Notes and Evernote – TMO Daily Observations 2020-03-02

· Kelly Guimont · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Bob “Dr Mac” LeVitus chats with host Kelly Guimont about Apple’s Notes app, how it has evolved, and if it’s an alternative to Evernote.

Apple Notes May Be Better Than Ever(note)

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Apple Notes

Dr. Mac’s been playing with Apple Notes lately and he thinks it might finally be mature enough to replace Evernote Premium in his workflow (which will save him $70 next year).

How to Move Notes Between Accounts

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you’ve got notes synced through several different accounts (such as through both iCloud and Google), then you might want to organize everything and move it all into one account instead. In today’s Quick Tip, Melissa Holt’s going to tell us how to get messy notes all cleaned up!

How to Restore Notes from a Time Machine Backup

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

Lost some notes out of the Mac’s default Notes app? Never fear—as long as you have a backup! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll go over how to recover your database from Time Machine, but there are a lot of caveats. A lot. Pay attention to the warnings before you get started!

iOS 11: How to Take Notes from the iPhone's Lock Screen

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

iOS 11

If you use the built-in Notes app on your iPhone, then this Quick Tip will be right up your alley. With iOS 11, you can access your notes right from your lock screen, eliminating the need to unlock your device to start jotting down your thoughts. We’ve got the details!

macOS: Importing Stickies (And Evernote!) into Notes

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

If you’re using Stickies—or Evernote, for that matter—you should know that there’s a way to import the data into Apple’s Notes program, so if you’d like to move your stuff into that app instead, you can! In today’s Quick Tip, we’ll explore the options for importing and exporting between those applications.

4 Great Note Taking Apps for iPad and Apple Pencil

· Jeff Gamet · News

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil note taking app

The iPad is a great note taking tool for classes and meetings, so it’s only fitting to find a lot of really great note taking apps for Apple’s tablet. The Mac Observer rounded up some of our favorites to help you pick the one that’s best for you.

How to Pin Notes under iOS 11 and High Sierra

· Melissa Holt · Quick Tip

In the default Notes app on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you can pin items to the top to make them easier to find…if you’re running macOS High Sierra and iOS 11, that is! Come find out the newest way Apple’s made our lives easier in today’s Quick Tip.

Data Forensics Company Recovers Notes Data Apple Claims is Deleted

· Jeff Gamet · News

Elcomsoft recovers Notes files deleted months ago

Files deleted from Apple’s Notes app shouldn’t be recoverable after 30 days, but the security and data forensics company Elcomsoft found they could access records that were deleted months—or even more than a year—ago. That sounds pretty bad, but recovering those files requires some pretty specific elements, including knowing your iCloud login and password.