With Evernote 5.0, it feels like the note-taking service that spans web, desktop, and mobile has come of age — on the Mac, at least. The redesigned user interface and the dozens of genuinely useful new features all build on a solid base to deliver a much better note-taking experience.
Well, this is the last weekend you have to relax and enjoy yourself before the ridiculous onslaught of holiday shopping and events consumes your every waking minute with errands and shopping and parties and decorating and trying to figure out how to wrap gifts and what to get and oh my we're getting a little excited (and a little exhausted) just thinking about it. Well, here's the week that was. Get at it. (Note, not Santa to our right.)
So the people have begun to get iPad minis in their hands, the reviews are in, and now we move on. Biggest tech news this week was Scott Forstall's sudden descent, though even that story was fairly (and rightly) crushed by Hurricane Sandy. As things slowly return to normal, what else did we miss amidst the storms?
Evernote is one of those services we've just grown accustomed to having around. The venerable organization tool is an absolute life-saver on both our Macs and iOS devices, and though many have tried, adequate alternatives are extremely rare. Thankfully, the Evernote team is not resting on its laurels, announcing big changes to both the mobile and desktop clients.