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  • Evernote Sharpens Up Its Picture-Annotating App Skitch For Mac

    Evernote Sharpens Up Its Picture-Annotating App Skitch For Mac

    After a rough couple of months last year when users slammed Evernote for updates to image-annotation app Skitch that they believed were for the worse, today the company is releasing a new version of the Mac app. While the company is still taking slow steps for how it integrates Skitch into Evernote — this was one of the bones of contention for legacy Skitch users in how the app was… Read More

  • Evernote Listens To Unhappy Skitch 2.0 Users: Brings Back Some Old Features And Version 1.0

    Evernote Listens To Unhappy Skitch 2.0 Users: Brings Back Some Old Features And Version 1.0

    Earlier this month, Evernote launched version 2.0 of Skitch, the popular screenshot tool the company acquired in 2011. Sadly, Skitch 2.0 didn’t just do away with Skitch’s idiosyncratic but highly functional user interface, but it also dropped a number of features in the process. Version 2.0 currently has a 1.5-star rating in the Mac App Store and almost 600 1-star reviews. Read More

  • When Updates Make Things Worse: Evernote’s Skitch 2.0

    When Updates Make Things Worse: Evernote’s Skitch 2.0

    The popular screenshot tool Skitch is launching on the iPhone today and Evernote, which bought the tool about a year ago, also just released version 2.0 for Mac and iPad. With this update, Skitch is also paring down Skitch’s smart but idiosyncratic user interface down to its bare minimum, leaving a lot of functionality that the application’s users always loved behind in the process. Read More

  • Evernote Pares Down, Soups Up Image Annotation App Skitch, Extends It To iPhone, iPod

    Evernote Pares Down, Soups Up Image Annotation App Skitch, Extends It To iPhone, iPod

    Last week it was revealed that personal data management app Evernote would be integrating Skitch¬†–¬†the image-editing app it acquired last year that has now seen 10 million downloads — further into its service, grandfathering Skitch.com in the process. Today, the company showed off what that will mean, with the launch of Skitch 2.o, with new features like pixelation, instant… Read More

  • Evernote’s Skitch Arrives On iPad…iPhone Version Still “In The Works”

    Evernote’s Skitch Arrives On iPad…iPhone Version Still “In The Works”

    Skitch, the popular photo editing Mac app acquired by Evernote in August, is now available on the iPad. The release follows the launch of the Skitch for Android app earlier this year, and is the first iOS-compatible version available. Using the new app, you can annotate just about anything – a new photo, one from your camera roll, a screenshot, a map or you can just draw on a blank… Read More

  • Aviary Launches Falcon, A Browser Based Image Editor

    Aviary Launches Falcon, A Browser Based Image Editor

    Aviary, the small New York-based startup with the ambitions of recreating Adobe Photoshop’s most popular design tools in the browser, has launched a simple, free tool, called Falcon, that lets you quickly grab and edit images within the browser. Falcon, since it is web-based and works in any browser, can be used on a Mac or PC. Skitch, another similar fast, simple editing tool, is a… Read More

  • Signing Off, And What Does A TechCrunch Writer Actually Use?

    This is my last post at TechCrunch as a full time writer (I may yet do the occasional guest post). It’s exactly 12 months to the day since I started writing here and the date seemed like a good time to go. I won’t bore you with a self indulgent retrospective; if you are interested in my reasons and thoughts I did a podcast with my old site The Blog Herald yesterday – listen… Read More

  • Make Your Own Comics With Comiqs

    Make Your Own Comics With Comiqs

    Singapore based Comiqs gives users the ability to create their own comics with a rich web based editing suite. Sites and services that provide comic generation aren’t new. Comic Life from Plasq (makers of Skitch) would be the best known in the field, and comes installed on new Macs. There’s also no shortage of “add speech bubble” style web editors available as well. Read More