Here’s a Question that Pains me… Is Evernote Dying?

It really pains me to say this but I am worried about the longevity of Evernote, a tool that I have been using for many, many years. So long in fact that I now have well over 30,000 notes stored in it. Evernote co-founder Phil Libin always said that his aim was to create a “100-year startup” […]

Simple Bug Tracking with Evernote

I have been starting on a side project with my son this week where I am developing a small web app for him. He has left home a while ago so we needed to find a way to collaborate on the project without too much effort and without interfering with our day jobs. So, for example, […]

Opening Links in Evernote Client rather than Web

Despite all it’s foibles Evernote remains one of my most used apps and being able to link to it from elsewhere, such the task app I use, adds enormous benefit. At one point you used to be able to generate links that when clicked would open up in the desktop app, these started evernote://. At […]

Why I can’t get my Head Around Evernote’s Work Chat Feature

In the last major release of Evernote a new feature called Work Chat was introduced. It is described by Evernote as allowing you to “discuss your work in Evernote, in real time, with the people who help you get it done.”. So it is sort of like an inbuilt chat facility and as that it […]

3 Things Evernote is Missing

I an a keen and active user of Evernote paying for the service not just to gain access to the “pro” features but also because I want to repay Evernote for the use I derive from it. That’s not to say that it is perfect though so here are three things that I would add […]

Want an Outliner with Evernote Support? Today’s your Day!

If, like me, you want to use an outliner that is available across multiple platforms and syncs with Evernote then Xwavesoft’s Cloud Outliner could be for you. Especially as for today only it is available for free on iOS. Available on Mac, iPhone and iPad the apps allow you to create structured lists which are […]

Authorising 3rd Party Apps with Passcode Lock on in Evernote

On iOS Evernote provides a useful facility to be able to protect your notes by adding a four digit passcode lock that you have to enter before you can see them. You can also choose how long before the code is asked for on subsequent opens, such as immediately, after one minute etc. Once enabled […]

Quickly Get to Top of All Notes in Evernote

One thing that has bugged me for a while in Evernote is that there didn’t seem to be a quick way to return to the top of the All Notes list. If you have several thousand notes and you are a long way down, perhaps because of a search, I found myself having to do […]

If This, Then That

Sometimes the Internet throws up a really simple but great idea that makes life much easier. If this, then that or ifttt to be more accurate, is one such idea. ifttt allows you to create tasks where an action is carried out on some event. So, for example, when an email is received from a certain […]