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Mobile access

thepyrolives says:

Create a page viewable by a WAP 2.0 enabled phone so people can view and edit their tasks from their cell phones.

Posted at 6:29pm on January 17, 2006

Launchedemily (Remember The Milk) says:

Tim, today :)

See the blog post for details.

Posted 7 years ago

dav says:

Amen.

Posted 8 years ago

emily (Remember The Milk) says:

Thanks for the suggestion -- we're definitely interested in making Remember The Milk accessible from as many places as possible :)

Posted 8 years ago

bfbraum says:

Yes yes yes! I signed on specifically with this suggestion in mind.

I don't know how the editing part would work, but I could imagine an interface like the one on Netflix: you see a list of n items, you can put numbers on a few of them and click "reorder," and the website automatically inserts them into the requested locations, reordering the remaining entries accordingly. Would also be nice to be able to check them off (perhaps numbering them as zero could accomplish this?)

An add-item facility would be very nice too, in that it would obviate the need to switch over & do e-mail from the phone.

Posted 8 years ago

coliv77 says:

Amen too!

Posted 8 years ago

adame says:

I'd also like to see this.

You could list all the tasks and make them clickable. The user clicks them to change the status to done.

Something simple.

Posted 8 years ago

dav says:

Bumpola. Still would love this now that I have WAP browsing. Even a non-superfluous-ajax version would be lovely so that Opera Mini could crunch it down for my phone

Posted 8 years ago

abhishekg Pro says:

This is absolutely essential. Please give this to us soon! Please!

Posted 8 years ago

ranbarton ProPower Poster says:

I love technology as much as any gadget head, but permit to ask why printing out a list or lists doesn't give you what you need, in a mobile fashion?

You can add items while mobile via email, and it's pretty easy (and satisfying) to check off all the things you did during the day when you get back to your computer.

Paper is a very useful, robust medium, and works well for me routinely.

As for RTM, I'd love to see them focus on their API so we could get a Dashboard and Konfabulator widget for more supple access while online, but that's just me.

Posted 8 years ago

quepol says:

as a first step, who cares about WAP? how about something like backpack and gmail have done? a VERY simple slim HTML layout...

http://username.backpackit.com/mob
http://m.gmail.com

heck, even something like the very early mobile stuff 30boxes is doing. it's not much, but you can get dates in very easily.
http://m.30boxes.com

Posted 7 years ago

gregoryg says:

At least some type of mobile viewing and even limited editing would be a big help. I don't want to have to worry about priinting out lists.

Posted 7 years ago

brento Pro says:

I agree, I'd vote for this too. I'm using a Cingular 8125 PocketPC phone, and I'm struggling because I'm addicted to both the phone and RememberTheMilk! I got a temporary workaround by using MiniMo, the PocketPC version of Mozilla, but it's dog slow:

http://www.mozilla.org/projects/minimo/

It renders the pages pretty badly and takes forever to load, but at least I can grab my tasks from anywhere.

Ranbarton - printing works when you know what tasks to print ahead of time, but it doesn't scale when you've got 100-150 tasks to track at any given time, and they change from day to day.

Posted 7 years ago

hverta says:

Here here!

Mobile access would be great. Simple html interface would suffice but how about making a small mobile Java (midp) application similar to mobile Google maps: http://www.google.com/gmm/index.html

Posted 7 years ago

heathweaver Pro says:

Anything at all would be nice for starters, as stated above, even just viewing the list with no action would be great.

Then at least you could have your grocery list with you when you're at the store without printing it out.

(Don't forget PSP's when figuring out a solution)

Posted 7 years ago

timandrews says:

I am in absolute agreement with everyone else. A mobile version is absolutely essential. Do you have a time scale when this might be released?

Posted 7 years ago

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