Microsoft's Visual C++ Team is currently working on Project Austin, a digital note taking app which intends to replace our regular notebooks.

What are you thinking?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

Back in 2010, Microsoft was contemplating a dual-screen notebook tablet under the Courier project. Eventually, the project was trashed and the notebook tablet could never see the day’s light. It now seems that the whole idea behind the Courier project may have a bit of a comeback in a Windows 8 app called ‘Project Austin.’


Project Austin

Project Austin is essentially a digital note-taking app. But while there are a multitude of note-taking apps out in the wild, Austin is different in that it provides you a whole host of options to tweak your notes and interact with them.

For instance, on this app, you can add new pages to your note, even move them around. You can also make use of digital ink to pen down things in your own writing, perhaps draw doodles on the go.

Moreover, you can add photos to this app straight from your SkyDrive or your computer. Once you have created notes using Austin app, you can then share these notes on other Windows 8 apps as well as email them to others.

Currently, Microsoft’s Visual C++ Team is working on Project Austin. According to a blog post by the team, “Austin aims to demonstrate with real code the kind of device-optimized, fluid and responsive user experience that can be built with our newest native tools on the Windows8 platform.”

Essentially, the philosophy behind Project Austin is to furnish a digital equivalent of the actual notebook and pen that we ordinarily use in our lives.

The source code of the app has been made available for download. You can lay your hands on it here.

Source: MSDN

Buy Cheapest Related Product From Amazon.com


Plants Have Wheels! Going Towards Sunny Spots Riding On A Robot

Far Cry 3 To Debut In November
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On September 25, 2012(2 years, 2 months ago.)

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

Many users are already complaining and searching for the tips of how to capture the screenshot on LG G3. The tutorial will help to do that.
The tutorial will help how you can minimize the mobile data on your android device (Here we used LG G3 S for the tutorial)
The tutorial will help you to turn on battery Saver for LG G3 or G3 S both manually and automatically.
This tutorial is about how you can set up various auto reply messages on LG G3 S tp know the caller why you could not answer the call.
This tutorial is about disabling automatic shortcut creation of new installed app on android devices.
This tutorial is about showing you how to turn off location in Facebook of your Android devices.
My tutorial is for those who wants to delete those history partially or fully or to disable those if they want.
This tutorial will show you how to stop those videos in your Android mobile not to play automatically.
This tutorial will help you to Disable Auto-Update Of Android Apps in your Android Device. The steps are quite easy to execute.
This tutorial will help you to clear search history from your Google Play Store in your Android Device. The steps are quite easy to execute.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook