The Big Picture is a calendar and task management tool with an unusual interface. To get started, just click and drag to create a circle representing your project. Give the project a name and click on the circle to gain access to tasks and events. Once there, adding tasks is a simple as clicking on the new task link, giving it a name and leaving it on your dashboard. With each task you have the option to email it to yourself or to drag it to the calendar, to make it an event.
The calendar works like most calendars – just click and drag to make an event and set the time slot. Each event is color coded to match the project it belongs to. To complete and delete tasks, drag them to the jar in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.
While this application shows promise, there’s still work that needs to be done before it can go head-to-head with similar online applications. However, The Big Picture does integrate with iCal and it allows for sharing items by email. The founders also affirmed that Google Calendar integration is coming soon.
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