Microsoft OneNote App: Launched for iOS – What Do You Think?

Yes that’s right, you have just read Microsoft, App and iOS in the same title. Microsoft have created an app that will run on the Apple iOS, quite an interesting move don’t you think?

Let’s have a look at the requirements for the app first, obvious one first that you will need an iPod Touch or an iPhone, it must be running on iOS 4.2 or above and you also need a Windows Live ID; this is used to help you sign up. The only other thing you will need is a supported browser and web access as the app synchronizes your notes from your device with Windows Live (Safari should be fine).

Now what can the app do? Well it has a to-do-list, you can organize your notes into different sections and create new notebooks using OneNote Web App or from OneNote 2010. Once they have been created, you can access them from your iDevice. There are more features which you can read over at, or alternatively you can head over to the app store to read more and download the app for free if you want it. has added an article that gives some insight into using the app on a Mac, they also give some instructions on how to use the app.

Of course, there are many other apps that you can download, recently we reported on the top 10 apps to fit the bachelor lifestyle. There are quite a few others so why not have a browse through the ones we have reported on by clicking here.

What do you think Microsoft are playing at? Why would they be adding an app onto a competitor system? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.