January 6, 2010 in Software (E)
[prMac.com] Evansville, IN - Second Gear is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Today 2.0, the latest version of its popular calendaring application Today. Today makes it easy to get a one day snapshot view of your upcoming events and tasks in a compact window. No iCal required. With this major upgrade, users can see upcoming events on their schedule for the next day.
Today 2.0 also features significant enhancements to the data creation functionalities. Users can now assign global hot keys for creating events or tasks from within any application. Along with the functionality enhancements, Today 2.0 also sports a brand new, more refined user interface, loads of usability improvements and is a native 64-bit application for the first time. A full changelog is available on the Today Web site.
What's new in Today 2.0:
* Added support for showing tomorrow's events in the events timeline
* Added global hot keys for showing new event and new task windows
* Rebuilt the UI to be smaller, leaner and meaner
* Today 2.0 is now a 64-bit application
* Added URL field to the event and task creation windows
* Added support for providing feedback and support from within application
* Added support for sudden termination
* Sorting tasks by priority or due date now pops tasks with null values to the bottom
* Updated Spaces handling so that it works more reliably in menu bar mode
* Resolved issue where tasks split view would not remember its previous position
* Updated the Credits.rtf file to properly credit people and resources involved in the project
* Window level preference is automatically reflected after being checked
* See events and tasks for each day
* Create new events and tasks directly from the application
* Filter what events and tasks appear in Today based on their calendar
* Open an event or task externally in iCal
* Quick navigation between dates in the past or future
* Smaller footprint than iCal
* Synchronizes calendar information from iPhone and iPod touch
* Synchronizes between multiple Macs using MobileMe
* Works with Mac OS X Snow Leopard's system-wide CalendarStore
* Today 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later
* Any Intel-based Mac is supported
Pricing and Availability:
Today costs $21.95 (USD). Family Pack licenses, which cover up to 5 computers in one household, are $34.95. Upgrades from earlier versions of Today are $11.95, and free to users who purchased after November 1, 2009. A 14-day fully-functioning demo of Today is available at the Second Gear site.
Second Gear is based Evansville, Indiana. Founded in 2006 by Crew Chief Justin Williams, Second Gear focuses on building beautiful Mac OS X and iPhone applications for consumers and business. Their first application, PocketTweets, was the most popular Web-based Twitter client for Apple's revolutionary iPhone in 2007.