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I'm a pretty keen amateur cook; perhaps unusually so (I have a sparsely updated food blog, Objection: Salad!, if you want to see the gory details). However one aspect of my cookery that is probably utterly typical is running low on inspiration for the daily grind of weekday dinners. I've been t...

January 4th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Weave is a simple iPhone app (free) for managing those personal and business projects all in one place. It's kind of a super to-do list, and while there are plenty of those on offer both free and paid in the App Store, there is plenty to like about Weave. The app is from Intuit, the company that...

November 29th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Realmac software announced today that its popular to-do manager Clear has made its way from the iPhone to Mac OS X. The Mac version shares the same simple interface as the iPhone version, with a UI that's optimized for a trackpad instead of touch. The OS X version was released alongside a maj...

November 8th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Cultured Code has released Things 2, an update to its Things task manager, including the very, very long-awaited cloud sync capability. Did we mention that we've been waiting for it for awhile? The best news is that unlike rival The Hit List, cloud support is free on Things 2. Things 2 is a m...

August 9th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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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
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Clear made a big splash when it was first introduced because the interface was a bold experiment in user interaction. Instead of icons and buttons for functions, most of Clear's interface relies on gestures, or sliding and pinching items to make things happen. It wasn't for everyone, although i...

April 23rd 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Last month, Remember the Milk published a quick tutorial showing their customers how to use Siri's voice control with the Reminders app and CalDAV to send tasks to RTM. A slightly different Siri workaround can be used by iOS owners to send their tasks to other third-party to-do apps. All you need...

November 9th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We're looking at apps that aren't games this week, and today's selection is Any To Do. It's a little pricey, but might be worth it for the right user. I use the excellent 2Do on my iPad, but Any To Do is nice as well. While it lacks a little bit of the syntactic sugar that 2Do has, it does us...

October 18th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Most of us have a love-hate affair with task management apps. We hate the fact that we have to use them, but love the fact that some of them really help us get stuff done. iProcrastinate, a free task manager for the Mac aims to fall into the love category. iProcrastinate helps you avoid its n...

September 20th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Wasabi is another in a crowded market of "to do" apps, aiming to keep your to do lists handy across iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. There are a number of novel twists keeping Wasabi worth a look for your listmaking needs. The most unique feature are text files which become quicklists, a preset sel...

July 25th 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments