Evernote As Personal Pocket Ref

The “Pocket Ref” is a beefy 800+ page guide that fits in your pocket and contains maps, tables and scientific formulas covering all manner of disciplines and trades. It gained notable fame when it appeared in an episode of “Mythbusters” and an internet search will reveal dozens of incarnations of the tome under various vanity bindings.


The ‘Ref is not available in digital form. But then again your needs probably stray from the dew point tables and wind charts that the fill the ‘Ref’s pages. Why not build you own Pocket Reference using Evernote and your mobile device? Keeping your most used reference material handy will save you time and avoid the embarrassing wait for web pages to load while you’re trying to remember if the NATO alphabet uses “Xylophone” or “X-Ray”.

Here’s some ideas to get you started:

  • The NATO Alphabet
  • Fasteners And Screw Head Charts
  • Unicode Characters
  • Application Shortcut Lists
  • Software Manuals
  • Hardware And Home Appliance Manuals
  • Markup Dictionaries (Proofreading, Accounting, And So On)
  • Emergency How-To Instructions (Fix A Flat, First Aid)

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