Maybe you’ve been wondering why Apple’s Reminders app is so complicated to use. Maybe you’ve been looking for an easier way to add reminders to Reminders. If that’s your necessity, something has been invented just for you.
Making Easy Easier
Reminders isn’t the most difficult to use app on the Mac, so don’t think that I’m advocating that it’s complicated to use. It’s not. But someone found an easier way to add reminders to Reminders.
Remind Me is a free add on app for Reminders. It resides in the Mac’s Menubar and with a single click you can begin entering a reminder in Reminders.
Start with the title. Select a due date and time from the drop down menu. Add some notes about the reminder. Click the Save button.
See? Isn’t that much easier than opening Reminders, clicking the Add button, adding the reminder, and selecting a due date and time from the calendar?
Admittedly, if there’s much difference between using Remind Me or just entering a reminder directly into Reminder, I don’t know what it is.
Simple enough, right?
To be fair to the Mac power user, there are a few productivity differences between Reminders and Remind Me.
First of all, it’s probably easier to click on the Mac’s Menubar from within any application than it is to find Reminders in a cluttered Dock
Although, my Menubar seems to be pretty cluttered. Have no fear. There’s a solution.
Secondly, Remind Me also can be activated with a global hotkey, totally customizable from the Preferences. That means your hands never leave the keyboard to open Remind Me and begin entering a reminder into Reminders.
If you’re a hotkey honcho then you’ll enjoy the few extra seconds that Remind Me saves over using Reminders.