One of the most useful functions of the old Windows tablet PCs (yes, I had one of the first XP Tablet Edition versions) was the ability to take notes in meetings and conferences in a low-key way, without having to set up a laptop. I expect note-taking to be something for which I'll use a Windows 8 tablet a lot, too. I've been using OneNote for a few years to organize the data I collect and/or create on a wide variety of subjects: financial data, projects, travel, and more.
Now we have OneNote MX for Windows 8, a touch-friendly version of my favorite note-taking and information organization tool. When you sign into the app with your Microsoft ID (Windows Live ID), it will automatically connect to any existing OneNote notebooks that you've stored on SkyDrive. It also includes a "Quick Notes" section where you can get started creating notes immediately.
The notes you create and save to SkyDrive are also available across platforms, through the OneNote apps for Android and iOS.
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