5 Kick-Ass Reminder Services
A quick look over a number of unique, interesting and hassle-free reminder tools to assist you with daily stuff. All free and quite different from the rest.
Probably the best reminder service that can be accessed from any US phone. You simply dial-in JOTT number (1-866-JOTT-123), and as you speak it records your message and sends it over to your email address as text. Messages can be sent to yourself or anyone else.
- Record and assign messages to different categories (expenses, reminders, ToDos, Work, etc.).
- Communicate with teams and delegate tasks to groups of people.
- Access Jott from multiple phone numbers (Call 1-866-JOTT-123).
Check it out in action in the video below
PingMe is a mixture between online calendar and task manager with a bunch of useful email alert features. PingMe reminders (aka Pings) can be scheduled from your web account and delivered via email or text message. There are a number of different alert settings you can select from, i.e. option to make alerts recurring (daily, weekly, etc.) or set them to ‘pester’ mode where you will be bugged every 10 minutes until you respond to it (stop, postpone for 2 hours, etc.).
WakerUpper | CallTheFuture – Two really simple services to schedule one time calls, such as wake-up calls, event reminders, etc. No registration required.
LetterMeLater brings reminder scheduling to your inbox. Send scheduled emails and set them to be delivered to any desired future date straight from your email window (Outlook, Gmail, …). You can send scheduled emails to yourself or any other email address. If you spend most of the time in front of your email program this is definitely a must-have. Check out full feature list: LetterMeLater – Email Scheduler.
This one lets you set alerts for things you want to be constantly reminded about, ‘stop procrastinating’, ‘get back to work’ and so on. The cool part about HassleMe, it emails you at rather random intervals so you never know when to expect it.