We daily see various apps to simplify our lives with improved productive options. When it comes to managing tasks there are plenty of apps available for all platforms. In this article, we are discussing a decent GTD (getting things done) app with a primary focus on simplicity. The latest productivity apps usually coming in multi-platform team collaboration over the cloud. Things 3 is a cleanly organized productive app designed for Apple ecosystem.
With various options combined with an elegant design, Things 3 can make your life much easier with an effective task management. All you have to do is adding the to-do-list to the application and marking them when they are done. If you are lazy that you are not even ready to check the to-do-list, no worries, Things will remind you with a notification.
The simplicity of the design is the asset for Things 3. The app has a beautiful and minimalistic user interface and flexible task management. It is a must have GTD app for every Mac, iPhone and iPad user.
Today, we are going to have a look at this amazing to-do-list app and all of its features and functions. Like always, we will be sharing our insights and conclusion on the product. So, without wasting your time, let’s have a deep look at the all-new Things 3.
The All-New Design
Everything is new with the Things 3 including the design. In the latest design update, the things team introduced so many new features such as a function to Section the Tasks with Headings, new Checklist options, redesigned Quick find, etc. The new design looks absolutely simple but still provides all the functionalities and features at the fingertips. To add a new task all you have to is either clicking on the floating plus button at the bottom right corner or drag and drop it to the desired position of the task. As simple as that.
In terms of the design, the new update definitely worth a try. The most catchy thing about the new revised design is the combination of simplicity and functionality. You should give it a try.
If you are a busy person who has a lot of tasks needs to be done each and every week, it would be difficult to scroll through all of those hectic tasks. As a solution to this problem, the Things 3 coming with a calendar view where you can easily switch to the desired date and view the tasks. Like I already mentioned, if you are a busy person with a lot of tasks, this featured could be a lifesaver.
The Magic Plus Button
Yes, you heard it right. There is a magic Plus button in the new update that lets you easily add new tasks to your list. Either tap it or drag and drop the button to the desired position where you are planning to add a task. Then simply fill out the required info. That’s it, the magic of adding a task is completed. We really liked this feature which many of the competitors missed. So, the new Things 3 scored here.
For those who have a lot of tasks on their list, it could be difficult to find a certain task and leverage its details. However, in the Things to-do-list app, you do not have to worry about it. The quick find option lets you quickly search for a task in your to-do-list and navigate to it. Just like a website searching functionality that lets you find a certain article on the site. Quick and easy but yet effective.
In Anytime, you can add the tasks that have no deadline or time frame.
We are all lazy, including me. But if you have this app installed, you do not have to worry about your laziness. Just like a personal secretary, Things will keep pushing you to do the job with the reminder functionality. I hope you are not that much lazy to ignore the reminders sent by the application. Once the time has reached, the application will trigger a popup message on your screen if you are using the MacOS, or a notification on your iOS devices. So, you do not have to worry about forgetting your parties or meetings.
Compatible with MacOS and iOS
If you own an iPhone and a MacBook, you do not have to worry about downloading two separate to-do-list applications for them. Things 3 is compatible with both MacOS and iOS devices. So, purchasing a single license will enable the unlimited access to the Things app from any of the iOS or MacOS devices you own.
Apple Watch Integration
- Simple and Elegant design
- Very easy to adjust the tasks
- A quick search function to find tasks
- The application is not free
After testing the application on our Apple devices, we reached a conclusion that the product worths a try. Especially if you are a person who is well-organized or planning to make your life organized, this is a perfect to-do-list application that you can choose. The interface is simple, features are useful, and has nothing special to mention as a con except it costs something. For the MacOS license, it costs around $49.99, for iPhone and iWatch, it costs $9.99, for iPad, the price is $19.99.
Considering the ease of use and the usefulness of the functions, it worths the price. So, the next time you wanted to try a to-do-list app on your Apple devices, be sure to remember Things 3.
Things 3 Review
Things 3 is one of the best to-do-list applications with a perfect design-feature combo.