Evernote Lands on the Pre

evernote_2009-11-06_202450Some folks are disappointed by the lack of titles in Palm’s Application Catalog for the Pre. I can definitely sympathize, but I’m actually turning the tables on the situation. I’m playing a virtual game of hide-and-seek by checking the catalog a few times a day. I guess that makes me “it.” After counting to 10 this evening, I sought out and found a great new addition: Evernote just hit the Palm Pre.

I don’t see any official news on this release on the Evernote blog just yet. The app is an early version, though from what I can tell, the basic strengths still apply. Using the application, you can create a note from text, an existing photo or a brand-new snapshot. Evernote will automatically create a text note online once you type it in your Pre, while photos are sent via email. In either case, all of the text in your note is recognized and indexed on the Evernote server, allowing you to search for any text in your notes, even if it’s in a photo. Tags are supported on text notes, but not in photos. From the application on your Pre, you can view all of your notes stored on the Evernote server. From my first look, it appears that you need to search notes through a standard web browser, not within the client app on the Pre in this version. OK, time for me to close my eyes and start counting while the apps go hide…


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