"What users want is convenience and results". - Jef Raskin: The Macintosh Project
Example Uses
  • 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.