I have a notebook that runs Windows 8. I hate Windows 8 so much that I am not going to use that computer again until Windows 10 comes out. It is an absolute disaster.
Toolyo is a social media platform where registered users post links to digital tools, such as apps, they have discovered online. The tools are grouped in categories such as 3D printing, blogging, calendars, data mining, design, elearning, etc. Check it out.
This app is free from the App Store today. It usually costs $.99. It is available for Apple, Android, and Windows devices. It is very simple and intuitive to use, and automatically syncs your notes to all your devices over the Cloud. You can use different colored backgrounds for you notes and add photos to them.
Another app from the Evernote lineup. Scannable lets you scan photos, business cards, documents, etc., and share them via Evernote, email, etc.