If you're looking for a simple way to keep your notes, outlines, and pretty much any other text in sync across computers, Fargo is a webapp that runs in any browser and syncs with Dropbox.
Whether you're headed back to school this fall or you just want a better way to keep your notes, memos, and other tidbits of information organized, you have a number of applications to choose from. Some of them just help you get your thoughts down quickly, others sync with online services that organize your notes for you. Here are, based on your nominations, the top five apps or services for the job.
Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux, Unix, Windows, and Mac OS X. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day. Some of Tomboy’s features include: highlighting text, inline spell checking, auto-linking web & email addresses, undo/redo, font styling & sizing, and bulleted lists.