Google Keep, a OneNote competitor, appears and then disappears

It seems someone at Google jumped the gun today by making Google Keep live ahead of schedule. Google Keep, about which many of you must not have heard until now, is brand new note-taking service like Evernote/Microsoft Onenote from the company.

Google Keep was first spotted in google-keep

“Google Keep works a lot like Google Notebook used to. You get a list of notes; you can color-code them, save pictures, and make checklists. You can archive notes, which will send them to a section at the bottom of your list. There’s also a thumbnail view, and this screenshot shows you what the “type note” field looks like when it’s active. For right now, that seems to be about it.” AP noted.

Mentions of a Google Keep Android app were also discovered in the source code, which when released will be available at

This seems to be the icon, which will be used for this new

As per the references found in screenshots posted by official Google+ page, looks like Google has been working on Google Keep before it shut down Google

We expect Google Keep to go live very soon again. We are actively tracking the story and will let your know if anything new appears.

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