Happy day! Kick-ass information-management service Evernote is now available for BlackBerry.
I suspect I could end the post right there and just watch the 'Berry crowd turn cartwheels down the street, but I'll fill in the blanks (and show an amusing little promo video) for those unacquainted with the service.
Evernote organizes all kinds of information: notes, Web pages, snippets of Web pages, images, documents, and even audio files. It does so using a combination of folders and tags. And it keeps all your info in sync between your PC, the Web, and your phone.
And speaking of phones, here's the scoop on the BlackBerry app:
Evernote for BlackBerry lets you create notes containing text, snapshots, voice recordings, and file attachments. Once created, the new content is automatically sent to the Evernote Service, making it available across all the versions of Evernote that you use. You can also access your existing notes, search by keywords, filter by tags and notebooks, or simply browse.Like the service itself, the Evernote app is free. (Hardcore users may want to splurge on the Premium service, which for $45 annually gives you a 500MB upload allowance, ad-free operation, and higher-end security and support.)
Now for the slightly bad news: Currently, Evernote for BlackBerry is compatible with only the Bold, Curve 8900 series, and Storm. It's only slightly bad because a forthcoming update will add support for additional models (though only those running OS 4.6).
In recent months I've started using Evernote more and more, mostly for Web clipping and thought capturing. The iPhone app makes it sweeter still, so BlackBerry-toting Evernote fans definitely have cause to celebrate.
Indeed, it's been a big month for BlackBerry users. Just last week came news of BlackBerry goodness from Gwabbit, LogMeIn, and Xobni. Could a Kindle app be next? Fingers crossed!