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

For some time, Evernote was on prime of the world. The Californian note-taking app surfed the 2000s tech productiveness increase to grow to be 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 not be an unbiased firm, which means there may very well be large modifications to its present path. However however… good?

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I used to be an Evernote consumer for near a decade earlier than I switched final 12 months. Issues had merely gotten too dangerous 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 consider 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 carry Evernote to its former glory? Effectively, we have now some concepts.

Pace up Evernote apps

This was one of many essential the reason why I moved away from Evernote. Whereas I used and liked a few of the app’s options (corresponding to web clipping and document scanning), the primary motive I used Evernote was for, properly, notes.

Whereas the pace of writing and looking out on desktop was acceptable, the identical wasn’t true on cell units — particularly in the event that they had been just a few years outdated.

If Bending Spoons desires to carry the shine again to Evernote, making its vary of apps as lightning quick as doable can be begin.

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