Evernote

How can I scan and organize my documents?

Scanner

Episode 1148

Paul from Lake Forest, CA

Paul would like to scan documents, organize them, and save them online. Leo says he can pick up a scanner and scan his documents. To organize them, Leo recommends using Evernote. He can scan directly to it, and then Evernote will categorize them automatically. Another option is Neat Receipts, a software utility that will work with his scanner to scan and organize receipts.

What's the difference between Evernote and DropBox?

Evernote

Episode 990

Gary from Cape Cod, MA

Gary wants to know the difference between Evernote and DropBox. Leo says that DropBox is a great cloud-based file storage solution, and is great for photo backup as well. It's like a suitcase in the cloud that users can toss stuff into. Evernote syncs notes which could include photos and videos. Evernote has more structure, contains notes, to do lists, etc, and it's all searchable. They're complimentary, to be sure, but they are different.

Evernote Gets Hacked in Coordinated Attack

Evernote

Episode 957

Leo's favorite information and note taking app, Evernote, has been hacked in what appears to be a coordinated attack. According to the Evernote Blog, "The investigation has shown, however, that the individual(s) responsible were able to gain access to Evernote user information, which includes usernames, email addresses associated with Evernote accounts and encrypted passwords. Even though this information was accessed, the passwords stored by Evernote are protected by one-way encryption.