Posts by Anthony Bartlett

Fit a Whole Year of School in One Notebook

Back to school is an exciting time of the year. Hectic too. New classes, new schedules, new activities after school. Sometimes it’s hard for kids and parents to adjust to the new program. But there’s help out there for the asking: Evernote. Whether it’s organizing and accessing lecture notes, collaborating with a group on a class project, creating a book report, or even organizing after-school activities, Evernote is there to

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Slack, Salesforce, and Evernote: Now on the Same Page

Think of the last time you were able to sit down for an hour or two and truly focus on a project uninterrupted? If you’re having trouble recalling the last time, don’t worry, you’re not alone. The fact is, we’re inundated with information and distractions. A recent report from Udemy showed that 69 percent of full-time employees struggle to cope with distraction at work. Sometimes these distractions are obvious, like meetings,

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Can Jazz Teach You to Be Better Organized?

The night in early 2016 was cold and clear, but inside the small jazz club in Old Lyme, Connecticut, the atmosphere was warm and inviting. Standing on the low stage at one end of the room, saxophonist Mike Casey was deep in concentration. His eyes shut tight, the young musician was focused on the creative interplay between himself, bassist Matt Dwonszyk, and drummer Corey Garcia. It was the biggest night

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Addicted to Apps? Here’s How to Make it Work

One of the comments we’ve heard from customers is that they want to be able to access their Evernote content from within their other digital tools. It makes sense. We recently partnered with data analytics firm YouGov for a U.S. survey, and found that 65 percent of workers use up to nine different apps every day. And now that Bring Your Own App (BYOA) is revolutionizing IT, it’s no surprise

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Introducing Evernote for Microsoft Teams

Over the years, Evernote has made teamwork easier by building integrations with a host of powerful apps, including Microsoft Outlook, Salesforce, Google Drive, Gmail, Slack, and many others. Today we’re pleased to add another big name to that list. Introducing Evernote for Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is the communication hub for productive companies, where teams can chat, share messages, and move projects forward. As part of the Office 365 suite,

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3 iOS Power Moves You Need to Know

The eyes of Apple fans are on San Jose, California this week, as they digest the news from the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). While this event typically doesn’t produce the same headline-grabbing announcements as Apple’s September event, there are still plenty of reasons to be excited. Previous WWDCs have seen the unveiling of the iOS App Store (2008), FaceTime (2010), and Apple Music (2015), to name just a

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How to Plan a Family Vacation Without Losing Your Mind

Think about the last time your family took a vacation together. What image comes to mind? Natural wonders? Perfect sunsets? Or the frustration of trying to deal with hotels and wrangle the kids and get something—anything—to go as planned? The family vacation is a rite of passage for many families. It’s inspired countless movies and books (National Lampoon’s Vacation, anyone?). It’s the sort of thing that can strike fear into

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3 Android Superpowers You Need to Try Today

There are now over 3.3 billion smartphones in the world, and 2.7 billion of those are Android devices. Or, to put it another way, over one-third of the world’s population now relies on an Android phone to stay connected, get organized, and feel more in control. So it’s crucial that the experience of using Evernote on Android should be seamless and intuitive. If you’re looking to capture ideas ‘faster than

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The Triple Overload Problem—And What to Do About It

“Where did the time go?” “Will you look at the time!?” “Time flies when you’re having fun.” If you have the alarming feeling that time is actually speeding up, that somehow your days are getting shorter while the list of things you need to do is getting longer, then you’re not alone. But although time itself isn’t really speeding up, you’re not imagining things, either. We are, in fact, being

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To Beat Information Overload, Be Selective in Your Focus

It’s easy to forget how ‘modern’ our modern technologies really are. The smartphone era is only 11 years old; the World Wide Web less than 30. Even the personal computer only dates as far back as the mid-1970s. Clearly, we’ve come a long, long way in 40 years. While computers are orders of magnitude faster and more capable than they were a few generations ago, and digital storage is vastly

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