Second Gear Software released version 1.6 of Today on Tuesday, fixing some minor bugs and adding natural language parsing to create new events.

Today is a handy utility that fetches data from your iCal calendars, and displays only the events for today in a tidy list on your screen.

Adding an event was simple, thanks to the natural language processing. Typing in Thursday at 9 am or today at 2 pm for the start time or end time of a new event yielded good results.

Bug fixes included improvements to Spaces behavior when in menu-bar mode, and miscellaneous performance tweaks. Version 1.5, released in November, added Growl notifications and alarm support.

Today is $15, universal binary, and available as a 10-day trial. A screencast showing off the software's major features is also available on Second Gear's website.

Steve has reviewed a previous version of Today, and Brett spoke with developer Justin Williams at WWDC last year.

This article was originally published on Tuaw.
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