Pocket Informant vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Gmail Tasks

 

Pocket Informant

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Google
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Google
Rating ★★★★☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page Pocket Informant Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2019-11-04 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $12.99
Full price high $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with WM: Outlook (via ActiveSync); Exchange Server (via Exchange ActiveSync); Franklin Covey PPO 5.0 (via PPO sync conduit). BB: BB PIM (auto or manual). iPhone: GCal, Toodledo, Outlook (with $5 WebIS Desktop Sync). Android: Toodledo, Exchange Server.
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
Time boxing Supports time boxing No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2010-11-10

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