Google Voice is now open to all. If you don't have one of their free accounts, get one. I've written about it a lot here and will be writing more soon. There are some good tips in that link for new Google Voice users.
Evernote is now two years old. I wanted to make their Meetup last night in DC, but the press of other engagements, don't you know. I've also written a lot of good tips about it, including my most read post "Your First Day with Evernote".