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Apple Notes and iCloud

There’s a bit of gnashing of the teeth about the terrible font that the new Notes application uses in Apple OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion. But for me the single biggest fail with this application is the fact that of all the Apple apps that now use iCloud, it’s the one that has the most rubbish iCloud integration. On my iPhone, I could not just turn on the “Notes” option for my main iCloud account (my Apple ID) and it would sync the Notes on my Phone to the computer. It forced me to set up my alternative iCloud account, which I actually don’t use much. And then the notes that I have taken on my iPhone over the years resolutely stayed there instead of being associated to the account — and I can’t see a way to get them across to the iCloud account. It’s a really poor user experience.