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Evernote OneNote Comparison

One of the great debates of our time is not Sammy vs. David in Van Halen or Ozzy vs. Dio in Black Sabbath. It is Evernote vs. OneNote. There are fans on both sides of the debate, and both are sure they have the best solution. I personally don’t believe in “best” applications. I think […]

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How To Disable News Articles Appearing In Evernote (aka Evernote Context)

I am sure there are some people that enjoy having news articles from the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Pando Daily and the like show up in their Evernote search results and notes. I am willing to bet that many DocumentSnap readers are not those people. Here is how to disable this “useful, relevant content that […]

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Create Evernote Note With Date From A PDF Using Hazel

After watching my Go Paperless With Hazel Webinar, awesome DocumentSnap reader Kyle Lines had a question: is it possible to use Hazel to grab a date from a PDF, create a note in Evernote, and use that date as the note’s creation date? He had an AppleScript most of the way there, but it wasn’t […]

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Create a GTD Tickler in Evernote

I know many DocumentSnap readers, myself included, use some variant of David Allen’s Getting Things Done system to keep on top of the things. One component of that system is to create a tickler file, which is a way to be reminded to take action on documents on their relevant dates. The book describes a […]

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Easily Save Web Pages To Evernote On iPhone Or iPad In iOS8

Saving web pages to Evernote on an iPhone or iPad has historically involved annoying workarounds like third party apps or hacked up bookmarklets. When iOS8 was announced, one of my big hopes was that the new extensions feature would make it easier to save content to Evernote, and I’m happy to say that is has. […]

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Dropbox Selective Sync – Save Space On Your Computer

In Summer 2014, Dropbox started offering much more storage for Pro customers. $10 a month now gets you 1 Terabyte of space. This is great, but there is one small issue. Many of us are stuck with small hard drives – how do you take advantage of 1 TB of storage space if you only […]

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ScanSnap Receipt – Initial Overview

I mentioned in my recent ScanSnap iX100 Review that while the scanner is good, what made me fall out of my chair was the under-the-radar inclusion of a new software feature called ScanSnap Receipt. This is something that ScanSnap users have requested for a long time – the ability to scan a receipt and have […]

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OmniFocus Premium Posts 2

I know there are a lot of OmniFocus users here at DocumentSnap (including myself), so I want to give a quick heads up that the folks at Asian Efficiency have just released the second edition of their OmniFocus Premium Posts. I bought the first edition ages ago, and it totally changed how I was using […]

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Use Breevy On Windows To Supercharge Paperless File Naming

Having to go through and name each document is one of the less fun aspects of going paperless. There are tools that can help make this easier, and Breevy, a Windows text expansion application, is one of them. If you aren’t familiar with text expansion tools, they’re awesome for anywhere on your computer that you […]

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How To Fix PDF Search In Windows 7 and Windows 8 64-Bit

One of the best things about modern operating systems like Mac OS X and Windows 7 and 8 is that search, particularly PDF search, is built right in. You don’t need to have a third party tool to search the contents of a searchable PDF – the OS will do it for you. That is, […]

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