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Spring Pad -- Digital Diary to the Cloud

Springpad -- is the one note taking app that I simply love and use on a daily basis. So what is Springpad and Why do I use it over Evernote?
Springpad in simple terms, is a note taking app to organize your daily activities or life. I call it as an Organizer for your activities or "Things to Do".
The app has a smooth UI experience and the flow is consistent across the app. The basic app gives you the ability to note down any activity and organize in pre-defined or customizable compartments called "Notebook". So one can create a new notebook to organize things like Work, To read later and so on. 
With an enhanced task manager, you can also set a completion date along with a notification feature to track the task.
With Springpad extension for Chrome, you can simply click on the address bar to add a new item -- a note, task, Clip this page or do a search. Search is an interesting feature as, it is nicely segregates the results in different categories like Products, Place, Movie, Recipe, Book, Album, Wine & Person. 

From your Mobile phone, you can scan bar codes, search nearby addresses, save a photo on Springpad. One can also tag items to search efficiently. Springpad has social elements build in within the app. The content can be shared on Facebook, Twitter or email. 

Since Springpad resides in cloud, you can connect with your phone or computer to get everything or edit and mark task completion from either places.

The best part of Springpad is how easy it to use and maintain. I extensively used Evernote before, but there was a phase where it was loaded with features and lost it luster for a user like me. Springpad is a perfect simple, light app that can be tailored to meet your needs.

Springpad also does a great job in adding functionality to the app on a regular basis. There are tutorials that guides new user on how to use the app and also blogs by the users/company employees on providing some useful tips and hints in using it more efficiently.

Bottom Line - 
Spring pad is not loaded with features like Evernote, but as a simple note and task organizer, there is no better app and simpler app that Springpad.

Springpad is an app that is available on iOS devices, Android and Web app. 


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