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The best note-taking apps for the iPad and Apple Pencil

With the Apple Pencil, writing by hand feels cool again.
dmasaoka@idgcommunications.comWe show off our favorite iPad note-taking apps for use with the Apple Pencil, ranging from apps that render your handwriting into text to apps resembling index cards.

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