Re: Looking for Reminder software

Subject: Re: Looking for Reminder software
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 08:05:50 -0700

Google "stretch reminder" for some utilities specific to that purpose.

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 7:54 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> Google lists tons of desktop and networked reminder apps, and I have a need for one.
> Can anybody recommend a good, safe, stand-alone reminder pop-up software for Windows XP?
> The characteristics that I'm interested in are:
>  - cheap (free is good, but not essential...)
>  - free of malware
>  - small, self-contained (not part of some suite or massive program)
>  - can be set to pop up reminders multiple times per day for a single activity
>  - the reminder window is very hard to ignore (ugly, flashing, bright, whatever...)
>  - the reminder is "always on top" until actively dismissed
> I have some physio exercises that I'm supposed to do, to counteract the bad-posture effects of squinting at a screen all day. Outlook reminders are pretty much ignorable, especially since I keep sounds muted (all those "you have mail" beeps were driving me and the neighbors crazy) and lots of screen real-estate for it to hide. ...

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