The beauty of Web apps is that a company can add features that don't require you to download anything new. And lucky you, Apple just added some new capabilities to its iWork for iCloud beta apps.
Everyone needs to scribble a note down now and then, but on Windows, you don't have to settle for the default Windows notepad. There are much more robust alternatives out there.
A cross between a sticky-note programs and a richer-format notepad program, pNotes is a free utility well worth installing.
Designed to completely replace the Microsoft's WordPad, Metapad has the small size and big feature list to make the change appealing.
Notepad2 echoes WordPad's familiar interface while adding useful features such as line numbering, syntax highlighting, and improved search-and-replace.
Text editor Notepad++ is portable and (as you might guess from the name) very programmer-friendly. It's open-source and donationware, too.
Lagging slightly behind Microsoft Office in features, Apache OpenOffice has a lot of functionality and flexibility, as well as tight integration among components. It's also free and open-source.
Microsoft yesterday acknowledged yet another problem with its Sept. 10 updates, confirming that one of those fixes broke Office 2010 Starter Edition by changing the file associations of already-created documents.
Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum about turning text into a .jpg. I'll also explain converting an image back into text.
Darthdusty asked about software that will "detect and alert" him when he types certain phrases