Wine site Snooth builds a virtual sommelier for Springpad

Snooth is making wine recommendations on every recipe that Springpad users clip. Rather than hire an army of sommeliers to suggest pairings for the countless recipes on the web, Snoot has built an algorithm that deconstructs recipes and matches them to their ideal wine profiles.

Springpad wants to organize your Facebook Timeline

Note-taking service Springpad wants access to your Facebook profile. Why? It wants to scrape all of those random “likes” of movies, music, restaurants and TV shows scattered throughout your Timeline and organize them into notebooks, which you and your friends can search and share.

Evernote targets user education at its annual conference

Evernote is increasingly looking at how to educate people on the many uses of Evernote and its family of products. That’s one of the big themes of Evernote’s second annual Trunk Conference in August, which will feature a lifestyle series for users.

Evernote & Pinterest just had a baby: Enter the new Springpad

Springpad has long been compared to Internet note-taking sensation Evernote, but starting today Springpad will likely be compared to another darling of the startup world, Pinterest. On Wednesday Springpad evolved into its third iteration, transforming the information capture service into a social networking engine.

For Evernote, 2011 was a year to remember

2011 has been all about personalized mobile apps, and Evernote has benefited handsomely: In the past 12 months, the personal note-taking software company grew its user base from 6 million to 20 million. GigaOM talked to CEO Phil Libin about the growth and Evernote’s 2012 outlook.

Now part of Evernote, Skitch app will be free

Evernote, the notetaking software program aimed at helping users “remember everything,” has acquired image-sharing app Skitch. The full version of Skitch previously cost $19.99 in the Mac store, but will be free and soon available on “every desktop and mobile platform under the sun.”

Quick Tip: How to Use QuickFox Notes With Google Docs

QuickFox Notes is a great little note-taking add-on for Firefox, packed with an array of features. Its notes can be synced between different machines, and it also works with Simplenote. But by using an extension, you can modify QuickFox Notes to save notes to Google Docs.

Record and Share Handwritten Notes With Livescribe Connect

As much as I like apps like Evernote, I still take a lot of hand-written notes, which is why I was interested in the new interactive “pencasts” available for the Livescribe Echo Smartpen, a digital pen that can record notes on paper and audio.

Copyto.co: Bookmarking and Web Clipping in One

Bookmarking service Copyto.co not only stores the URLs of the pages you want to save; it allows you to save the content on the page in your account, too. That way, if the page changes, you’ll still have the content stored your Copyto.co account.

ResophNotes: Superfast Note-Taking for Windows

I’m a big fan of the superfast note-taking combo of Notational Velocity on my Macbook plus Simplenote on my iPhone.. So I was very happy to discover ResophNotes, a Notational Velocity-like note-taking app for Windows, complete with keyboard shortcuts, incremental search and Simplenote sync.