Effectual – sync task lists between WP8 and Windows 8 / RT
When WP8 was announced, it seemed that the platform will be released in a variety of applications that provide seamless synchronization with desktop Windows. Since the presentation of the mobile operating system it’s been almost a year, but the choice of such applications is still very small. However, there is one app that synchronizes with your Windows 8 or RT is quite perfect.
Effectual is a service that allows you to create task lists with the guarantee that they will be available on all devices connected to your Microsoft account. In addition to synchronization Effectual has several other good features including a complex system of tags and very informative live tile.
Effectual trying to save time of its users, so no need to register a new account and all you need to do is grant the app access to your Microsoft account.
When creating a new task does not have to worry about assigning the priority level or due date of these records, as all this can be done later. By default, tasks in Effectual sorted by priority. To assign a new importance level for the task, tap the entry and go to the edit menu. For each entry in Effectual, you can add a description, and for these situations when you’re not sure when a task needs to be completed in the application provides the function «Reminder», which will allow you to forget about the need to complete the task.
The app also offers a bunch of tags which can be used to sort task lists. Existing tags can be controlled. If necessary, you can add your own tags. In addition to tags, tasks can be filtered by due date, for those that have already been completed, as well as those whose execution has been delayed too long.
Version of the app for Windows 8 and RT is not much different from its mobile version, and after the launch Effectual on Windows 8/RT, you will immediately receive access to all tasks that were created on a smartphone with WP8. Of course, in the Windows version too, you can create new tasks that will synchronize with a smartphone.
Both apps are free and both have a live tile that displays information about tasks that have been marked as critical.
Effectual for Windows Phone 8
Effectual for Windows 8 / RT