Wunderlist, the wonderful task manager

Wunderlist is a beautifully designed, multiplatform task management tool that can sync with the cloud and even add tasks via e-mail.

Wunderlist is a beautifully designed, multiplatform task management tool that can sync with the cloud and even add tasks via e-mail.

The beauty of Wunderlist lies in its simplicity. Its interface is made up mostly of Tasks and Lists. Lists are essentially groups of tasks, great for organizing projects or categories of to-dos.

To get started, tap the Lists tab on the navigation bar at the bottom of the screen, then create a new List. From there, you can tap the List and add new Tasks to it. You can prioritize Tasks with a star, create due dates, and add reminder alarms (via e-mail or Android notification) as necessary. The Today tab shows you all of your tasks due today, while the Overdue tab lists those due in the past that you haven't yet checked off. It's really simple to edit and organize items, and the entire interface is intuitive.

As minimal as Wunderlist is, it still manages to include a few extras that help make task management a bit easier. For instance, if you sign up for a free Wunderlist account, you can sync all of your Tasks and Lists with the cloud, share Lists, and even add Tasks via e-mail. The app also includes several beautiful backgrounds with which to customize your experience (though it would've been nice to be able to upload your own).

The biggest feature we found missing from Wunderlist was the ability to sync with Google Tasks and Google Calendar. For some, this may be a deal-breaker, so we're keeping our fingers crossed that Wunderlist's developers will add it soon. And if they do, we'd love for them to enable syncing of entire Lists, not just individual Tasks.

Overall, we think Wunderlist is one of the most beautifully designed task managers we've seen for Android. It's sleek, minimal, and incredibly easy to use. So, if syncing with Google is not a must-have for you, we highly recommend this download.

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