Monday, August 26, 2013

Kindle Fire Free App of the Day: Handy Note Pro

Today's Free App of the Day is Handy Note Pro
Originally $4.99

This a note taking app. It doesn't have much in the way of a tutorial, but a brief tutorial for each kind of notebook does pop up when the notebook is opened. The app comes with several templates for notebooks, and more can be purchased. If you want to be able to add contacts to your notes, you need to download a free PIM add-on. When you create a new notebook (by tapping on the + sign), you can title the notebook (the default is a number comprising the date and time you created the notebook.) You are given a choice of templates you can use. (You can also look at them by subsets--All, Business, Personal, Installed, Etc.) You can tell which ones can be purchased because they have a rainbow seal with a down arrow on them. Once you pick a template (if it's on your device), the As for the purchased templates, I purchased the healthlife one for 99 coins/cents. It took some effort to get it recognized by the app. Ultimately, I re-downloaded the add on outside the app. Opened it up and it said "installing." It was confusing, as the template still showed as not installed when I looked at all templates, but was shown installed if I looked at "Installed." Eventually, it did show as installed even under "all." Within a notebook, you view your pages in a page list, using the "quick bar," or as a slide show. I don't really recommend the slide show because there are really annoying animations between slides and there's no way to turn them off, though you can specify which annoying animation plays. It is a whole set of pages. I think the idea is not that you would use the whole thing as shown, but that you will pick and choose the pages you want to use. You can also copy pages and add them to other notebooks. You can output your diaries to Evernote, Dropbox and pretty much every other app on your device. (I haven't played with this...) If you want a notebook app with some bells and whistles and the ability to add links, contacts, photos and other stuff, this is worth playing with, but there is a learning curve. Four stars for no tutorial.

62 of 98 reviews are four stars and above.

These apps are compatible with the original Fire and with my Fire HD 8.9" 4G. To tell if an app works for your Fire HD or other Android device registered to your Amazon account, click on the above link and look on the right side of the web page.  Amazon will tell you if it will work with your registered device.

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