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Syncing Ilaro using iCloud

We spent a lot, and I mean a lot — as in months, of development time working on a reliable sync solution that would meet our technical requirements, meet our users’ expectations, and protect our users’ critical data from data loss.  Ilaro’s reliance on Apple’s brilliant Core Data technologies has made sync a more challenging […]

Ilaro 2.0

For Ilaro 2.0 we focused on improving the Ilaro workflow while simplifying search and card filtering. We are quite proud of the result and think you will be pleased, too. The first change Ilaro 1.x users will notice is iOS 7 integration. iOS7 eschews skeuomorphic design for content-first simplicity and clutter-free design. Ilaro benefits from […]

Ilaro 1.3: Available in the App Store

If you are one of those users who has wanted to group and re-order cards, I have good news for you: with Ilaro 1.3, now you can. We call this new feature “Stacks.” The Stacks option appears as a new content type along with Notes, Sources, Authors, and Subjects. Create card stacks just like creating […]

Ilaro 1.2 is available

The improvements just keep coming, and this one is a doozy!  Thanks to everyone in our user community who took the time to offer your feedback and encouragement and for letting us know how you are using Ilaro in your own work.  Your feedback had a major influence on Ilaro 1.2. Here are a few […]

Ilaro 1.2 update is near

The 1.2 update is currently in testing and nearing completion. The update focuses on 3 areas: stability, workflow, and functionality. Stability Thanks to all our users who have contacted support with your stability issues. Ilaro 1.2 addresses every problem brought to our attention.  Keep the reports coming! Inline card creation The 1.2 update adds inline […]

Ilaro updates have come!

Thanks to everyone who is using Ilaro and submitted requests to us.  We heard the requests and the updates are here.  Version 1.1 offers exporting of  your research cards into RTF, TXT, and HTML format, AirPrint support that allows you to select which research cards you would like to print, localization in 5 languages: Chinese […]

The note card system

The note card system organizes research notes on 3×5 inch or 5×7 inch index cards. The system has been a staple for researchers for decades and is still recommended by researchers and instructors as a great way to organize your research notes.  However, even if you do not use actual index cards, the method of […]

Ongoing development

Thanks for the positive responses to Ilaro! We are pleased that the app is already proving to be a useful tool for managing research notes. The first Ilaro update focuses on three important components: bug fixes, streamlining feedback, and exporting data. The biggest of these is, of course, exporting data.  The update will include exporting […]

Ilaro is here!!

We are so pleased to announce that Ilaro is now available in the App Store! Ilaro was born from our founders own experiences conducting research.  We hope that you find the tool as useful as it has been for us. Share your ideas, suggestions, and general comments with us.  Your feedback is important to helping […]