CourseNotes Nominated for Best App Ever Award, Has Back-to-School Sale

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[] Cambridge, Massachusetts - Dear Panda LLC is gearing up for the new semester by offering their educational apps CourseNotes for iPad for only $2.99 and just $4.99 for CourseNotes for Mac. CourseNotes is best known for helping students to easily organize their notes, sketches and assignments. But the apps' sharing and export features make them some of the best classroom tools for both students and educators alike. CourseNotes is regularly $4.99 for iPad and $7.99 for Mac. The special price will be available through January 21st on the iTunes and Mac App Stores in the Education category.

Dear Panda also announced that CourseNotes has been selected as a nominee for the Best App Ever Awards for 2011. Supporters of the app can vote for CourseNotes at in the "Best High School Student App" category of the Educational App Awards Section. The deadline to vote is January 26th.

About CourseNotes:
CourseNotes lets you take notes during your classes and keep them organized by subject and class meeting. Review your notes later and search through multiple class meetings and notes all at once. You can also keep a ToDo list of assignments by providing a due date.

Miss a class? Need to print or share your notes with a friend? CourseNotes lets you share your note sessions via email or peer-to-peer networking with other CourseNotes users over Bluetooth or a local network.

Feature list
* Take text notes, draw sketches and create TODO lists
* Add assignments and TODO notes to the iPad calendar
* Organize notes easily by subject and class meeting
* Print notes over-the-air right from the iPad
* Take summaries with bullet-lists for better note organization
* Export notes online and via email for sharing, printing and backup (iPad only)
* View shared notes of friends also using CourseNotes right in the app (iPad only)
* Transfer notes via Bluetooth for peer-to-peer sharing with other CourseNotes users (iPad only)
* Purchase study sheets and other educational content from the in-app Premium Content Store (iPad only)

iPad Device Requirements
* Requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later (some features require iOS 4.2)
* 4.5 MB

Mac Device Requirements
* Compatible with Intel-based Macs
* Requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
* Wireless syncing requires the most recent version of CourseNotes on both iPad and Mac.

Pricing and Availability:
CourseNotes 3.1 for iPad is available for $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) through January 21st (normally $4.99) and is available worldwide exclusively through the Apple App Store for iPad in the Education category. Volume discounts are available for educational institutions through Apple's App Store Volume Purchase Program.

CourseNotes 2.1 for Mac is available for $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) through January 21st (normally $7.99) and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category.

Members of the media and qualified educators can get a free copy of CourseNotes for review or evaluation by contacting Dear Panda and requesting a promo code.

Dear Panda L.L.C., makers of CourseNotes for the iPad, is located in Cambridge, MA. With the needs of students in mind, Dear Panda aims to build tools that enable learning and collaboration using mobile and web technologies. Now on it's third major release, CourseNotes for the iPad is shifting from a simple note-taking app to a must-have classroom tool. For more information visit CourseNotes online. Copyright (C) 2010 Dear Panda L.L.C.. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


Jon Klein

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