Tag Archive: ‘Paper

The Makers Of DodoCase Think You Should Attach This Paper Notebook To Your iPhone


Even though the iPhone has thousands of apps that help you organize your thoughts and ideas, nothing works quite as well as a traditional paper notebook. At least that’s the thinking that went into DODOnotes, the first iPhone compatible paper notebook.

DODOcase, the company behind one of our favorite iPad cases, has come out with a new product for iPhone called DODONotes. It’s basically just a notepad with a little die-cut  [Read More…]

FiftyThree’s Paper For iPad Updated With Pinch-To-Zoom, ‘Made With Paper’ Gallery


FiftyThree’s Paper app is probably the best drawing app out there for the iPad. If it’s not the best, it’s certainly the sexiest. Artists have created some stunning drawings with Paper since it was released last year. Today, a big update to the app highlights the work of its users and adds a much needed feature: pinch-to-zoom.

Paper’s creators have been working on the proper implementation of pinch-to-zoom that doesn’t just  [Read More…]

Scapple, The Virtual Sheet Of Paper From The Makers Of Scrivener

Scapple is a great new app for writers. If you were looking for an app that creates a sheet of paper on your Mac, then this is it. Scapple comes from Literature and Latte, the folks behind the amazing Scrivener, so you know that it has been designed and used by writers.

Set the app to full-screen and you have little emote than a beige sheet of virtual paper and a  [Read More…]

iPad Vs. Paper: There’s Not An App For Everything [Video]

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We iPad owners can be pretty smug about all the things we can do with our device while everyone else is using paper like some kind of cave man, but as this commercial by COlumbia’s SiceVENDE proves, there’s at least one thing you can’t — or wouldn’t want — to do with an iPad.


Aluminum Case For Notebooks. *Paper* Notebooks [Kickstarter]

Oh Lord, the end is clearly, nearly nigh. Why? Because Kickstarter is now hosting a project to make aluminum notebook covers. No, not covers for your notebook computer. Covers for your hardcover paper notebook. The pull quote at the top of the pitch page says it all:

5052 Aluminum-Magnesium Alloy notebook & journal covers to keep your corners and pages straight.

I don’t think even Sheldon Cooper would be OCD enough to  [Read More…]

Targus iNotebook: Another Failed Attempt To Improve On Pen And Paper

The iNotebook from Targus is yet another attempt to solve the old problem of handwriting on your iPad. This one comes in the form of a folio with a pad of paper, a special pen and a sensor up top to record your ink strokes in digital format.

The trouble is, it looks like another “faster horse and carriage” solution.

Just as the first commercial motorcars were pretty much just horse-drawn buggies with the  [Read More…]

Handmade Leather iPhone Wallet Packs A Paper Notebook

This is theGOODbook. It is a book, and it is very, very good. It’s so hot that even though I’m a dedicated non-user of cases, I have the product page primed and ready to place my order.

The case is from Portland, Oregon, the home of bikes, beer and beards. It comes in black, or the incredible Saddle Tan colorway seen here, and has space not only for your iPhone but also for your  [Read More…]

Paper Notebooks Sized To Match Your iPhone or iPad

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These paper notepads are ideal. No, seriously: They’re called iDeal Notepads, they come sized to match your iPad or your iPhone, and they’re designed to be strapped to their partner device with rubber bands.

I have spent far too much time and far too much money trying to find the perfect way to takes notes on my iPad. I bought styluses, handwriting apps and tried all kinds of crazy “workflows” to get my  [Read More…]

Ingenious Pop App Lets You Design Apps On Paper [Review]

Leander Kahney’s plans for world domination grow ever more ambitious

Ever had an idea for an app, but no way to record it? Worry no more: Pop is an ingenious free app for prototyping apps. You don’t need to know any code. All you need is a pencil and paper and an idea.

The process is really, really simple: sketch out your page ideas, complete with the buttons, widgets and  [Read More…]

Paper Update Adds Every Color You Can Think Of

Paper is an iPad app which proves that you don’t need to add bells and whistles to your software if it’s well designed. Unless your app is a bell and whistle simulator, I guess.

But Paper, which won fans with its ultra-simple interface and amazingly natural brush-and-paint engine, really was a little too stripped down. The new v1.2.1 fixes that, adding custom color palettes and a very sweet new color mixer, plus support for a  [Read More…]