On Windows Phone we've got quite a few note taking solutions out there. The biggest being the OneNote app built in that syncs with a lot of devices. Here is an app very similar to OneNote, but also quite different - Typr.
Both OneNote and Typr are cloud-connected writing/note taking applications. OneNote will win any day if we look at the number of functions and features it packs in, but that can also be its downfall - too much stuff that gets in the way of just writing.
Typr goes the other direction in that it is a barebones to the extreme. You can't change your font size or color, you can't format or anything fancy - you just write. The Store description describes it elegantly:
“The point of this app is to move all the clutter found in traditional text-editing apps out of the way, leaving a blank canvas for your imagination to fill. Typr is all about being simple.”
You basically just start a new note, type, and save. It is synced with your SkyDrive account so if you ever lose your device you still have access to your text files. The coup de grâce? Not only do you have an app for Windows Phone 8, but you can download one for your Surface or desktop though the Windows 8 Store.
If you’re content with OneNote and Office, keep using it. But for some, this spartan approach is popular so we figured you'd like to take it for a spin. Both apps cost some dough, but nothing to break the bank and include an ad-supported trial with a fully functional app.
For the Windows 8 version hit up this link and part with $1.49. It's $0.99 for Windows Phone 8, go to the Windows Phone Store here to download, use the QR below, or swipe right in our Windows Phone Central app.
PS. This post was written in Typr and it was a serene.