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Discussion in 'PUBLIC: Discuss Tools & Software for GTD' started by Stephen Brown, Jan 16, 2019.

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    Well, I am biased, so I would go with Nirvana. :D But both are quite good, so choose whichever makes you feel confident in your external system and happy to use it.
     
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    I was a HUGE fan of Things 3 when I was using an iPhone and Mac guy, but once I ended up primarily Windows at work, and eventually an Android phone, I found that Nirvana was the closest thing to the Things structure (like repeating tasks that fire off an instance of the task rather than the actual repeating one).

    That being said, there are a few things that are important to me that it's lacking.

    1. Alerts. I only need them sparingly but unfortunately find myself using google assistant or siri now to set reminders when I'd rather have everything in Nirvana (same with location alerts).
    2. Recurring vs repeating tasks. I want the option for a task to recur after the previous has been completed. Like calling a friend after a month, starting when I last called them.
    3. Ability to add a task with my voice via Siri or Google Assistant. In Things I could say "Hey Siri, using Things, remind me to call bob tomorrow". Also Nirvana doesn't show up in the standard sharing list of apps, so I'm forced to share to it using the email method.
    4 Dark Theme please!

    You're right about the glacial pace of updates. I appreciate when a company doesn't want to just throw things out there and potentially create unstable apps... but Nirvana is definitely the polar opposite in that regard. When I asked about the about feature requests, the reply for all was "not even on our radar". Do they HAVE a radar?
     
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    These are all valid and good points. I have a love/hate relationship with Nirvana. I love the simplicity, speed, etc. of their apps. But i HATE the seemingly total lack of upgrading with anything. They are really seriously falling behind on so many fronts. Even I am not sure how much longer I will stay with them.
     
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    The world is coming to the end.

    They have promised to release some updates this summer. We will see. I have been using Nirvana since April and I love it. I feel they are going to surprise us very soon.
     
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