OneNote: A Few Thank You Notes

I’ve been using OneNote since it came out in 2003. It was one of the first applications that treated ink as a first consideration in design. It was unconstrained by the traditional concepts of horizontal lines and vertical borders. It could search your ink; Ink that you created using a pen and active digitizer. It was one of the best applications for what we used to call Tablet PCs. OneNote was clearly different in terms of workflow. You didn’t have to save your work and you didn’t have to consciously synchronize  your notes across multiple devices.  It was a great … Continue reading OneNote: A Few Thank You Notes

Ultimate Student Guide To Using Microsoft Surface 3

Great video from Sean Ong. Although this is oriented for students, there are some great hints about being productive with your Surface device. Ultimate Student Guide To Using Microsoft Surface 3   And after you have watched the video here are some more interesting things to explore. Azure Free Trial MSDN Azure benefit CANITPRO at the Movies (English) CANITPRO at the Movies (French)

Surface Pro 3: Pen Can Be Paired With Other Devices

You can pair your Surface 3 or Surface Pro 3 pen to other devices. This is more interesting than compellingly useful, but here’s what I found. I picked up  an HP Stream 7 at the Microsoft Store last week. I was trying to capture a screen shot with the thumb keyboard but trying to do that with the Windows-Volume_Down combination wouldn’t work because pressing the Windows button dismisses the keyboard. Then remembered that a double-click on the Surface Pen button opens OneNote Screen Clipping Tool. I paired my Surface Pen via Bluetooth to the Stream-7. I was actually surprised that … Continue reading Surface Pro 3: Pen Can Be Paired With Other Devices