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Evernote v2.0 for Android arrives: offline notes, UI update & more

Evernote v2.0 for Android arrives: offline notes, UI update & more

Evernote has pushed out v2.0 of their Android app, complete with a much improved UI, improved search interface, offline note storage and general speed improvements. Evernote 2.0 for Android now caches notes on your Android phone itself, meaning you can browse through them without needing a data connection; if you're an Evernote Premium subscriber, you can even select which notebooks are offline-sync'd.

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Evernote considering digital ink, handwriting recognition for iPad

Evernote considering digital ink, handwriting recognition for iPad

Evernote is one of the more useful apps out there, and the company has just announced that it's passed three million registered users.  Some of those are using the app on their iPad, but going by a GottaBeMobile interview with CEO Phil Libin, the company could find themselves taking on one of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' biggest tablet beliefs: that if you reach for a stylus, it's a failure.  According to Libin, Evernote are considering "full" digital inking capabilities on the iPad and iPhone versions of the software (along with the Android app), and in the meantime are adding in basic inking and sketching abilities.

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Evernote for Android released

Evernote for Android released

Evernote have launched their Android client, which has just popped up in the Android Market today.  A free download, the app allows users to create notes on their handset - together with take photos and record audio files - that are automatically synchronized with their online Evernote account.  With this new release comes location-awareness, optionally geotagging every note, recording and snapshot with the details of where it was created.

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Twitter patents hint at new security API, SDK for apps

Twitter patents hint at new security API, SDK for apps

Twitter, who have been quite busy of late updating their service, have filed for a few trademarks that suggest they’re again ready to combat a competitor. With their trademarks for the term “The Future of Identity” and an icon for what seems to be a service concerned with real-time sharing of news and info (that somehow isn’t Twitter), the microblogging platform may be set to take on one (or more) competitors it hasn't yet dealt with. It also fits Twitter’s current ploy to keep us all tied to them via outlier apps and services.

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IFTTT Do apps coming to empower the Apple Watch

IFTTT Do apps coming to empower the Apple Watch

At their very core, smartwatches are supposedly meant to simply be notification extensions of our smartphones, relaying important events or reminders during times we can't pull out our devices. They can also be useful for quick, single action processes, like checking off a todo or even replying by voice. But that's not all that a smartwatch can do, and IFTTT is coming along to prove that. With its upcoming Apple Watch integration, one of the most popular web services around will allow you to use your smartwatch to turn off lights and maybe even make you coffee someday.

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Sony teams with IFTTT for wearables

Sony teams with IFTTT for wearables

If you weren't already tracking your fitness bits and pieces with Sony devices, IFTTT might just be aiming to push you over the edge this morning. Working with Sony to release a new channel for Sony Lifelog, IFTTT delivers this morning a number of recipes that aim to jam as much functionality as possible into your collection of Sony wearables and Xperia-based fitness tracking. These recipes are made by the official SonyMobile IFTTT account, suggesting Sony is taking the If This Then That community quite seriously.

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Dropbox note-taking service discovered in testing

Dropbox note-taking service discovered in testing

It looks like Dropbox is working on a note-taking service that could, perhaps, target Evernote users or those holdouts who want something easier to use than Evernote. It doesn't have an official name, but is referred to as Composer in its URL, and it features a couple references to "Notes". There's nothing official about it yet, but the page where it resides -- featuring a couple different ways to log on -- is still live, and rather than the error some users were previously getting, it now has a way to email an invite request.

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Chrome OS blurs lines as Android app porting opens to all

Chrome OS blurs lines as Android app porting opens to all

Google is upgrading Chrome OS to better suit touchscreens and convertibles, as well as throwing open the doors to Android developers wanting their apps to run on Chromebooks. The new version, Chrome OS v.42, is currently in beta, with the most noticeable change being a revamped launcher that integrates Google Now. Promising faster access not only to your most frequently-used apps courtesy of a new shortcut row, the new launcher also includes all the same proactive prompts that you can get on Android phones and Android Wear smartwatches. That's not the only sign of the gap narrowing between Android and Chrome OS, however.

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Apple Watch apps now available at the iTunes store

Apple Watch apps now available at the iTunes store

Even though the Apple Watch isn't available until later this April, new apps which are geared towards the Apple Watch are already hitting the iTunes store for download. You won't be able to use the actual range of capabilities designed for the smartwatch, unless you somehow got your hands on an Apple Watch early. If you managed to somehow pull that feat, get me one too! Several big names have already launched their Apple Watch apps. Let's take a look at what Evernote, Target, and Expedia along with SkyGuide, DarkSky, and WeChat have to offer.

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Opera Coast 4.1 comes with video boost to keep spinners away

Opera Coast 4.1 comes with video boost to keep spinners away

Next to the Spinning Pinwheel of Death, the next most dreaded rotating indicator is probably the ones that you see on YouTube and other video streaming sites. Yes, those spinners that indicate that your video has stopped and is still buffering, making you wait in anxiety and worry, especially when the connection suddenly crashes. Opera Software, who has been at the forefront of minimizing your Internet data usage, has a solution for that in the form of the latest version 4.1 of its Opera Coast browser for iOS, now with Video Boost technology.

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