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Scannable Business Card Scanning

When Evernote first released Scannable, their standalone scanning app for iOS, I have to admit I didn’t get it. After all, their iOS (and Android for that matter) apps do a good job of scanning documents and business cards. Why create a totally separate app? I still don’t know the answer to that question, but […]

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Mac Power Users on DEVONthink

One of my oldest son’s many soccer practices lasts for two hours, and the field is surrounded by a track. During his training, I’ve started walking around the track so that I can pretend I’m doing something athletic while everyone around me is playing soccer or doing sprints. This is a perfect time to get […]

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New Evernote Pricing Plans

Yesterday Evernote announced big changes to the way their pricing plans work, including some things that might impact you if you use Evernote to go paperless. New Evernote Pricing Plans The free plan is called Evernote Basic. Maximum uploads stay the same (60 MB), and most other things stay the same with a few big […]

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Lucidchart Is My Go To Flowchart Software

I have been working on a project that involves making flowcharts. In the past I used Google Docs for this, but the shapes you can use are limited. I even own expensive graphing software, but it is complicated and the look isn’t the greatest. I remembered that someone had once sent me a chart made […]

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Is Declaring Evernote Bankruptcy Right For You?

I have been using Evernote since 2008, and it is safe to say that I have a lot of information in there. Travel information, blog posts, kids activities, project notes, call notes, instruction manuals, reference materials, fitness logs – I have a thousands of notes going back seven years. Because of my heavy Evernote usage, […]

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Convert Microsoft Office To Google Docs Using Google Drive (Or Don’t)

Google Drive is a bit of a weird service. It is a file storage/synchronization service, but it is also an online office suite. Things get a bit blurred when you upload a Microsoft Word, Excel, or other Microsoft Office file. Do you want it to just store them like any other file? Or do you […]

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Do Better With Asana

Regular DocumentSnap readers know that I use a program called OmniFocus as my task manager, but what you may not know is that I use a different app when I am collaborating with others. For that, I use a web app called Asana. The only problem is I have no idea how to use it. […]

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Box Notifications And Updates – Be Informed About Your Cloud Files

I’m becoming more and more interested in Box as a cloud hosting provider for a variety of reasons including ease of use, accessibility, and security. If you’re a Box user, one area you may not have noticed is the Updates tab. You can see exactly what is happening with your files, and you can even […]

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Send Completed OmniFocus Tasks To Evernote

This is one of those posts that is only going to appeal to a narrow slice of DocumentSnap readers, but I’ve been using the heck out of this AppleScript lately. Import an OmniFocus Completed Task Report into Evernote via AppleScript. This OmniFocus AppleScript allows you to specify a time frame (e.g. Today, Yesterday, Last Week, […]

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PDFpen 7

When I am working with PDFs and doing something beyond just viewing and simple manipulation, the application I use on my Mac is PDFpen. I’ve been using it for years. Smile just came out with PDFpen 7, and it has some nice updates and a few cool new features. (By the way Windows folks: PDFpen […]

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