TODO MATRIX FROM REXWIRELESS
Date reviewed: April 4th, 2006
Version number: 2006.03.28
Upon reading a couple of recent threads I thought I would try and review the application that was suggested, Todo matrix.
Upon visiting the site (which is layed out very well) they give you a brief summary of the application you are interested in purchasing (they also have an idea matrix which I will be trying next). They install OTA, which in my opinion is very nice, especially with an 8700c as it takes only a min or two at most. Once the application was loaded, it asks for a passcode and you internet connection settings. I tried WAP first and it timed out after two or three minutes ( I do have TCP settings configured). The other option for connecting the program is TCP/BES. After selecting that connection, it took only 30 seconds (if that) to connect and to be thrusted in to the main view.
The main view is not exactly what I imagined. It looks like a standard file tree on outlook or some other program. With the trial version, there are already branches and subfolders created along with "mock" todo's created. Upon pushing the track wheel, you get the following options:
View to dos
Purchase todo matrix
Activate todo matrix
restore from web
backup to web
There are several keys specified for certain commands. They look like the following:
(h) (v) views (c) create (f)find (l) last (d) delete
The h key conveniently pulls up a help index for the user listing all keys that have functionality. When viewing a task, you see the folder that it is in, the due date, the delegate, the priority, the status, the alert, and the subject.
This is considerably more than what is shown on the standard task list for the blackberry. However, the blackberry did have a quck key that marked a task completed or in progress or waiting, the space key. On this program, you have to press q in order to pull up a option select. There you are given the options for the status of the task.
The delegate option is also very cool. You can select the task to be given to any specific colleague in your address book or one that you create. A very nice function. Now I am unsure if this could be accessed by multiple people (so that your employees can view the tasks that have been assigned to them). I have sent an email to the support team in regards to this question and will edit my review upon receipt of thier response.
They also have an alert branch that has alerts listing the following:
Due this week
Overall this program is set up very nicely. The creators took a lot of time investing thought in to this program.The navigation takes some time getting used to, that is the only drawback.
Some extra images just for you
I give it four out of five blackberry's
***all pictures were taken from Rexwireless website for reference***