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2 Task Manager Apps: Choose the Features You Can Live Without

Aug 26, 2010, 14:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack M. Germain)

"Today, if you're in need of a task manager application, you're looking at a category filled -- perhaps even overfilled -- with options. If you carry a smartphone, you probably have a to-do list app in your pocket already.

"Gone are the days when Linux users had to panic over finding a suitable clone for Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) Outlook like Evolution. Web-based services like Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) provide calendars and to-do lists that sync with multiple computers and smartphones.

"That said, I prefer a desktop to-do app that is easily transported to my multiple computers. I found two good possibilities with gToDo List and Tasque. The Basics

"The gToDo List, a Gnome desktop app, creates multiple lists, sets alarm notifications when tasks are due, automatically purges completed tasks if you desire, exports tasks to HTML format and sorts them according to priority. This app also shows the upcoming due date or status of tasks and can highlight or hide your tasks until their due time is reached."

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