The New Evernote for iOS 7

Posted by David Chism | Sun, Sep 22, 2013

I am a big fan of the new iOS 7 for the iPhone and iPad, released to the pub­lic this past week. Design: Looks nice and slick. I like most of it Best fea­ture: the quick access but­tons although I wish you can cus­tomize it a bit. Neg­a­tives: they released a very very bug­gy update on the day iPhone 5s was released. They have had 3 months to pre­pare for this update and it is not ready for release. It crash­es about 10 – 20% of the time. The home screen shows ran­dom notes. Not the lat­est. All what I would say are quick fix­es. But so obvi­ous that I’m shocked they released such crap. The sync­ing is hor­ri­ble. I typed up some impor­tant todos on my trip on my iPad and went to review on my iPhone. It did­n’t sync. And then when I tried I got an error. Also there is so much stuff now on the home page it is one step back for being more effi­cient. I get so lost with infor­ma­tion over­load. As a pre­mi­um user I don’t want to see announce­ments every time I’m in Ever­note. How annoy­ing. Did you guys get a new mar­ket­ing direc­tor with no expe­ri­ence? You should be able to orga­nize the home screen any­way you want. That is the pow­er of Ever­note from the begin­ning: OCD and dis­or­ga­nized peo­ple alike can use Ever­note. I’m in the mid­dle of those peo­ple and get over­whelmed look­ing at the home screen. Also the tags are so bug­gy right now. They don’t show the cor­rect infor­ma­tion. So Ever­note released a pret­ty” look­ing App that needs a major rethink.

About David Chism

David Chism started his business out of a passion for helping small contracting businesses grow, be more profitable and become better known to their target clients. One lifelong hobby of David is using techie gadgets. So this blog is a place where he writes about technology, marketing ideas, just for fun (humor), personal thoughts on small business and more.


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