Evernote has been acquired — right here’s how its new proprietor can repair it

For some time, Evernote was on high of the world. The Californian note-taking app surfed the 2000s tech productiveness increase to change into the chief in its area. However then it fell from grace, turning into sluggish, buggy, and costly. Customers deserted the platform, heading in droves to different note-taking apps.

And it seems like extra change is afoot. On January 3, the sale of Evernote to the Italian company Bending Spoons was finally confirmed.

On one hand, this may very well be regarding for remaining customers. Evernote will now not be an impartial firm, that means there may very well be enormous modifications to its present path. However then again… good?

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I used to be an Evernote person for near a decade earlier than I switched final yr. Issues had merely gotten too unhealthy with the bloated, gradual, and cumbersome software program, so I turned to Bear, a streamlined and exquisite little bit of app.

With a brand new proprietor, Evernote now has a chance for a clear begin. Bending Spoons already has a suite of consumer apps which can be trendy, highly effective, and intuitive, and we have now to imagine the Italian firm will use its experience to form a brand new Evernote.

The query is what ought to it do? How can Bending Spoons convey Evernote to its former glory? Nicely, we have now some concepts.

Pace up Evernote apps

This was one of many foremost the explanation why I moved away from Evernote. Whereas I used and liked a number of the app’s options (similar to web clipping and document scanning), the primary purpose I used Evernote was for, properly, notes.

Whereas the velocity of writing and looking on desktop was acceptable, the identical wasn’t true on cellular units — particularly in the event that they had been a couple of years outdated.

If Bending Spoons needs to convey the shine again to Evernote, making its vary of apps as lightning quick as potential can be a very good begin.

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