Pocket Informant vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs TouchDown

 

Pocket Informant

vs TouchDown

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. NitroDesk Inc.
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★★★★☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page Pocket Informant TouchDown
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+) Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version released: 2019-11-04 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2019-11-04 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $19.99
Full price high $29.95 $19.99
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. Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Manage an email as a 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
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 4
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
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2010-09-30

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