Frosty Dogs Announces TaskSurfer for the Mac App Store
20 Jan 2011
Posted by Jerad Hill 0 Comment
Redmond, Washington – Frosty Dogs today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the company’s TaskSurfer task management application in the Mac App Store. TaskSurfer, which features seamless synchronization across Macs and mobile devices at home or office, is available for $29.99 (USD) for a limited time in celebration of its App Store release.
“It’s exciting to have TaskSurfer in the Mac App Store,” said Mike Stewart, founder of Frosty Dogs. “Easy-to-use task management with cloud synchronization has been a big hit current users, and I look forward to bringing TaskSurfer to a new audience in the Mac App Store.”
TaskSurfer is a powerful and flexible task manager that fits GTD or tag-based systems, but does not force the casual user into a complicated workflow.
Because a project-based GTD style doesn’t suit everyone, TaskSurfer features a tag browser that lets the user focus on tasks that have been tagged with the user’s custom tags. Tags can be used for categories, time, locations, people, and anything that can be typed. The Tag Browser keeps it all sorted out.
Using Snow Leopard’s Core Location technology, tasks can be assigned to a location-based context, and tasks will be filtered as the Macbook moves from one location to the next. At home, office, or the coffee shop, TaskSurfer will show only the tasks appropriate for the current location.
TaskSurfer also provides the option to synchronize tasks with online task manager Toodledo. Tasks can be kept in-sync across Macs at home and office, and any device that supports syncing with Toodledo. “There was nothing out there for Macs that would do cloud syncing,” says Stewart. “Being restricted to syncing on the same network, and having only one choice for a mobile app, just wasn’t appealing. So TaskSurfer was born.”
* Synchronizes with Toodledo
* Location-based contexts to assign tasks to locations
* Smart folders for customized task views
* Tag Browser to find tasks easily
* Customizable user interface – task views, colors, and sorting
* Written and tested to support VoiceOver for accessibility
* Takes advantage of Snow Leopard features like Core Location and 64-bit processing
Pricing and Availability:
The retail price of TaskSurfer is $29 (US); a 14-day trial of the Pro version (which includes subtasks that the Mac App Store version does not) is available on the company’s website. TaskSurfer requires Mac OS X 10.6 or higher, and runs on any Intel Mac.
Located in Redmond, Washington, Frosty Dogs was founded in 2009 by Mike Stewart. Frosty Dogs has a mission to create something beyond throw-away software profiting on the latest craze, and create consumer and enterprise applications that provide users with productivity gains and the occasional bit of fun. For more information about Frosty Dogs and their applications, please visit their website. All Material and Software (C) 2009-2011 Two Dogs Software, LLC / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, the iPod logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries. TaskSurfer uses the Toodledo API but is not otherwise affiliated with Toodledo.
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