It's not too often we see really nice Dashboard widgets and iOS apps working in sync, but if you're familiar with Deliveries for the iPad and iPhone, you're already well aware that Junecloud are pros at providing seamless syncing. Notefile is their latest endeavor, which was heavily inspired by the desire to sync notes outside of Mail's notes between Mac and iOS, as well the lack of undo in the Stickies widget. Notefile could be considered the much needed upgrade to Apple's own Notes, delivering a better default font choice and syncing capabilities with a free Dashboard widget. I personally like the developer's yellow stylings over the bright white backgrounds many note apps use for their text fields, which is why I often return to Notes' legal pad. With Notefile, you get a simple, yet seamless syncing experience between all of your Apple devices in a familiar interface. There are no subscription fees asides from the $4.99 entry price for the iOS app, which I'd pay for the gorgeous icon alone. Simplenote writers won't find Notefile to be a compelling alternative, but Notes users wanting near instant sync for quickly sharing ideas between their Mac and iPhone will find this to be a reasonable upgrade.
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