100 iPhone Apps to Supercharge Your New iPhone

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Here’s a list of 113 iPhone apps that will help you have fun, take better photos, be productive, manage a business or personal finances, chase storms (or avoid them) and much more. Like many of you, I am attached to my iPhone. Not only am I an automotive technology writer for this site, but I […]

Best iOS Apps of Year According to Apple Design Awards at WWDC

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At WWDC 2013 Apple announced their winners for the Apple Design Awards, recognizing apps mostly for iOS, but a couple for Mac. Fire up the iTunes App Store or Mac App Store and notice the apps streaming across the slide shows with the badge marking these apps as winners. An Apple Design Award winner can […]

Evernote Adds Reminders to Mac, iOS & Web Apps

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Today Evernote introduced a new often-requested feature to its iOS, Mac and Web apps: reminders. The latest update to the iOS Evernote app include the ability to set notes as reminders, making them easily accessible when they matter the most. The new features lets users set alerts for notes, create to-do lists out of notes in their […]

Facebook, Twitter, Evernote & More Coming to Google Glass

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Seven new apps, including three from the most popular social networks will soon come to Google Glass, bringing more functionality to the wearable device. The New York Times reports that Google announced the new apps, which it calls “Glassware” at Google I/O. The new apps include Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Evernote, CNN, Elle and a game called […]

Evernote Wants To Makes Its Own Hardware

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In an interview with IDG News Service Evernote CEO Phil Libin said the company will soon release its own co-branded hardware with manufacturing partners. Libin says that Evernote wants to create “new and magical” devices instead of just creating devices in currently existing product categories. Presumably that means Evernote won’t make its own smartphone, or […]

Best iPhone Voice Memo App: iPhone Voice Memos v. Evernote v. DropVox

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Many iPhone users record voice memos to create quick shopping lists, voice memo reminders, communications with co-workers or friends or to record mileage for work or business. To win the title of best iPhone voice memo app we needed one that would not only create good quality voice memos. We needed one that does so without distracting […]

Google Keep Versus Evernote: Which Note Keeper Should You Use?

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Google released a new note taking web app and Android app called Google Keep to take on long-standing note champ Evernote. How does it compare with the popular Evernote service? Read on for our Google Keep v Evernote comparison. Google Keep works as part of Google Drive and acts like sticky notes. Evernote functions more like […]

Google Keep Challenges Evernote for Top Android Note Taking App

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After accidentally revealing the service a few days ago today Google announced Google Keep, the company’s new note-taking app. Google Keep is part of Google Drive and it helps users create and store quick notes, lists and voice notes. The service can also store images for use later as well as transcribe voice notes into […]

Penultimate Goes Free, Adds Evernote Integration

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Today Evernote released Penultimate 4, the new version of the popular note-taking iPad app, and made the app free for new users. The new version of Penultimate improves the inking capabilities of the app, and adds a number of new features. Evernote says that inking in the new version is smoother and sharper than previous […]

Evernote 5 For iPhone and iPad Previewed in Video

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Today Evernote unveiled the newest version of its iOS app which will come to iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and iPad mini in the near future. The new version, called Evernote 5, is an almost complete redesign of the Evernote app for iOS. Instead of the current UI with a menubar at the bottom of the […]

LiveScribe Sky Wifi Smartpen Adds Wi-Fi and Evernote

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The new LiveScribe Sky wifi smartpen takes a great idea and makes it even better now that it includes Wi-Fi and uses Evernote for note and audio storage. The original LiveScribe smartpen recorded both audio and a digital version of a writer’s notes. The pen links the two together so a user can tap a spot in […]

Skitch Comes to iPhone, Updates iPad and Mac Apps

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Skitch hit the iPhone today while also receiving an update to the iPad and Mac apps. The app works with Evernote, the new owner of the communication tool, and integrates further with Evernote. Evernote is an information collection and organization tool that syncs between just about every modern platform available today. The Skitch app update brought […]

Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskin & iPhone App Create Note Synergy

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Evernote announced a cool new tie in partnership that Moleskin users are certain to love, and a new Evernote app update that makes taking photos of handwritten notes easier. The new Evernote Smart Notebook by Moleskin is a custom designed Moleskin with beautiful Evernote imagery on the outside and a special feature on the inside […]

Best iPad Apps for College

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College students today don’t know how good they have it thanks to the iPad and more iPad apps for college than they can count, at least before completing Understanding Numerical Data. I ended my college career in 2005. On that May afternoon when I turned my tassel for the last time I’d never even, heard of apps. […]

Writing on the Google Nexus 7 Tablet vs. iPad

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A few days into my quest to replace my iPad with the Google Nexus 7 Tablet and so far so good. I don’t do a lot of writing on my iPad, but when I need it using the iPad and my Logitech Bluetooth Tablet Keyboard does the trick. I wanted to test using the Google Nexus 7 […]

Evernote 4.0 for Android Launches

Evernote 4.0 for Android Launches

Evernote 4.0 for Android has launched today bringing a brand new user interface, some new features and some improvements to older ones along with it. In a blog post, Evernote has detailed the Android update which should stand to greatly improve the productivity application. Version 4.0 overhauls the application completely. In fact, every single screen […]

Back to Early Roots: Evernote Acquires iOS Inking App Penultimate

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Well, well, well. This is an interesting pairing. Evernote is announcing that it has acquired Cocoa Box Design, the company that created the very popular Digital Inking iOS App, Penultimate. The news of the acquisition comes very shortly after Evernote completed a $70 million funding round that puts its valuation at the $1 billion mark. […]

Tablets and Simplicity: The Cloud

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Last week I started a series on how Tablets help me with my quest for simplicity. As I said in this post, the quest isn’t one that finds me actively searching for some sort of simple holy grail. Rather, solutions often find me as I test new Apps and new solutions. Tablets promise a new […]

Evernote is Worth a Billion Dollars

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Evernote is the latest Silicon Valley company to hit the $1 billion valuation mark after raising a reported $100 million.  I’m not a venture capitalist, but from a user’s point of view I can certainly understand why Evernote deserves to be in the billion dollar club. Evernote’s primary product helps people take notes and remember […]