Evernote for Windows Phone Gets a Major Update

Evernote released a major update to the popular note taking app for Windows Phone today.  The new 2.1 version brings full support for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and really makes this the must-have note taking app for the platform.

The biggest new feature is the ability to pin just about anything in Evernote to the Start screen.  Now you can pin folders in Evernote where you have stored notes including things like voice notes.  If you have a grocery list for example, you can pin that to your Start Menu.

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You can also pin a template to your Start screen.  If you make the same note type regularly, you can now create a template and pin that to your Start menu so you can quickly and easily access it.  It is a huge time saver for power users.

Along with a handful of other features, background syncing of your notes to your Windows Phone to Evernote so you can access them on any device – PC, Mac, Android phone or another Windows Phone.

Evernote is free in Marketplace.  There is a premium service available as well for $5 a month that brings improved sync features amongst other things.