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LadyHoneyBabe
Apr 18, 2010, 05:51 PM
I need a To Do app that also tracks projects. I was using 2DO and love it, but they don't have an iPad version yet. Does anyone use a To Do app, they like, that also tracks projects?
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gwynne
Apr 18, 2010, 06:03 PM
I'm one of the disgruntled Things iPhone owners that doesn't want to pay $20 for another copy. Unfortunately the ire over the pricing is spilling over into the reviews, so I don't know if the iPad version is even worth looking into. We haven't exactly seen a lot of raves.

There's another "getting things done" to-do platform called toodledo, you might look into that. Ive been using evernote, which is free--turns out you can build todo lists within your notes.

ellenm
Apr 18, 2010, 06:19 PM
There is a Things knock off called Taska that costs $4.99 which supporte projects. It might be worth checking out. It also syncs with Toodledo.

Jaro65
Apr 18, 2010, 06:48 PM
I'm one of the disgruntled Things iPhone owners that doesn't want to pay $20 for another copy. Unfortunately the ire over the pricing is spilling over into the reviews, so I don't know if the iPad version is even worth looking into. We haven't exactly seen a lot of raves.

There's another "getting things done" to-do platform called toodledo, you might look into that. Ive been using evernote, which is free--turns out you can build todo lists within your notes.

Ditto. I'm still just waiting for my iPad 3G, but having already purchased Things for my Mac and iPhone, I'm less than thrilled to pay another $20 to have it on iPad. I doubt I'll do it, since I have my iPhone with me most of the time.

I use Evernote quite a bit. Will check out and see if I could potentially use that as well for my to-do lists.

cheekyjeremy
Apr 18, 2010, 07:02 PM
While I do sympathise with the people that feel annoyed about having to pay again, but the app is great. So from the point of view of what the app quality is like, it's excellent. Maybe the price will drop in time

atr
Apr 18, 2010, 07:07 PM
I bit the bullet and got Things for the iPad since I already had it on my Mac and my iPhone. I'm actually quite happy with the iPad version. For $20 I would much rather have OmniFocus but they don't have an iPad version yet. I'm a GTD'er and think OF works better for that, but Things seem's to be working out just fine, but it's only been a week.

I am using Things for all my work projects/tasks and OF for home. When OF comes out with an iPad specific version I will have to decide which way to go then. My guess is that it will be much more than $20 since that was the price for the iPhone version.

AJsAWiz
Apr 18, 2010, 07:54 PM
I need a To Do app that also tracks projects. I was using 2DO and love it, but they don't have an iPad version yet. Does anyone use a To Do app, they like, that also tracks projects?
:confused:

I like 2do as well. Good news from their web site/forum. I'm going to wait for it :) In the interim I'll continue to use Bento for to do lists on my iPad since I have it anyway.

" Is there an iPad version of 2Do in the works?
Yes there is. We don't currently have an ETA on this though.

We also don't know if this is going to be a simple update of 2Do or a whole new app. At the moment it's obvious we're writing the app from scratch so we may lean towards releasing it as a separate app (will also be easier to maintain and manage). Having said that - we just don't know anything yet :)

You will however see an iPad implementation one way or another, soon.
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Here's the URL
http://www.guidedways.com/kb/article-489.html

bluehaze013
Apr 18, 2010, 08:05 PM
There's a free app called school notes that look really similar to Things, not sure how much different the functionality is. I have just been using note it, its a sticky note app with 6 different bulletin boards that you can categorize and put post it's on. You can then use the bulletin boards as your homescreen or lockscreen. Works really well for what I do.

Things can go to hell for 20 dollars LOL

Edit: actually it's called stick it not note it, sorry.

bpd115
Apr 18, 2010, 08:10 PM
Have a look at EasyTaskPad

iPhoneHome
Apr 18, 2010, 08:18 PM
Have a look at EasyTaskPad

yup. +1

Dillenger
Apr 18, 2010, 08:40 PM
I recently switched for Omni Focus to Things and even though Things has an iPad version an OF does not that was not the main reason. Things, at least for me is much more intuitive, much less cluttered and with a cleaner look. That's not to say OF is bad by anyway, it just wasn't for me.

RobT
Apr 18, 2010, 09:26 PM
+1 on the not happy about the Things price. It's just too expensive at another $19.99.

LadyHoneyBabe
Apr 19, 2010, 12:05 AM
I like 2do as well. Good news from their web site/forum. I'm going to wait for it :) In the interim I'll continue to use Bento for to do lists on my iPad since I have it anyway.

" Is there an iPad version of 2Do in the works?
Yes there is. We don't currently have an ETA on this though.

We also don't know if this is going to be a simple update of 2Do or a whole new app. At the moment it's obvious we're writing the app from scratch so we may lean towards releasing it as a separate app (will also be easier to maintain and manage). Having said that - we just don't know anything yet :)

You will however see an iPad implementation one way or another, soon.
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Here's the URL
http://www.guidedways.com/kb/article-489.html

Thanks. Nice to know they're working on the iPad version and I really hope it's released sometime soon.

sonicboom
Apr 19, 2010, 12:15 AM
I have things for the mac and iphone. It's a nice app but I wont be paying $20 for the ipad version though.

I would rather they make cross-platform support real cheap, and instead make their money on major functional enhancement upgrades (which don't seem to happen).

macpluslaptop
Apr 19, 2010, 07:02 AM
Another Things owner who won't pay the additional fee for ipad version.:mad:

nastebu
Apr 19, 2010, 07:46 AM
I don't have an iPad, but I quite like Things and would pay the $20. Things isn't nearly as elaborate as OmniFocus, but I find that a good quality. There's a free trial of the desktop version, so give it a spin. If the Things system works for you, $20 for a quality app you'll use multiple times a day is a bargain.

None Such
Apr 19, 2010, 08:52 AM
I have Things on my iphone and loved it so I got the iPad version even thought it was a little steep. I still haven't gotten the mac version. How does it integrate if you have all three?

chrisblore
Apr 19, 2010, 09:07 AM
I have Things on my iphone and loved it so I got the iPad version even thought it was a little steep. I still haven't gotten the mac version. How does it integrate if you have all three?

Currently it works over Bonjour syncing by Wifi. If you sync one of your devices, text at the bottom of the window of Things for Mac, reminds you if one of your other devices is out of sync. It has to be said that it works pretty well, as long as you remember to sync both your iPhone and iPad when you are at home. That is the single major problem that I currently have with Things and despite repeated promises, we continue to await their solution for over-the-air syncing.

weenie
Apr 19, 2010, 09:19 AM
Is there any app that syncs over the air automatically like Contacts/Calendar and MobileMe ?

gwynne
Apr 19, 2010, 09:21 AM
Yeah, if they implemented seamless cloud synching (a la Evernote or MobileMe, among many others), I would "probably" begin to consider shelling out.

Oops, to the poster above me: Evernote does, and will sync to your iPhone too. It's not strictly a to-do app although you can build to-do lists (via checkboxes) in your notes.

weenie
Apr 19, 2010, 09:43 AM
...to the poster above me: Evernote does, and will sync to your iPhone too. It's not strictly a to-do app although you can build to-do lists (via checkboxes) in your notes.
Thank you, I will check it out.

FWIW, I was skeptical about MobileMe and now can't imagine synching all my devices manually... :o

AJsAWiz
Apr 19, 2010, 09:52 AM
Thanks. Nice to know they're working on the iPad version and I really hope it's released sometime soon.

Same here :)
I'll be watching for it. :D

AJsAWiz
Apr 19, 2010, 10:01 AM
Have a look at EasyTaskPad

Just installed this. Looks good and does the job! And you can't beat the price :D I'll use this while waiting on 2DO. Heck, just might not need 2DO after all ;)

Thanks!

None Such
Apr 19, 2010, 10:04 AM
Thank you, I will check it out.

FWIW, I was skeptical about MobileMe and now can't imagine synching all my devices manually... :o


hmm..I think I'm going to look into getting us MobileMe. We both have iphones and will both have ipads.

weenie
Apr 19, 2010, 10:17 AM
hmm..I think I'm going to look into getting us MobileMe. We both have iphones and will both have ipads.
We both have iPads, and I have iPhone and Blackberry (work). We share a home Mini-Mac and have our own PC = electronic junkies family :)

I have (work) Outlook sync'ed to MobileMe. So my Blackberry is now auto-sync'ed to 2 iPads, Mini-Mac and all of the PC's (home and work) automatically.

One changes and all change automatically.

BTW, had a quick look into Evernote.. So far don't really understand the difference between that and emailing todo-reminder. Anyway, I will play with it some more later. Thanks for the suggestion...

LadyHoneyBabe
Apr 19, 2010, 11:24 AM
I'm one of the disgruntled Things iPhone owners that doesn't want to pay $20 for another copy. Unfortunately the ire over the pricing is spilling over into the reviews, so I don't know if the iPad version is even worth looking into. We haven't exactly seen a lot of raves.

There's another "getting things done" to-do platform called toodledo, you might look into that. Ive been using evernote, which is free--turns out you can build todo lists within your notes.

Thanks. I looked into Toodledo and it's perfect for what I need. It synchs with the website over the air and also synchs with the 2Do app. So, I just synched everything and didn't have to retype anything to get my projects on my iPad. Again, thank you so much for mentioning it. Now I can patiently wait for 2Do for iPad and just synch everything and I'll be all...well...synched. :D


Problem solved. :apple:

gwynne
Apr 25, 2010, 11:54 AM
Well, I had been trying to use Evernote, but both the iPad and iPhone apps crash so much, and have such limited editing capabilities. So I did another sweep of the available apps, and it seems like not much has changed so far. 2do still doesn't have an iPad app, and Toodledo still seems like a good contender for "getting things done", plus a very reasonably priced, universal app (and cloud syncing to a website), neither of which Things has.

I sprung the $2.99 for Toodledo, and I've got a couple of questions if anyone has feedback.

-Do you use the Toodledo.com premium membership? Do you feel it's worth it?

-Does anyone use Taska as an iPad front-end for toodledo.com instead? Something about this app keeps calling my name, I think it's mostly aesthetic. But I can't get a feel for how much compatibility it actually has with toodledo.com. It would be nice if the dev site listed exactly which elements will sync.

The other problem with Taska is that, like Things, they expect you to buy both ipad and iphone apps while also not providing a good sync method. I'd been thinking of using the toodledoo app on the iPhone and taska on the iPad, with the toodledo.com in between for syncing, but that brings me back around to the question of how well taska actually works with toodledo.com.

Indydenny
Apr 25, 2010, 01:43 PM
I have the pro membership for toodldo and the greatest value to me is the sub-tasks. Other than that, there isn't much (for me).

I also have the Taska app and I like the looks but it is still pretty buggy. For now I'm use the iPad Toodledo app.

normwood
Apr 25, 2010, 01:47 PM
I have the pro membership for toodldo and the greatest value to me is the sub-tasks. Other than that, there isn't much (for me).

I also have the Taska app and I like the looks but it is still pretty buggy. For now I'm use the iPad Toodledo app.

Same story for me. Gives me sub-tasks...which I use all the time. I also use it as a backup. I NEVER actually work with Toodledo online.

Steve

gwynne
Apr 25, 2010, 01:55 PM
Thanks for the feedback so far. I just noticed toodledo has a free trial of the premium features, so I think I'll give that a try and see if I get addicted to subtasks.

After a few hours with the toodledo app on both iPhone and iPad, I'm fairly impressed. Unlike so many apps, it works basically the way you expect it to. And there is consistency across both the apps and the web interface--it is just about equally easy to view and add tasks from any device, even the iPhone. Evernote's device functionality was amazingly limited and very crashy. No crashses so far in toodledo on the iPad, which is downright amazing compared to some of my other apps. :)

Given the fact that this is a universal app backed up by website syncing, this definitely seems to be well worth the three bucks. Given the pricing of Things, it may even be worth grabbing before the price goes up--although they are also subsidized by their premium web memberships, so maybe that won't happen.