Productivity app Evernote lays off 15 percent of its workforce

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Evernote recently lost a number of senior executives.
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Weeks after a report stating that it is in a “death spiral,” productivity app Evernote has reportedly laid off 15 percent of its workforce — amounting 54 people in total.

The news was shared with employees by CEO Chris O’Neill at at an “all hands” meeting this week. He told staff that the move is intended to make the company, “operate more efficiently” and to focus its efforts on new initiatives, while streamlining certain functions.

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Evernote has lost multiple senior execs in the past month.
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Attention, devs: If you haven't localized your apps, you're missing out.
Attention, devs: If you haven't localized your apps, you're missing out.
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Mailbutler is bringing its inbox-enhancing email plugin to Gmail.
Mailbutler is bringing its inbox-enhancing features to Gmail.
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Spark email app ensures you’ll never forget an important task

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Spark now plays nicely with third-party productivity apps.
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Spark, one of the finest third-party email clients for Mac and iOS, just got a big update that will ensure you never forget another important task.

The app, developed by the terrific team at Readdle, now boasts seamless integrations for popular reminders apps like Todoist, Wunderlist, Things, and even Apple’s own Reminders app.

Evernote update brings new buttons to MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

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MacBook Pro owners will love the Evernote update.
MacBook Pro owners will love the Evernote update.
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MacBook Pro owners received some love from today in the form of an Evernote update that adds support for Apple’s new Touch Bar.

Instead of taking a complex approach to the Touch Bar, Evernote kept things simple — adding buttons for tasks you will want to do with one tap, such as search your notes or create a new one.

How to set up a paperless office using your Mac or iPhone

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It's time to go paperless.  Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
It's time to go paperless. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
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Sick of the mountains of paper stacking up in your inbox? You’ve probably heard about the joys of having a paperless office, maybe even thought about setting one up, but didn’t know how.

Well, here’s how. Not only is it easy to set to do, it can totally change your life.

Here’s how to use your Mac and iPhone to effortlessly set up your own idiot-proof paperless office … the right way.