We first looked at Evernote around four years ago ("Faster, Smaller, and More Connected Than Ever," Dec/09) and were impressed with its simplicity, flexibility, and downright usefulness. At that time Evernote allowed you to capture practically any type of digital or real-world information, then retrieve it at will via a killer search engine. The basic idea is so simple that it's easy to miss all the ways Evernote can be used to manage your business and personal information, which is the biggest reason I wanted to give it another look.
Evernote is one of a new breed of "cross-platform" applications that store information in "the cloud," which means that you (and your team) can work with Evernote data from any device that can get online and has a Web browser. Or you can install a dedicated application for your smartphone, laptop, or tablet that will synchronize data between...
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