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iPhone Buzz: OmniFocus and Things

iPhone Buzz: OmniFocus and Things

October 12, 2009
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" these two power apps each provide useful form and function "

This month, iPhone Buzz presents a pair of popular task managers; both of which seek to make your life easier and more productive: OmniFocus and Things.

According to The Omni Group, its OmniFocus for the iPhone brings task management to your fingertips; allowing users to keep track of actions by project, place, person, or date: for example, users may bring up a shopping list, agenda items to discuss at work, tasks for home, or any other lists they need.

"Using your location, OmniFocus can create a custom list of actions to complete nearby," stated a company rep. "Buying groceries? OmniFocus can show you the closest grocery store and create an instant shopping list."

Users can capture tasks anywhere, anytime with OmniFocus, by entering text, taking a picture, or making a quick voice recording.

"OmniFocus for iPhone and iPod touch works great as a stand alone application or in conjunction with OmniFocus for Mac," the rep added. "It's easy to sync your OmniFocus data between multiple Mac computers and your iPhone using your iDisk if you're a MobileMe subscriber or a by using a generic WebDAV server."

OmniFocus is available from the iPhone App Store for $19.99, with international pricing available.

"Things" from Cultured Code, also for the iPhone and iPod touch, claims to be the most popular paid to-do/task manager in the App Store.

"Things is a beautifully focused and amazingly intuitive task manager. Other task managers either oversimplify or are too difficult to use. Either way you are not getting stuff done," stated a company spokesperson. "Things instead has the right balance between ease of use and powerful features. You can even sync wirelessly with the desktop version of Things using Wi-Fi."

"With Things' elegance and beautiful design, procrastinating never looked less attractive," he added.

According to the company, Things allows users to collect new to-dos in the Inbox and offers a daily to-do list, along with a "next" list which contains anything you want to do as soon as you get to it, as well as a scheduling function for tasks to be performed at a later date — and for planning possible tasks even further out in the future, a "someday" mode has users covered.

Offering a slick design and impressive feature set, Things can help on-the-go users take control over their daily responsibilities and more.

If you're an iPhone user in the market for a personal secretary that you can keep in your pocket, these two power apps each provide useful form and function: check them out and see if one fits your needs.


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