With Apple is set to move away from skeuomorphism, it is interesting to see a Windows 8 app embracing the old Apple model enthusiastically.
Diigo has released Quick Note to the Windows 8 market, which allows one to quickly take notes and if necessary pin them to the start screen individually. The app also supports snapped view mode and web clipping from IE. The review above was posted by Technologyiinfo.com
The free app does not do much more, and does not offer any cloud synching capabilities. The app does however have a Mac Store version, which will be offering synching to the Diigo bookmarking and note storage service at a later point, so this is likely to arrive eventually on the Windows app also.
If however your needs are limited, and you prefer speed over options, and are not turned off by some wood panelling, the app appears to be enjoying good reviews.
The free app can be found in the Windows 8 Store here.