Evernote's new iPad app makes use of the iPad2 cover, helping users study: just a great insight into the analog between the cover and a traditional study method of flash cards.
What's top of my list here is simple intuition of how a flash card works, and how it's brought into a digital space. It makes me think of the introduction of each new technology medium, and how there's always that transitionary period when people don't quite know how to use the new technology. Look back to early television programs and how they were just radio shows that happen to be recording the actors saying their lines. Compare that to today, even just a Daily Show episode where a good number of jokes are simply sitting in the upper left-hand corner. That metaphor rings true for me here. Where many apps are facsimiles of a previous experience within a different medium, Evernote Peek hints at a beginning stage of maturation—where there are certain concepts and techniques that only really make sense within this medium's framework.