A piece of paper in the cloud

Although iOS devices and computers already come with a note-taking app out of the box. These apps have limited features. And if you need advance features like Audio notes, pdf annotations, unlimited categories etc you might have advance note-taking apps like Evernote, Sticky Note, Supernote etc.

I have Evernote installed on my iOS devices, its a great app. But when it comes to take a note really, I can’t think of other name except notepad.cc built by Tumblr Creative Director Jacob Bijani. For me notepad.cc is one of the most useful and minimalistic web services available.

How It Works:

  • Open a web browser and visit http://notepad.cc
  • Notepad.cc will automatically create a new random url generated whenever you visit the


  • Start taking notes right away
  • Every notepad auto saves every few seconds so there is no need for saving.
  • You can even create a custom url for any notepad you create like (http://notepad.cc/

    geekMentors) by clicking change url.

  • You can go to your old notepad.cc url and resume your work and continue using your


  • You can Share url using the share link provided, so the receiver can view and edit your


  • Protect your notepad with a password and then share your notepad.

    Useful Tip: You can go to your specific url on your iOS Device and add it to your home screen for quick and easy access.