Website vs. app for weather forecast Is there any reason to bother with an app for something like IMDb (the big online movie database) or the Weather Channel? In general, mobile websites offer the same information and features as their dedicated apps. Is there a device for typing notes that's small enough to fit in a pocket but has a keyboard large enough for clumsy fingers? A good solution is a digital voice recorder with speech-to-text capability, which would let you record notes, then easily transcribe on your home computer if you'd like to see them in text form. Both Sony and Phillips make such devices, which come with a customized version of Dragon Naturally Speaking, the leading speech-recognition software. In any case, Lucida fonts aren't free - they're licensed by their designer, Bigelow & Holmes. [...] Fonts.com, the largest font purveyor on the Internet, charges $29 for Lucida Calligraphy. In a recent column, I told a reader that his apartment landlord probably wouldn't let him put a surveillance camera in the hallway to catch the person who has been stealing his daily newspaper.