Monday, May 30, 2011

It's easy to sync iPad Notes with your Mac

Thank goodness, because during our recent vacation, I used the iPad Notes app to record zillions of ideas for ebooks and apps, plus started outlining my June 25th presentation for the Florida SCBWI, Picture Book Apps: New Options for Content Creators

You can email individual notes to yourself, but that’s a bit of a pain. By syncing, all of the Notes are transferred with one action:

In case you can’t read the above image for any reason, here’s the info:

How to sync Notes from your iPad to your Mac:

1. Connect the iPad to your computer and launch iTunes.

2. Click on Info tab in iTunes, scroll down, and under Other, check the box next to Sync notes.

3. Click the Sync button on lower right in iTunes to initiate the transfer.

A new Reminders section will appear in Mail, containing all of your notes.

Via Know Your Cell

Another thing I experimented with while on the road was sketching app ideas with the SketchBook Pro app for iPad. Since I don’t have a stylus (yet?) it’s pretty clunky to draw with any app, plus a mobile app is hard-pressed to compete with Photoshop or other full-featured painting software. For now, I’ll be sticking to pencil and paper for quick drawings. : )


Loreen Leedy
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