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OneNote is cool, fairly easy to use, once you set it up. But I just ran into a problem.

Evernote syncs seamlessly with all the gadgets you’ve installed Evernote on (iPad, work computer, home computer, etc). I tried to do the same with OneNote. I’ve got my notebooks setup to sync with my notebooks on SkyDrive, but for some reason my work computer wouldn’t let me connect. I was surfing the web and checking email just fine, so I did have an Internet connection. What the…?

Damn. Computer Centre was closed so tech help will have to wait till next week.

I could login to my SkyDrive account, tho, and I could have manually added clips to my online OneNote notebook, but I’d run out of time, and decided to give up.

I was looking forward to seeing if I could use OneNote’s SkyDrive sync to also sync my Outlook tasks on home and work computers, but the glitch prevented this. I’ve been looking for ways to sync my Outlook categories, without signing up for Microsoft Exchange (or whatever they call it these days), but I’m reduced to taking screenshots of my home Outlook categories and emailing them to myself at work.

I also miss the facility to record notes on my cell-phone then email them to Evernote.

Was I being productive while learning all this? Actual productivity time was, I estimate, 1/3.