DashNote is described as 'Quickly and easily access your Simplenote account from your OS X dashboard. Stay organized with no effort. Let your notes automatically sync between multiple devices' and is a Note-taking Tool in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to DashNote for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Standard Notes or Microsoft OneNote. Other great apps like DashNote are Google Keep (Free), Evernote (Freemium), Simplenote (Free, Open Source) and CherryTree (Free, Open Source).
Stickies is a PC utility written to replace Post-It-style notes left stuck to your monitor. The design goal behind Stickies is that the program is small and simple. Stickies will not mess with your system files, or write to the Registry.
Notebooks allows you to create as many books as you need. Notebooks stores and displays almost any type of document: plain text and formatted text, PDF, web pages, MS Office or iWork documents, photos, videos, music and much more.
Momento is a unique diary/journal writing app for iPhone & iPod touch, which provides a quick and easy way to record moments throughout your day. Connect with popular social web services, such as Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and Last.
Quiver is a notebook built for programmers. It lets you easily mix text, code and Markdown within one note, edit code with an awesome code editor, live preview Markdown and LaTeX cells, and find any note instantly via the full-text search.
Diaro is designed to record your activities, daily events, appointments, experiences, thoughts, secrets and ideas throughout the day and sync data across all your devices. It is the easiest and most secure way to keep a diary.