Google is giving Contacts a makeover. Google Voice Contacts is being integrated into Contacts for a more seamless user experience. Very soon you will be able to use Google Contacts alone to place calls and send voice SMS. The thought behind the new layout appears to be an attempt at unification of the multiple points for managing your Google Contacts.
Google Plus Circles allow you to organize your contacts and the people you follow into groups.This article provides some ideas on how you could organize your Circles. Keep in mind that neither people you are following, nor people who have you in their Circles, can see what Circle/s you add them to or even that you add them to more than one Circle. So do experiment with Circles!
If you’re an iPhone user who regularly attends conferences and social networks in which you collect business cards, or the names and email addresses of people you meet, you definitely should check out the newly revised and updated free Evernote Hello 2.0. Evernote Hello made it to the list of my top 10 favorite apps of last year. But its 2.0 update deserves a full review for the useful features it now includes.
Facebook makes many aspects of your life more convenient. It’s an easy way to stay in touch, it reminds you of your friends’ birthdays, and it can sync your contacts and Facebook events to your smartphone. And before you know it, you depend on Facebook. Or maybe other people depend on being friends with you on Facebook. Part of this dependence is in Facebook stepping in to manage your contacts.