Post Thumbnail

Astrid was acquired by Yahoo earlier this year, and now the web component of the task manager will go offline in a few weeks. Astrid sent out an email to all customers informing them that the cloud-based service would shut down on August 5. To help customers move to another task manager, Astrid i...

July 8th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Under new CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo has been working on expanding the services it offers across multiple platforms and its latest move on that front is the acquisition of Astrid. The Astrid Tasks and To-do list app is a popular productivity manager on Android and iOS, particularly notable for its t...

May 1st 2013 at 7:42pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

6Wunderkinder today introduced a new Pro option in its popular to-do app, Wunderlist. The new Wunderlist Pro moves the task manager towards small business use by adding features that focus on team collaboration. Wunderlist Pro now lets users share their workloads by assigning tasks to colleag...

April 25th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

A few weeks ago I purchased Things 2 when it was on sale in the Mac App Store. I've used the demo before and have always enjoyed the simplicity of the Things interface and the power of its tagging system. One difficulty that I faced with Things is its closed environment, which keeps all your tasks...

February 15th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Projectbook is an interesting take on a notebook/diary/todo/task manager for the iPad. It is project oriented, so it's useful for something like building a toolshed, setting up a company meeting or lots of daily tasks. It allows you to have all your notes, photos, audio and documents in one plac...

August 3rd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Microsoft has made clear that Metro-style apps will be "suspended" when they aren't the foremost app that's running, enabling the associated CPU to divert its power to more... shall we say, pressing matters. But for those wondering about memory in the aforesaid scenario, there's an entire post now...

April 17th 2012 at 8:46pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We got a taste of Windows 8 back at D9, but the real bounty is waiting in Anaheim. The company's kicking off its Build conference with a full-on developer preview of its next major desktop operating system, still code-named Windows 8 for the time being. According to Steven Sinofsky -- president of...

September 13th 2011 at 12:05pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Apps like Things and OmniFocus are (still) the big contenders for your task-management dollars, but there are plenty of fresh ideas popping up from "smaller" developers. For example, ThinkingCode just released an exciting public beta: version 2 of Dejumble, their entry into the task manager market....

April 27th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments

The Omni Group just released OmniFocus 1.6, and it's a big, big update. Current users are going to be pleased, even if they don't bother to page through the extensive list of new features and fixes in the release notes. I've never said anything to the contrary, but this is proof that Omni is listeni...

March 13th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments