Israeli ‘to-do’ app voted best app of 2011

Downloaded over 500,000 times in the first month the new Any.DO app is getting a lot of attention in the tech world.

January 17, 2012 15:23
1 minute read.
Post it notes (illustrative)

Post it notes 311. (photo credit: Courtesy)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


Tiffany Stelman writes for NoCamels.

Ever feel frustrated over the way you organize your to-do’s? Tangled in a web of post-it stickers hung around your office? There might be some hope yet. Any.DO, an Israeli social to-do app that organizes user’s tasks in new and creative ways, has been voted best Android app of 2011 by Techcrunch.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

Like other to do apps, Any.DO includes the basics, like adding tasks, marking them complete, and setting priorities. But it does a number of other things which make it stand out from the crowd. For example, you can create tasks using voice command and you can use gestures to manage your tasks like drag-and-drop for assigning task priorities or organizing tasks into folders or swiping to mark tasks complete. You can also shake your phone to clear off the completed tasks from the screen. In addition, it syncs with Google tasks.

But Any.Do’s most intelligent feature is its auto-complete. When a user starts typing a new task, the app offers to auto-complete entries. Much like Google, the user is able to choose from the different suggestions. The list is easy to use and tasks can be dragged down from day to day, or copied.

Any.DO also lets you share a task, which means others can edit the note and complete it. This allows users to team up on tasks with family and friends – in some ways replacing group texting or e-mail threads.

Any.DO, created in 2011 by Omer Perchik, Yoni Lindenfeld and Itay Kahana, was downloaded over 500,000 times during the 30 days following its launch. It was recently voted be best android app for 2011 by Techcrunch, followed by Lightbox and Amazon MP3.

The app has an average 4.5 star rating out of more than 7,000 ratings. According to theAny.Do team, so far 2.5 million tasks have been added, with more than one million completed. There is an average of 100,000 tasks added every day, and 50 percent are added by voice command.


NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Vilnius, Lithuania
August 31, 2014
Travel: Let’s take it slow in Lithuania