Category Archives: Jot on the iPad

Jot! Whiteboard becomes Jot! Blackboard with Jot! 2.8

Jot! 2.8 is now live! You’ll notice an additional option on the background menu: That’s right, black backgrounds. This is the most significant change to the look and feel of the Jot! experience ever. Compare black versus white: It’s literally … Continue reading

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Jot! Live Sharing in the Classroom

We’ve been hearing from ever-increasing numbers of teachers and educators using Jot! in the classroom or as a lecture tool. We’re not teachers or involved in the education industry so this was definitely an unintended use case, but we’ve been … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal calls Jot! “stellar, easy-to-use”

We’re very excited that the Wall Street Journal mentioned us in their Technology section in a great article about using a stylus with the iPad. They called our app “stellar” and “easy-to-use”. Check it out here! As always, let us … Continue reading

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iPad Backgrounds for Jot!

We often use Jot! when thinking about user interfaces for new features and new apps. We were recently thinking about building a new app and so naturally we used Jot! to start sketching out screens. In Jot! 2.5 we introduced … Continue reading

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Import PDF documents in Jot! 2.5.1

In Jot! 2.5 we introduced background images. You can hit the photo button to either take a picture or select one from your photos to use as a background image. Then Jot! away on top of the picture. In Jot! … Continue reading

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Jot! 2.5 submitted to the AppStore

We’ve just submitted Jot! version 2.5 to the AppStore, and we’re very excited about this new release. 2.5 has the following major enhancements: More colors!  Many have asked for it – so now you can choose from 16 colors.  Double-tap … Continue reading

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Jot! iPad Live Sharing coming soon: beta testers needed

Have you ever been on the phone and wanted to sketch out an idea on a napkin or whiteboard, but the caller on the other end is unable to see what you’re drawing? Introducing Live Sharing Live Sharing is our … Continue reading

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How Arter Mobilize Uses Jot! Whiteboard to Mockup Screens and Win Customers

Last week Geoff and I had the pleasure of meeting Rick from Arter Mobilize at MacWorld and seeing how he and his team use Jot! for iPad in their unique process to win customers and scope projects. Arter Mobilize designs … Continue reading

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Announcing Jot! 1.3 for iPad and iPhone: the iPad is mightier than the whiteboard

Since the iPad was announced and I started thinking about what was to become Jot!, I wanted an app that would let me produce diagrams and sketches that were better on the iPad than on an actual whiteboard. Since Jot … Continue reading

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How we use Jot: App Mockups

There’s an industry term for using your own software, unfortunately called “dogfooding” or “eating your own dogfood”. It was originally coined by Microsoft and while it conjures up a less-than-pleasant image, it really just means “using your own product”. I … Continue reading

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