When it comes to apps users can't live without, Evernote's "second brain" technology would likely top many lists -- but a former TechCrunch journalist has called out the service and its frequently buggy software.
Former iOS boss Scott Forstall made headlines again earlier this week as reports surfaced of how he spent his first year away from Apple -- although none of them are directly sourced from Forstall himself, suggesting that the Cupertino outcast continues to be under a gag order as part of a severance package. But that's not the only story from around the internet on Tuesday -- here are a few more you might have missed.
Will the swanky new Mac Pro make Apple's self-imposed December release date? With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, Cupertino is running out of time to make good on that promise, with the week of December 16 looking the most likely. Not particularly good timing for power users spending their hard-earned cash on gifts for loved ones, but them's the breaks. Meanwhile, here's what you missed yesterday...
We’re big fans of Evernote, the “second brain” service where you can throw nearly any scrap of paper into the cloud until it’s needed again. For certain types of personal data, however, this approach often means that you’ll spend more time searching than accessing information. Mustbin is a free app geared toward life’s most precious data – credit cards, driver’s licenses, Social Security cards, and more. However, the developers have also empowered the app as a kind of digital jack-of-all-trades that can be used for sorting photos or even password-protected accounts into digital “bins.”
The big news of the week certainly had to be Apple's surprise availability of the iPad mini with Retina Display, a pixel-powered refresh of last year's small tablet that most pundits didn't expect to see until later in the month. But Thursday wound up being a fairly busy day where software was concerned, so we've rounded up a handful of the coolest news items and now present them to you in easily digestible form to close out this mid-November week!
Evernote is a great service, but over the years it's worked a little too hard to become a jack of all trades when it comes to saving scraps of data. A new app called Mustbin promises a return to the basics.
Why should Premium users be the only ones with secure accounts? After several months, Evernote finally opens its two-step verification to all users, complete with instructions on how to get it up and running.
Looking to get rid of all the scraps of paper that accumulate on your desk and banish them to the cloud instead? Neat's latest touchscreen-based digital filing system makes it easy — and completely wireless.
We don't know about you, but yesterday's iOS 7 launch wasn't exactly the smoothest, and the App Store is still having problems dishing out updates to our favorite apps -- so here is a heads up on a few that you might have missed out on.