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Google unveils its standalone task management app

Google Tasks app was launched quietly amid the new Gmail redesign announcement.

tech Updated: Apr 26, 2018 11:13 IST
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Google Tasks is available for both Android and iOS users.(Google)

Google on Wednesday announced the launch of a new standalone app called Google Tasks, which will enable users to create their own to-do lists, thereby improving productivity.

Google tasks was announced alongside the rollout of the new version of Gmail. The company announced the introduction of a dedicated place to create, view and edit one’s task list, including those created from within the new Gmail or from Google Calendar.

Google Tasks is available as a tool within the new Gmail and as a standalone app for iOS and Android users.

Within the new app, users can create and manage their task list and break down tasks into subtasks. The drag-and-drop interface lets one prioritise tasks with the addition of deadline reminders for an important errand.

On Wednesday, Google rolled out the new version of Gmail for web users with a host of new features, including a confidential mode, high priority notification and snooze option.

Google will also AI to bring its smart replies feature to the web mode, which is already available on the Gmail mobile apps.

First Published: Apr 26, 2018 11:13 IST