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Evernote adds two-factor authentication, other security features after hack attempt

Evernote is taking a few big steps to help users lock down their accounts, including optional two-step authentication.

Box buys iOS app to improve its own

Box has acquired an unreleased application called Folders, designed to give iPhone and iPad users a mobile front-end interface for the cloud storage and file management and sharing service as well as for competitors Google Drive and Dropbox.

Evernote can now remind you to update your notes

Now users can have the Evernote service prompt them to stop and record whatever information is needed to complete a task.

OmniPresence, the Omni Group's new cloud sync service, hits all the right buttons

Privacy. Simplicity. Power. Openness. The Omni Group's upcoming OmniPresence cloud sync service has the makings of an excellent player in a crowded marketplace -- and the company's choice to give it away for free could create a new standard for syncing on Apple's platforms.

Adobe releases critical security updates for Reader, Flash Player and ColdFusion

Adobe has released scheduled security updates for its Reader, Acrobat, Flash Player and ColdFusion products on Tuesday in order to fix many critical vulnerabilities, including one that is already actively exploited by attackers.

Evernote originally wanted to make 'egg-like' hardware

Note-taking software provider Evernote originally wanted to delve into the hardware business as far back as 2007, with an egg-like device capable of recording conversations, the company's CEO said on Tuesday.

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Google and Adobe beautify fonts on Linux, iOS

The new Adobe CFF engine 'will benefit technical and nontechnical users alike,' Google says.

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Hands on: Evomail offers a small twist on Gmail for iPad

The new Evomail app launched Thursday morning in the App Store. It's very similar to Gmail's own iOS client, but with some small differences that users may find appealing.

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Hands On with Chrome Office Viewer

Google is beta testing an extension called Chrome Office Viewer, which allows Windows and Mac users to view Microsoft Office files without having to download them.

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Hands on: Delicious Library 3 adds iOS barcode scanning, usage charts

Delicious Library 3, the library organization desktop application from Delicious Monster, debuted on Thursday. It's a relaunch that embraces the Mac’s new Mountain Lion operating system, and also features, for the first time, iOS integration.

Hands on with Drafts 3.0 and its impressive new organization tools

Drafts 3.0 adds a lot of organization to the popular iOS app for creating and repurposing text notes. Lex Friedman has a first look.

Evernote CEO: We want to build hardware

The CEO of archiving service Evernote said his company will soon release branded hardware with partners, as it moves toward creating its own devices.

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Google Apps are down for some users

Various Google apps have been hit with outages this morning.

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