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Add Notes to Pre-existing Recordings in Pear Note

While most people think of Pear Note as a tool for recording notes live, it can be used to take notes on pre-existing recordings as well. If you have an audio or video recording that you'd like to take notes on in Pear Note, simply:

  1. Drag the audio/video file to Pear Note and import it into a new document.
  2. Hit play.
  3. Click the lock to unlock the text of the note.

Now you can take notes that will be synced to the recording, just as if you'd recorded them live.

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What to Do with Your Old iPad

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We were considering an article on this topic, but our own Lex Friedman had already worked through the possible options for an old iPad in an article for Macworld. So if you’re pondering what to do after upgrading to an iPad 2, check out his advice.favicon follow link

 

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John Servais  2011-03-14 06:07
Actually, Lex doesn't tell us much about what to do with the old iPad. A question is: are we limited in how many devices we can run our apps on? If so, how do we tell our computer that the iPad 1 is gone - left home never to return? Or is that unnecessary?
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2011-03-14 12:48
Seems to me he covers it pretty well: hand it down, donate it to charity, give it to a school, sell it personally, sell it to a reseller like NextWorth or Gazelle, turn it into a single-purpose device, and so on... If you have other suggestions for what do with an old iPad, please leave them here!

Luckily, there's no need to deactivate an old device or anything like that; apps are tied to an iTunes account, not to individual devices. (iTunes accounts are tied to Macs, though, so if you ever get rid of a Mac, it's easiest to choose Store > Deauthorize This Computer before you reformat the hard drive.)