Any.DO – A Perfect To Do App To Replace Apple Reminders [App Review]

Every version of the Apple’s iOS comes with a default reminders App. For most of us this app will take care of all our reminder related needs. But for some of us who need to some other settings or options other than those provided by the default Apple reminders app this article will be very useful as we will be covering an app, Any.DO which will will help you to organize everything that you do in a day.

Any.DO Review


This is the first screen which will open up when you will launch the application for the first time after installing it from the Apple store. As you can see the application has one button Sign-in with facebook and three at the bottom Skip, Log in and Register. You ca either choose to log in with facebook and sync your facebook reminders also with this app or you can just skip this and go on using this app in a normal mode.


As soon as you will click skip you will be navigated to this screen automatically. The screen says Today and it also describes all the things that you can do like :-

Pull down to create a new task :- As soon as you pull the screen down you will get the option to create a task or a reminder either by typing it using the keyboard as you can see below or


you can also tap on the blue mic on the left hand corner and the screen will be modified like below shown and you can then dictate your task and the app will make a note of it.


Pull down and hold to start talking :- When you will do this the above screen will appear automatically so that you don’t have to tap on any mic to make it happen and then you can just say what you need to be reminded off and it will do it for you.

Tap to add reminder or share :- If you need to create a reminder or a priority task you can do it using the Priority or a Reminder button. You can also share something with your friends on Facebook or Twitter from here using the share button.


Tap and hold to drag me around :- This is just to explain the feature that is available in the app. You can add the task and then hold it to to move it up or down the list as show below.


Swipe to the right to complete :- You can simply swipe to the right if you have completed the task and it will get striked off from the list as you can see below.


Similarly you have options to add the tasks or reminders for Tomorrow and This Week. When you will tap on the ‘=’ sign at the bottom of the screen below option will come up Date, Folder and Done. Just to the bottom right there is a settings button also. The Date Option will show you all the tasks that you have for the current date. The Folder option will show you all the Folders that you have made as well as all the task for the different folder types. Done will show you all the tasks that you have done or that you have striked off after doing.


When you will tap on the settings button in the bottom right  the below screen will open. The folders option will give you an option to make a New Folder in addition to what you already have. Theme will change the current theme of the app. Then there is a Sounds, Feedback and Sing in option.


The app will help you to capture all the things that you want to do in a day also make sure that you get them done. The features like drag and drop to plan your agenda, swipe off a task to mark it as complete and shake your phone to clear the completed task feels just awesome. The app syncs with all your devices, you can also share with your friends, family and colleagues. Instead of just typing in you can also tap the microphone icon and say what you want to do and it will automatically get converted into text.

Other Similar Good Apps For Reminders

1. Do – Task Manager (with Dropbox support)

The app is very easy to use and user friendly.. You can add the tasks easily, plan tasks in progress, filter tasks and also setup alerts and reminders. You can also share your tasks via facebook or twitter. You can even Email and SMS your tasks. The app supports landscape mode. You can swipe to delete the completed tasks.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

2. Wunderlist

This mobile app comes for both iPhone as well as iPod touch which will help you to organize your to-do lists on the go and synchronize them with your Wunderlist account. You can also view and modify your task on Windows, Mac, Linux or iPad and the web. App offers Cloud sync and share with your friends and colleagues. It offers push notifications and email reminders. You can also prioritize, personalize and organize the application according to your convenience.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

3. Astrid Tasks/To-do List

This application will help you to keep your life organized and meet all the deadlines, reminders, birthdays and lists. The app also allows you to access your tasks anywhere with automatic syncing across your phone. The app also allows you to collaborate with your friends and loved ones. The app also allows you to divide the task if you are planning a trip with your friends. The app will also remind your friends so that you don’t have to do it. Astrid offers cloud sync, push notifications and voice recognition. You can also share your tasks and lists over Email, Facebook and Twitter. You can add notes, set multiple priorities, calendar and calendar integration.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

4. Way of Life – The Ultimate Habit Maker & Breaker

This app will allow you to invest less than a minute daily to track, identify and change your habits with with the Apps unique red/green color system. When you will collect more information you will be able to easily spot the positive and negative trends in your lifestyle using the trend chart about your daily habits. or whatever is important to you. The app also provides you with readable charts and trend lines so that you can analyze the data in the better way. You can also share your charts with your friends. The app also has the note taking capability. The app is user-customizable and also provides you with the daily reminders. The app also has additional features like export to Dropbox, email, or another app as either as a CSV or Excel file. The also has features like passcode lock and multi language support.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

5. Orchestra To-do

This app is your to-do list that’s connected to everyone’s life. It helps you to stay organized with reminders, recurring tasks, real-time sync and voice capture. The main power of the app is how it connects your colleagues, family and friends to get the things done. The app also allows you to chat with your collaborators, share an entire list and get real time status updates. The app is great for couples, families, small teams and individuals as well. The app can give you recurring reminders for paying the bills, remembering birthdays, making grocery list and sharing them with your family members or roommate. You can also plan an event such as a vacation, party or a dinner and stay organized.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

6. Do it (Tomorrow)

If you are like me who who want to put today’s tasks to do for tomorrow then this is the app for you. If you are planning a week the app will allow you to push the reminders from one day to the other. The app has a full virtual todo notebook experience, fastest todo entry and a simple interface. The app also allows you to customize your alerts, sounds and font settings.

Our Rating: 4.0/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

7. Alarmed ~ Reminders, Timers, Alarm Clock

The app is an all in one alarm app which provides you with pop-up reminder alerts with robust repeat scheduling, flexible snooze and full customization, pop up timers with custom messages, count up/countdown and pause, alarm clock that is built in this app has access to iTunes playlists and built in melodies, sleep timers, fade-in and a fullscreen clock panel with over 80 high-quality sounds included.

Our Rating: 5.0/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

8. Minimalist To Do List

The app can be used to quickly add, remove, delete, complete and reorder tasks. You can also create multiple list or use only a single one. You can add detailed note for each task and assign a due date and set a reminder for it. You can also Email the to do list to your self and customize the app in various ways. The app also allows you to sync to iCloud and customize your alerts, sounds and font settings.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

9. To Do

This app is a very simple, free To-do list manager. It provides barebones task management. you can add, order and manage your to do items. Basic priority and note support add some extra functionality to this tool. It has due dates and you can also sort your items. A new needs attention priority and pre-format is present in this app which will start before the time set by you in the settings of this app. The app also allows you to customize your alerts, sounds and font settings.

Our Rating: 3/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link

10. Todo Lite

Now control your To-do list on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and the Mac. The app helps you to keep your tasks up to date on all your devices by providing the versatile sync options. The app has support for Dropbox and iCloud. The app provides multiple reminder alerts, checklists, passcode protection, landscape support, starred tasks, quick task addition, notes on tasks with clickable phone numbers and URL’s, multi-select feature to manage multiple tasks, full calendar view for choosing dates, drag and drop sorting, integration with phone, Email, Contacts and SMS. It also has GTD support with tags and context, task sharing via Email, Customizable App Badge, printing and TextExpander.

Our Rating: 3/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link


According to me Any.DO app is the best option in terms of features, GUI and its user friendliness if you are looking for applications in this category. You can also try out the other applications that i have mentioned Other Similar Good Apps. If you have any comments about the applications that i have discussed in this post or if you find any other application for the same purpose apart from the ones that i have listed then please let us know about your reviews from the comments section.

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link


Send Pre Composed Emails on iPhone Quickly With Canned Mail

A few months back we have reviewed an app called as Canned with which one can save custom text message templates and then send them quickly to multiple people. It was a paid and but quite helpful when it comes to fast texting. Today we have another app called as Canned Mail from the same developer and we are going to review it.

As the name suggests it is an app which lets you compose emails and save them as templates. These templates can later be used and sent to multiple users at the same time. The major difference between Canned and Canned Mail is that the latter is free which means you can compose templates for free and email them whenever you want that too without spending even a single penny.

The main interface of the image is like what you see in the image below. No settings, nothing , all you get is a + button on the right to add templates and an edit button to delete pre-composed emails.


Tap on the Add(+) button and you will be directed to the next page where you have to fill in the subject that will be the title of your template.


If you want to fill in the To, CC and BCC sections while adding the title, tap on the button present in the middle of the screen towards the right(The button just above the keyboard on the right-see the image above)


After filling all the desired areas press the DONE button and your template will be saved. I have create a couple of email templates for you.


Now sending an email will be even more convenient as you just need to tap on the template and if the To, CC and BCC sections are already filled, hit send and that’s it. It would hardly take 10 seconds trust me.


App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4 or later.

Conclusion: The application is extremely productive and best to send emails when you are busy and cannot type messages

Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: Free| Visit App Store Link To Install It

[ This App Comes For Android – No, Download Similar App From Here ]


Backup Upload iPhone Contacts, Photos And Videos On Internet Using iDrive App

iCloud has been a great addition to the Apple services and the fact that it syncs apps installed on device with another, is simply brilliant. Now iCloud does have a limited space to offer initially but if the user wishes to pay more, he or she can get an extra amount of space to backup more data. Of the plenty of interesting online data backup apps, we will be reviewing one today.

iDrive, you must have heard the name, is a known online data backup service and is available for iPhone too. Called as iDrive Online Backup, the app is free for download.

You need to signup for iDrive when you start the app. So you need to have a valid email address. Once you are through the first screen, you have My Files,Account Info and help sections. Enter My File.


Now the app asks for the tyupe of Encryption you prefer. One can either go with the default encryption or can set an encryption key of his  or her choice by tapping on Private Encryption.


The next screen has My iPhone Backup tab at the top. Beside this you have the forward button, at the top right corner, which can be used for backup and folder management. At the bottom you have four buttons. First one from the left is for adding a new folder, the second for accessing the list of favorite/ backup files-it is more like a shortcut. The third button is to be used to refresh the list of backups and the last button is to view the image files, if there are, in a particular folder.


Now coming backup to the backup feature, tap on My iPhone Backup. The next screen has three sub-sections: Contacts, Photos and Videos. This is the point where the backing up of files will begin from.


To backup contacts to the server, enter Contacts and the app will automatically ask for making a backup.


Press Yes and voila, all your contacts are backed up.


Similarly you can enter the Photos tab and you can backup all your photos. You will also get the option to select particular files from the gallery and capturing live photos.


You can see all the pictures under Photos. See here I am selecting the pictures I wish to upload to iDrive.


To delete, restore or share the backed up pictures, you have to use the forward button that will show up at the top right corner under Photos.


One can also view the progress of the content which is being uploaded.


To logout iDrive or know how much data you are currently using, you can go back to the main screen and enter the Account Info section.


Other Salient Features Of iDrive Online Backup

  • Browse through files and folders in your IDrive account
  • Read documents, watch videos and listen to music
  • Share files and folders with anyone
  • Backup contacts and items in the Camera Roll

App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Conclusion: I Like the app but there a few issues as well. One common issue is that the files would disappear which can be made appear again by logging out and logging back in.

Our Rating: 3.5/5 | Price: $9.99 | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android – Yes, Download It From Here ]

Similar Apps

  • CrashPlan: A brilliant data backup app. It has a unique feature of backing up data from your device to your friend’s computer. This helps you save some storage space and is exclusive to CrashPlan.
  • SOS Online Backup: A good app which is easy to use. Interestingly it also lets you backup your Music over the servers.
  • MiMedia: An app designed for media backup only. It include music and videos. Disappointingly you cannot backup your contacts with it. Also it is an old app and does not support multitasking.
  • Carbonite: It is one of the best backup services out there but unfortunately it does not offer any free storage space and one could find it a bit expensive to use. But overall a brilliant app.

Add Caption, Annotate, Edit iPhone Pictures With Evernote Skitch

Evernote is a great note making app and developers of the same have come up with similar and great applications like Evernote Food, Evernote Hello etc. Skitch is another interesting application from the Evernote group that lets you play around with pictures. With skitch you can annotate and edit pictures with sheer convenience and loads of fun.

The more you explore this app, the more you will like it. A simple interface and impressive functionality are the key characteristics that makes editing and annotating much more interesting. You can download it for free from the android market and install it.

The main page has three sections, Camera, Photos and New. If you want to take a fresh picture and then edit it, tap on camera. If you want to edit a previously taken picture click on photos. If you want to have a fresh blank white page to express your creativity, tap on the new page button on the extreme right.

Evernote SKitch Android

This is the editing interface where you have a number of buttons at the top as well as at the bottom. Starting from the extreme left of the bottom pane you have the colour button first where you can select the colour of the pen and also its size.

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With the next button you can choose between two types of pens: the standard and the other with an a. They both have a different effect which you distinguish while writing with your finger. The next button with an arrow, is for typical annotating purpose as you can indicate objects or people with arrows.

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The fourth button with a pointing finger is for reorienting already added text and arrows. You can select it first and then tap on an added arrow or text and then move it across the the picture to place it anywhere else. With the ‘a’ button you can add text to your picture and can also choose the colour of stroke. With the last button on the bottom right corner you can choose between straight line, square and circle, whichever you wish to create.

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Coming to the top of the screen you again have five buttons. The first one is for Home to go back to the main screen. With the second button you can crop a picture according to your wish.

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The trash button is to discard the current picture and open a new page. The next button to the right with an arrow is for redo and undo actions.

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When you are done annotating or editing the picture you can share the same using the button at the top right corner.

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App Requirements: Compatible with android devices. Requires android 1.6 and later.

Conclusion: Lovely interface and lovely features but I wish I had even more features

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Android Market Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For iPad – Yes, Download It From Here ]


iVoice Reminder Provides Location Based Voice Alerts Reminder For iPhone, iPad

Its been some time I was looking for location based voice alerts reminder app for iphone, the default reminder app is good but it does not allow you to set the radius or range of kilometer or miles to that the reminder get active once you are close to that location, also it does not speak out a voice alert when reminder message pops up.

location based voice reminder

iOS 5 reminders is one of the great feature which I enjoy in my iphone after upgrading to ios 5 is reminders, as normally I forget a lot of things so I normally make a to do list with the new reminder app which comes in ios 5, as this default reminder app in ios5 so I decided to find some alternate solution for this problem. 

After some searching I found this great app for iphone, which allows you to add voice or audio alert clubbed with the location based reminders, this way for me atleast this app completes the entire picture of iphone reminders, may be apple in future versions of default reminder app will add the voice alert as well.

iVoice-Reminder which basically let us create voice and text reminders based on our geographical position with defined radius and title as shown in the image below.


After adding a reminder you can use to multiple times by turning it status off or on as you see in the image above. As if the status is on the it will remind you every time when you are near by that location for which you set the reminder.

Below is the screen capture where you can record audio note with a reminder which gets played when you location reminder pops up as shown in the image below.


Each reminder consists of a title , location which you can search on google maps, the near by alarming radius in miles or in kilometer, a voice tag and description which is optional.


Here is how you can easily search for any location without visiting the same and mark the reminder there.


On the home screen of this app you will see the list of reminders added as shown in the image below, if you see the green dot with that reminder that means that reminder is on.


The video below will help you understand how this app actually works.

App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Conclusion: I love this app as I have used it on iPhone, the only negative would be some lag in finding the location on google maps interface inside the app.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit App Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android –No ]

If you are looking for some other voice reminder app which may or may not be location based for yoru iphone then you can try out VoCal, Voice Reminding or Voice Secretary


Windows Phone Type Notifications On Android Phones

Recently we had covered iPhone type push notifications on Android which is a great free app and in this we bring you something similar yet different. Today we will review an app with which you can have Windows Phone 7 type of notifications on your android device. Interesting enough? It surely is.

WP7 Notifications Plus is a paid app that brings you the closest possible windows phone7 type of notifications experience to your android device. Be its twitter, facebook, message, phone or any installed app, WP7 Notifications Plus works well for all and is very impressive.

Once you download the app and install it, you have to activate the service by going into settings<accessibility service< WP7 Notifications Service or by opening the app, clicking on activate service , checking on the box corresponding to WP7 Notifications Service and then pressing confirm.

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Once the service is active you can ensure it by opening the app from the app drawer. In the same, under Monitoring, you can check on the corresponding boxes of the apps you wish to receive the notifications for including missed calls.

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Scroll down the page and you have an Other apps section from where you can select the installed apps for which you want to enable these notifications.

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On the same page you have several other options. From Timeout you can set the number of seconds for which you want the notifications to be displayed.

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Then you have Time Format to set the format as 12 hour or 24 hour and even hide time display.

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Under Position you can choose the position of the notifications, whether you want it below the status bar, on top of it or at the bottom.

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Under Color you can even set the color of the notification pop-up from a set of stock color options.

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Scroll down more and you can enable shadows, animations, alternate 2 line layout. Apart from these you also have a couple of wakeup and vibration options which you can configure.

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At last this is what the notifications would look like. To remove a notification you just need to place your finger on the notification pop-up and slide it to either side. Or in simple words you just need to throw it towards any side..

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The app here is used along with WindowsPhone7 launcher to give that windows phone feel.

WindowsPhone7 Type notifications android

The notifications look stunning on the lockscreen as well and I hope you would not mind spending some money for it.

App Requirements: Compatible with android devices. Requires android 2.1 or later.

Conclusion: Very well made app and worth a buy.

Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: $2.33/Rs.116.59 | Visit Android Market Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For iPhone – No  ]


Any.Do To Do List Lets You Easily Add Tasks And Set Them As Reminders

I believe if i had to choose one good To Do list app i would go with the one we are going to review today. It is named as Any.DO and is one brilliant intuitive, gesture based To-Do app that will surely be liked by you.

It has all the features one would expect from a good to-do app and includes capturing tasks using voice or text, organizing & syncing but the most amazing thing about is that it is free.

Pretty clean is the interface and using it is just fun. There are sections on the main page for Today, Tomorrow, This Week and Later. To add a task you can enter the text in the “I want to” space and press the + button or you can also press the mic present on the left and can speak out what is in your mind.

AnyDo To Do List Android

Once you have added a couple of tasks you can can further get into the detailed options like Priority, Folder, Reminder, Notes and Share, by tapping on a task. To change the title of the task tap on the task and press edit present on the right. To organize the tasks drag & drop it with your finger and in order to delete a task or mark it as complete swipe your finger across the text.

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To set the priority of a task as high, tap on the task and from the options hit Priority and you would see an indicator next to the initials of the task title. To categorize the task into a folder you can press Folder and choose from the existing folders or can create a new one.

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To set the reminder for the task, go to Reminder and set the date and time.

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Additional notes can be added to a task from the Notes section.

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You can also share it with your friends from the Share section.

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You can access the main settings of the app by pressing the menu key of your device. From here you can sort the tasks by date, folder and priority. You can also clear the tasks or sync your google tasks with the app.

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Additional options can be accessed from the more section under settings. Here you get the choice to enable/ disable, shake and missed call features. You also have the option to change the theme from white or dark. Further reminder sounds can be changed and you can also backup your tasks and settings.

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The app also has home screen widgets which are helpful in keeping a track of your tasks and adding new tasks.

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App Requirements: Compatible with android devices. Requires android 2.2 or later.

Conclusion: Really clean and wonderful to-do list managers ever made

Our Rating: 5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Android Market Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For iPhone – No , Download Similar App From Here ]


Useful To Do Task Reminder App For Android

Astrid, one of the potent app developers, has come up with an award winning To-Do manager for Android which has all the features one would expect from it. By far it is one of the simplest android to do task manager and has been liked by many.

As seen below in the image, the app’s main interface consists of a list of all the tasks. So when you open the app you would not have to access a particular list, instead the very first screen will display all the tasks.

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With the top left button present on the main screen, you can access the lists, tasks and filters. To add a new filter or create a new custom list press the corresponding + New button. You can also manage the uncategorized tasks into a list from here.

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To add a task to a new task in a particular list or as uncategorized, on the main screen, type in the task title at the bottom and press the + button next to it.

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Once a task has been added, you can tap on it once to access more options like edit, share and timer.

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To copy or delete a particular task just long press on it and you will see the desired options.

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The Edit option is the most important one as from there a number of amazing features can be enabled. Under edit you have four section, basic, share, alarms and more. Under Basic you can edit the title, set the importance, set the deadline along with an alarm, categorize the task into a list and also add important notes to it. From share you can send the task to a particular email.

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Under alarms you can set alarm notifications for due task and overdue task. Ring or Vibration type can also be set here.

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Under More you can hide a particular task, set the length of the time and can even set the time you have spent on a task. You can create a calendar event for the same from here only.

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When the alarms goes on for a particular task it will be seen in the notification area. In order to snooze the alarm or stop it you can open the task from here.

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When a task has been completed you can press the checkbox on the left, to mark it as done.

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Additional options can be opened by pressing the menu key. From Sort & Hidden you can filter the list by completed, deleted and hidden tasks and can also sort the list by due date, importance etc. By Sync Now option you can sync your list with, Google Tasks and Producteev. Further under settings you can change the color theme, change the size of the task list, make backups, change reminder settings etc.

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App Requirements: Compatible with all android devices. Requires android 1.6 or later.

Conclusion: Good app. Has many interesting features.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: Free | Visit Android Market Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For iPhone – No, Download Similar App (Evernote) For Here]


iPhone Keyboard For People With Keys Bigger Fingers

Convenience has always been a major concern for smart phone users and there is no other phone except iPhone which understands this and in fact all the apple devices are the best in their segments. If we talk about the keyboard of apple devices in specific, they are no different from any other smart phone’s keyboard, though iOS one is more sensitive and accurate.

But considering the size of the keyboard it is quite average which makes it hard for people with big fingers to type on it. One would intend to type a and instead s will come up and it reoccurs over time. So even if one is in love with an apple device because of its features, he or she may not feel confident with the keyboard.

Now such users need not worry as Big Finger Keyboard has arrived. This application is unique as it contains big buttons instead of the typical small ones. Since apple does not allow replacing the stock keyboard, the keyboard needs to be opened as an app. The concept of this keyboard is that one who is facing problems while typing on the stock keyboard can use this app to type in the text and then copy or cut-paste the same text in the desired space in any other app.

The interface has five buttons on the top, new, save, saved texts, settings and mail. The first buttons opens up a new text page, the second button can be used to save a typed text. As you can se the keyboard has two characters on one button with the first being white while the other red. Taking an example of the first QW button, you can type Q by tapping the button once and to enter W press the button twice. In simple terms the letter in white can be entered by pressing once whereas the red character will come only when you press twice.


The third button on the top opens a list of all the saved texts. This can also be used to save some notes as it would be quick to type through this app.


Under settings you can alter the double click speed and also enable or disable click sounds. The last button on the top is the mail button which can be used directly to open a new email so that you can copy text from Big Finger Keyboard and then paste it in the mail.


Special characters and numbers can be accessed by pressing the eject button at the bottom.


Under landscape view the button positioning changes a bit making it easier to type.


App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

Conclusion: The keyboard is nice and is only productive in case you you are willing to type a couple of paragraphs. For smaller texts one would feel faster enough.

Our Rating: 3/5 | Price: $1.99 | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android –No , Download Similar App For Android From here ]


iPhone – Update Facebook, Twitter Status Using Voice Without Siri

Vlingo is a brilliant voice assistant and why I called it brilliant is because with it you can create emails and text messages, find locations on map, sear web, make calls and update your social websites just by using your VOICE. That’s true and this virtual assistant does all this very efficiently. After installing the app on your device it will guide you through the functionality of it and for your convenience I have added a picture of the keywords you will have to speak to activate a function.


A big button saying Press & Speak is provided on the interface which you have to press while giving a command.


After you have given a command, release the button and the app will think for a second and will take the said action.


To call someone from your address book, press the button and say CALL and the name of the person and if the app feels confident it will automatically make a call otherwise will open the contact page for you to take the next action.


For Texting say TEXT followed by the contact name, then Message followed by the message body. For example, Text Rahul Message How are you?.In the example the app will automatically select Rahul as recipient and will add the message How are you?. For a longer message you can press the mic button on the SMS screen and speak the rest of the message.


For Emailing, say EMAIL followed by the name of the person, SUBJECT followed by the subject and then MESSAGE followed by the message.


To search a location on the Map say FIND Followed by the place or location. If the app is less confident about what you have spoken it will show a couple of suggestions.


You can also search something on the web by saying SEARCH then the keyword.


Updating your facebook and twitter is very easy with this app as you have to say FACEBOOK UPDATE followed by the update message.


If you wish to access a particular feature and don’t want to use the common press & speak button, press Apps on the top right corner and then you can manually do a part of the task.


From the settings on the main screen, which can be accessed by the wrench button at the bottom of the screen, you can change the language, apply profanity filter, enable or disable signatures for emails, enable auto-listen for incoming emails and messages while in car etc.


Below is a video demo done with vlingo app which will help you see these things in action.

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You can also do all this with Dragon Dictation app for iphone, which can also lets you update facebook, twitter using voice. but its available only in US app store, you can get it here

App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

Conclusion: Wonderful app, listened really well to me and was accurate to an appreciable extent. The more you use it , the better it becomes over time. Must download one

Our Rating: 4.5/5 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android –Yes , Download VLingo App For Android From here ]