In this chapter, we will give you an overview of the Notes app and a popular alternative app called Evernote, which you can use to write notes, make grocery lists, and make lists of movies you'd like to watch or books you'd like to read. We will also show you how to organize and even email notes to yourself or others. Ideally, we hope that Notes will become so easy to use on the iPad that you can eventually get rid of most, if not all, of your paper sticky notes!
Later in this chapter, we will give you an in-depth view of an excellent—and free—alternative to the Notes app called Evernote. There are various other free or low-cost notes apps in the App Store, but Evernote