DEVONtechnologies has released another set of minor updates for all editions of its information assistant programs, DEVONthink and DEVONnote. The latest versions of DEVONthink and DEVONnote now offer much improved email archiving and faster downloading of OCR resources. The software also now includes the capability to rename and move databases, even when they’re open. Sorting, classifying, and searching are all improved, too. Also new is an option to install widgets from the Install Add-Ons window. (DEVONthink Pro Office, $149.95 new, free update; DEVONthink Professional, $79.95 new, free update; DEVONthink Personal, $49.95 new, free update; DEVONnote, $24.95 new, free update)
Track Changes Dates Reset on Save As in Word 2008
If you regularly use the Save As feature to create new drafts while working in Word 2008, you might notice that with Track Changes enabled, previously time-stamped comments and edits have their times reset to the Save As date and time. Work around this by sticking with your original file, but using Save As (or just File > Duplicate in the Finder) to make backup copies.
DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.0.9
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I have Devon products (several versions) for my Mac, and they are sophisticated information, data and notes management apps. Not "memory" managers.
(Though, these kind of apps help to supplement human recall memory, but really, in no way manage human memory cells. ;(
As Joe Kissell points out in his "Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2" book, DEVONthink can act as a file and media browser, snippet keeper, note taker, database, Web and RSS reader, and organizational tool. I'll tweak the article...