Tablet PC: " wow "is an understatement.
I recently purchased a Tablet PC. (http://www.tabletpc.com) I figured it would make it easier to use Outlook on the road. (I type really fast, but could never get used to the input on a Palm or Pocket PC.)
Wow.this device is truly amazing. You really need to try one. The handwriting input is great. And the Franklin Covey Tablet planner application is a fantastic demonstration of what is possible on the platform.
Has anyone else looked into tablets? The ability to merge the benefits of paper-based GTD lists with the advantages of Computerized lists (searchable, copy/paste, etc.) is really very exciting,
tried franklin tablet planner software again
Well, I had a chance to play with the software fairly extensively.
I am quite familiar with the FC methodology (and I know now why
it didn't work for me), and the screens are faithful reproductions
of the paper, only much harder to read. Speaking as a tactful,
thoughful person, I would say that the technology has promise.
Speaking among friends, I would say that the software is really a
I don't trust FranklinCovey
I bought their PlanPlus product. I bought it from their European outlet (I work in the UK).
It transpired that I had to reset my computer's time/date format so that all of my software displayed the date "wrongly" (sorry, US cousins) in order to get their software to work.
You would imagine that to be a material fact that would be as well to disclose at the point of sale to the European customers they *know* will be buying the product.
But no. So I returned it. And won't touch their products again. They appear to be roughly contructed.
(NetCentric's Outlook add-on is also a bit roughly constructed at the moment, but they listen to their customers. That makes all the difference).