic closure and “in case of loss…” label printed on the flyleaf. Its center-stitched binding ensures the notebook lies flat, for an enjoyable writing experience. The on-page commands which enable quick access to the app’s features, including voice recognition, have also been redesigned in the Moleskine style. Two bookmarks are stored in the back pocket with further commands for the Livescribe smartpen. Lastly, the debossed pattern on the cover subtly recalls the design of the smartpen, a perfect finish for this innovative tool that bridges analog and digital.*

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The Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks are available in #1 and #2 and work with all Livescribe smartpens.

240 pages.
Features:
– acid-free paper
– hard cover
– expandable inner pocket
– ruled dot paper pages

Writeright App Free Today

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Writeright, a universal writing app allows you to look up synonyms, antonyms and phraseology is free today.

According to the developer:

WHAT’S UNIQUE ABOUT WRITERIGHT?

WriteRight offers you synonyms or antonyms together with phraseology.

WriteRight recognizes conjugated words, either feminine or plural, or in different tenses and persons in the case of verbs.

WriteRight replaces words with their conjugated synonym counterparts, matching gender and number, person and tense.

WriteRight is capable of identifying and replacing not only single words, but multiple-word expressions, phrasal verbs, adjectivals, adverbials and prepositional phrases, even in their conjugated forms.
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INNOVATIVE APPROACH FOCUSED ON PROVIDING ENRICHED CONTENT IN ENGLISH/SPANISH:

- Synonyms, Antonyms & Phraseology frequently updated and always at your fingertips.

- Comfortable Pinch to Zoom increases/decreases Menlo editor font up to 4 sizes.

- Advanced Previews: Continuous, US Letter, DIN A4 and Manuscript US Letter and Manuscript DIN A4, including Helvetica Neue Light, Georgia and Times New Roman typefaces within classic Manuscript parameters for writers and publishers. (iPad version)

- Full Markdown support.

CUSTOMIZED KEYBOARD:

- Optional keyboard with frequently-used symbols & powerful multifunctional Markdown keys. (iPad version)

WIDE RANGE OF GESTURES AND FUNCTIONS:

- Previews with page numbering and time stamp (iPad version)
– iCloud folders in colors chosen by the user
– Select and transfer as many files as you want into one selected folder, easily and quickly
– Increase/decrease editor font by 4 sizes
– Find and replace
– Go to start/end of document with gesture (iPad version)
– Quick navigation through long texts (iPad version)
– Advance by character and by word with ease
– Undo/redo
– Character/word count

SAVE AND SYNC:

- Seamless sync between iPad and iPhone
– Seamless iCloud/Dropbox integration
– Saves instantly and automatically in iCloud/Dropbox

writeright folders

EXPORT:

- Send .txt, .md, and .rtf by email
– Copy .txt, .md and .rtf
– Print in US Letter, DIN A4, and in Manuscript in both those formats (iPad version)
– Generate and send PDF
– Share document using link

NOTE:

1. WriteRight linguistic tools for English and Spanish .

2. WriteRight has no formatting settings. WriteRight saves and opens only .txt and .md files.

Anyone can improve their English and Spanish with this writing app!

The Thesaurus functionality will work by changing the device keyboard to English or Spanish, in one touch, even if your device is set up in a different language!

 

How to Use Livescribe 3 Smartpen and Auto-Send to OneNote

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With the latest update to Livescribe+ 1.3, you can set up the app to Auto-Send notes from any of the notebooks you write in to OneNote. The problem is, there were no directions on how to do this. After some trial and error, the solution was discovered. (Edit: There is now a post concerning this on Livescribe Blog page.)

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Livescribe+ now has Auto-Send capabilities, which allows you to set up any Livescribe notebook with your Livescribe 3 smartpen to automatically send all your handwritten notes to a specific section in any of your OneNote notebooks.

LiveScribe and OneNote

First, set up a OneNote account and download the Microsoft OneNote App for Mac. (This explanation is for Macs. Presumably, the same thing would work with the iPad, iPhone and PC versions of the app.) Log into the OneNote App and create a new notebook like LiveScribe. Open the Notebook and name the first tab something like LS1. This named tab will be something you will be looking for when you go to send the notes to OneNote.

Second, download the latest update to Livescribe App and update your pen’s firmware.

Tap settings > Cloud Services > OneNote and enter your credentials. This will sign you into your OneNote account and authorize this app to access the OneNote notebooks. Give the app permission to do this when asked.

Now, write something in your LiveScribe Notebook and open the LiveScribe app to locate the page where you wrote the notes you want to send to OneNote.

At the bottom left, you will see the share icon. Tap it and choose OneNote. You will see a list of possible tabs in the various OneNote Notebooks you have. Thus, it is important to have tabs with different names so you will know which one you are trying to send the notes to. Tap on the name of the tab you want to send the notes to. The notes will sync.

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Open your OneNote app. Go to the notebook and tabbed section where you sent the note. In the right column, you will see the page number of the notebook your notes are on. Tap that and the notes will be brought over into the OneNote page.

Your notes should now appear as a clipping in your notebook.

Presumably, a similar method exists for sending notes to Evernote.

Notes Plus Update

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Notes Plus, a note taking app for your iPad has been updated to version 4.4.1 with various bug fixes.

With school starting back, this note pad app has what you need to take and organize notes on your iPad just like you would on a notepad. Plus, you can mark up PDFs as well.

If you are not familiar with this app, watch the video below to see it in action, including the in app purchase option to convert your handwriting to text.

Soon, this app will be 90% off. You can learn more about the sale on their site.

 

 

Google Slides Released

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Google has created Google Slides, a free app to allow creation, editing and collaboration with others on presentations from your iOS device. The company states that the free Google Slides app allows you to:

* Create new presentations or edit any that were created on the web or on another device
* Share presentations and work together with others in the same presentation at the same time
* Open, edit, and save Microsoft PowerPoint files
* Get stuff done anytime — even without an internet connection
* Add and rearrange slides, format text and shapes, and more
* Present right from your device
* Never worry about losing your work — everything is automatically saved as you type

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To learn more about getting started with Google Slides, visit the support page.

TrialPad Update

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TrialPad, an app designed to help attorneys present evidence to juries and judges, has been updated to version 4.1.0.

If you are not familiar with the app or want to learn more, you can download the 62 page quick start guide.

To get a good idea of how the app works, you can see the app in action at this vimeo site.

The update includes the following additions and changes:

- Added Custom sort button to allow you to customize the order of your exhibits (user requested).
– Modified search results to show file name hits before searching OCR data (user requested).
– Added natural sort order so you don’t need to add leading zeros to keep the sort order, e.g. 1, 2, 10, 20 (user requested).
– Added straight line tool to Pen options.
– Added link to free Quick Start Guide iBook in the Help menu.
– Tested for compatibility with iOS 8.
– Addressed various issues with downloading/uploading from/to third party cloud services.
– Addressed issues with orientation of annotation on exporting or printing.
– Addressed zooming reset during split screen presentation.
– Addressed issue allowing Exhibit Sticker to keep file name when moving position.
– Addressed issue connecting to WebDAV.

 

Keynote Updated

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Apple Keynote for iOS devices has been updated to version 2.2.2.

The only notes concerning the update state that it contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

To update, tap on the App store icon > updates and tap update.

 

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