Google Keep vs Google Notebook
Cloud-based note taking service designed to help people keep track of their thoughts, scribbles and notes. With Keep you can quickly jot ideas down when you think of them and even include checklists and photos to keep track of what’s important to you. Your notes are safely stored in Google Drive and synced to all your devices so you can always have them at hand. Available on Android
Google Notebook was a free online application offered by Google that allowed users to save and organize clips of information while conducting research online. Google Notebook has shut down and all Notebook data should now be in Google Docs.
Latest news about Google Keep and Google Notebook:
01.03.17. Google Keep joins G Suite, gets integration with Docs. Google Keep, a competitor to note-taking apps like Evernote and Microsoft’s OneNote, is now integrated into Google’s suite of applications aimed at businesses, G Suite. Besides, Google Keep is also now being integrated with Google Docs. That means you’ll be able to drag and drop notes from Keep into your work documents. This feature is available via the web only, and requires you first have Docs loaded and open in your browser. Then, you’ll access the Keep notepad from the Tools menu, which places your Keep notes into a sidebar within the Docs user interface. From there, you’ll be able to grab the notes, including images and checklists, and pull them right into your document. In addition, you’re able to search your Keep notes from Google Docs, as well as add a new note to Keep while you’re working in Docs.
21.04.16. Google Keep gets support for #labels (hashtags). Note-taking app Google Keep intriduced a new way to organize and categorize notes, and now it’s as easy as using a #hashtag. This should help you keep track of to-do lists for a #trip or a collect your favorite #recipes, for example. Besides, the app now provides a Chrome extension that allows to add webpages to the notebook quickly. Just click the Keep badge to add a site’s link to a note, or select some text or an image and create a new note from the right-click menu.
2013. Google Keep adds location-based reminders. If you manage a business or company department, then probably you have a lot of stuff to remember and use some reminder-app. For example, Google Calendar that sends you emails or sms, reminding that today is someone's birthday, or that you need to call a customer or pay for advertising. And if you use the online note-keeping app Google Keep, than you can use another type of reminder - "location-reminder" that pop ups on your phone when you come to a certain place. For example, you can set reminder not to forget to send an email when you get to your office, or buy the printer paper when you come to store, or to visit customer, when you come to London, etc. By the way, the classic (time-based) reminder is also now available in Google Keep.
2013. Google trolls users. Launches online notebook Google Keep. Google has launched a new service - Google Keep. It's an online notebook, where you can add notes (text, pictures, lists). It works in browser and on Android. It doesn't provide any way to organize the notes (no folders, tags), you can't insert links in note and share notes. But it can transcript speech to text on the fly (on different languages). In general, it's the alternative to Evernote with its advantages and disadvantages. But, of course, in light of the recent events, it's interesting to know, why this service appeared. As you know, Google provided the similar service in the past - Google Notebook. It was even better than Evernote and only missed mobile app. It had many users. But then it was closed.