"What users want is convenience and results".
- Jef Raskin: The Macintosh Project
Personal information management
Diary or journal, track activities, exercise, diet, etc.
To-do list. Put them in individually- pop them all up together
Scratchpad for notes and ideas
Writing and structuring small documents
Payment information, expense tracking,rental records, utility expense histories.
Financial and tax information and record keeping.
Equations, formulas, conversions
Recipes, tips, jokes, quotations, poems, riddles, book titles,
Research, collect, and group Internet information by topic for instant recall.
Catalogue your books, CDs, DVDs, product serial numbers, purchase dates and warranties.
Personal contacts (addresses, birthdays, special occasions, telephone numbers)
Accounts, passwords, PIN numbers
Internet bookmarks (clickable urls)
Templates for creating documents with standard formats
Teachers: class notes, student attendance and assessment notes
Programmers: storing and searching through code snippets
Authors: draft ideas, notes, outlines
Students: class notes, assignments, outlines, data collection from the Internet.