Evernote 10 Lost In The Digital Desert

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I have been an Evernote user for eight or nine years and a premium subscriber for more years than I care to remember. It has always been my essential go-to service to make notes, keep all manner of documents and store reference information. Not so much a digital brain as a digital dustbin, sorry, filing cabinet. And all was well until some years ago.

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TickTick Takes Task Management To New Levels

I have been a long term premium Todoist user for many years and I do not anticipate that changing. However, due to lockdown boredom, I have started looking at other productivity software after watching some videos on the excellent Keep Productive YouTube channel run by Francesco D’Alessio, including Notion and TickTick.

Notion I just could not get my head around,  but I think that probably that says more about my head than Notion. TickTick, however, offered a tantalising alternative to conventional task managers and I have spent some time watching YouTube reviews and tutorials and written reviews.

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Adios Evernote, Hello Nimbus?

Nimbus NoteRight now there is a lot of disappointment and frustration with Evernote, feelings that I share as I have been a long-term Evernote user since 2008 and am far from happy with the direction my once must-have service is going.  I won’t go too much into the reasons but suffice to say the latest V10 offering has taken away some functionality, including the vital backing up of all notes via a right-click. Also, the drag n drop files into a new note functionality disappeared for quite some time but that has, thankfully, been restored.

I never really thought I would have to do this, but I have decided to look around for a new service and I believe I have found it with Nimbus Note.

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Newton Launches First Major Update After Takeover

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Newton email has released its first major update since the service was acquired by Justin Mitchell and Maitrik Kataria from the previous owner after a troubled Flightline.  In an email to users, Maitrik says: ” We are super happy to announce the update for Newton mail across all platforms.  This release is a huge milestone for us. Our work for the past quarter has helped us create a solid base for the future ahead. After building up the team from scratch, including our wonderful support team, we have slowly progressed towards gaining an understanding of millions of lines of Newton code and the complexities involved.”

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