Dropping Evernote

I used to use Evernote for everything I possibly could use it for. I loved it. Now, I don’t use it at all, and only keep it around while I’m moving data elsewhere. What went wrong? It’s kind of a long story…

Evernote: Making Searchable Without Reading

As impressive as Evernote’s ability to read handwriting (even my awful scrawl, occasionally) is, there was always something about it that didn’t seem quite right. Firstly, that it could recognise writing in situations that nothing else can. Also, it seemed odd that it would convert your writing to text, but not give you access to […]

Scanning to Evernote

Long, long ago, my dad upgraded his flatbed scanner, and gave us his old one. It was a perfectly decent Canon CanoScan N650U – nice and small, and runs entirely from USB, without needing a power supply. It sat in a bag, in the spare room. I finally got around to digging it out today, […]

Almost Quitting Evernote

I have something of a love/hate relationship with Evernote. I love what it can do. I love that it can handle so many formats of data, at least when just pasted into a note. I love that there are real native clients on every platform, rather than relying on web-based ‘apps’. I love its ability […]