TechCrunch: Evernote just slashed 54 jobs, or 15 percent of its workforce. “It’s no secret that Evernote, the productivity app that lets people take notes and organize other files from their working and non-work life, has been trying to regain its former footing as one of the most popular apps in the U.S., and that doing so has been an ongoing struggle.”
MakeUseOf: Google Keep vs. Evernote: Which Note Keeping App Is Best for You?. “You can find plenty of note-taking sites and mobile apps, but Google Keep and Evernote are two very popular options. And it’s with good reason that they both top the list, as you’ll read below.”
Engadget: Evernote will use AI to automate your workflow. “As the official note-taker of SXSW 2018, Evernote has a massive job. It has to record and produce recaps of more than 50 sessions across four different convention verticals, while at the same time delivering its own news amid meetings with partners and press. Whew. But it’s also looking to make that job easier for its users, with new tools it’s adding to the Spaces feature it launched two weeks ago.”
Lifehacker: How to Filter Fake Evernote Spam Out of Your Gmail Inbox. “Evernote has a bit of a malware problem. For the past few years (starting in early 2014) spammers have been sending fake emails that claim to come from the note-organizing service but include links to install malicious software on your computer.” I didn’t even know Evernote malware email was a thing.
MakeUseOf: How to Capture Ideas to Evernote in 5 Seconds Using Siri Voice Commands . “Evernote is always improving with smart features and smarter uses. Thanks to the latest iOS 11 update, it now also incorporates Siri to help you add notes to your notebooks quicker. You simply have to activate it with your voice and create a new note, add to an existing note, or even add a reminder.”
The Next Web: Index is the cleaner, faster, better Evernote we’ve been waiting for. “Index isn’t as feature-rich as Evernote. We should start there, because there are a few of you out there that still believe it’s worth stomaching Evernote’s bloat for the two times a year you might use that one feature. What Index lacks in features, it makes up for in efficiency. It’s sleek, minimalist, and fast — all things Evernote is not.”
The Verge: How to use Evernote to organize your life. “One of the best things about Evernote is that it works pretty much everywhere, including iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and on the web. If you want to get a little bit more from Evernote, such as more devices to sync across, offline access, or more robust storage features, you can sign up for the Plus Plan that starts at $25 annually. I personally feel like the free version will do just fine, as I’ve found 60MB of space to be pretty adequate for notes.” Extensive.