All data stored in Evernote is automatically synced to all devices that have Evernote installed on them, so the notes and files you create on your smartphone will instantly be available on your tablet, desktop computer or laptop.
Evernote has an extremely useful tagging feature which allows for easy searching of notes, photos and other files. Then there are not-so-conventional features such as the ability to search for text within images and the ability to send emails and save tweets to Evernote.
The Web Clipper is an extremely useful tool that allows users to save web articles, clippings, photos, recipes and more to Evernote.
Dropbox: Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services. It allows users to store photos, documents, videos and other files and access them on any device. It features continuous and automatic syncing between devices so you always have the same files on all devices as you update them. Even if your phone is lost or stolen, your data will still be available on any other devices that you have Dropbox on, the Dropbox website, and, as soon as you install Dropbox on your new phone, all your data will be available as soon as it syncs with the website.
Dropbox uses SSL, encryption and has additional authentication such as two-factor authentication that helps keep your data secure.
Dropbox has many useful features and allows users to edit documents while they are stored in Dropbox, email attachments can be saved directly to Dropbox and the sharing features are nothing short of amazing. A simple drag-and-drop file system allows users to instantly share files with other users simply by using their email address.
Google Drive: Google Drive is much more than just cloud storage provider. It also utilizes the powerful document suite of Google Docs which allows documents to be created, edited and stored. These documents can be accessed offline as well. PDFs, Microsoft Office documents and presentations can be viewed, spreadsheets can be viewed and edited, and all of these can be stored on Google Drive. This makes it simple to manage documents on the go as files can be uploaded directly from your android smartphone.
Files can be uploaded and converted to Google Docs format while documents can be downloaded in other formats including Microsoft Office. One interesting feature is the ability to take photos of printed text and then convert it to Google Docs format. Google Docs presentations can be viewed with speaker notes as well as full animations. Also, all documents can be printed directly from your smartphone by using Google Cloud Print.
Capsule CRM: Capsule is simple and flexible- the perfect CRM for small sales teams and businesses. It works in conjunction with Google Apps to provide a host of useful services. Capsule CRM allows users to easily maintain contacts and customers, as well as potential sales. To manage contacts, Capsule offers a business address book.
Google Apps already offers an entire suite of useful programs but Capsule provides a few extra features that fill in the gaps. Not only can Capsule be used with Google Apps but it also works with FreshBooks, Xero, FreeAgent and KashFlow. It can also be used directly from Google Apps navigation, there's no need for separate logins.
WordPress: The most popular blogging platform is available directly from your smartphone or tablet, complete with a dashboard for all your blogging needs. Add new posts, edit existing posts, upload images and moderate comments all from your device. From the menu, multiple blogs can be managed and when you exit the app, the last selection you make in the menu is saved so you can start right back where you left off.
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