July 5, 2014

Viira 5.4 Released: Overdue Task Management, Project/Context Stars and More!

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We just released the latest update to Viira for BlackBerry 10, the Viira Outlook Add-In and the Viira Desktop App. The latest version is 5.4 and you can download all updated clients from the downloads page.

The bulk of the updates in this release are focused on making the BlackBerry 10 app bring the same feature set as the Viira Outlook Add-In and the Viira Desktop App so you have the exact GTD capabilities on your desktop as you do on your mobile device.

Download Viira 5.4 here

Here is what is new in version 5.4 of Viira for BlackBerry 10:

  • Overdue Tasks. Viira’s Day View now has a dedicated area that displays all overdue tasks. You can quickly assign an overdue task with the “Move To Today” option or you can select “Move Overdue To Today” to re-assign all overdue tasks for today.
  • File and Document Attachments. In addition to emails and contacts, you can now add a document to any task in Viira.  To add an attachment to a task open it and select “Add Attachment” then select Document or File from the list. You can open the document or file attached to a task by clicking “Open” (you must have the appropriate viewer installed an available on your device, e.g. Docs To Go). Common document types such as Microsoft Word, PDF, Excel and PowerPoint get a visually-distinct icon in any Viira task list for easy recognition.
  • Image Attachments. You can add a camera picture to any ask in Viira. The picture can be a new one or an already existing one. When you select “Picture” as the desired task attachment type you can select “Camera” and make a quick picture on the spot to add to your task.
  • Project and Context Stars. You can give an important project or context a star with a quick tap on the screen. Starred projects and contexts always appear at the top of any list making it easy find and navigate to them, making it a productivity booster if you find yourself assigning tasks to certain projects or contexts more frequently than others.
  • New Projects And Contexts As Needed. You can create a new project or context directly from the task edit screen without having to go back to Projects View or Contexts View.
  • BlackBerry Calendar Selection. If you have more than one Calendar accounts set up on your BlackBerry, you can now select which calendar you want Viira to integrate with when it comes to reminders. The settings is available under Settings->Calendar Integration. The Viira Day View will continue to display all calendar appointments for a given day regardless of which calendar account they come from.

For those who use the optional sync package and sync with the Viira Outlook Add-In we have added a few improvements as well.

  • Create Email Task Directly From Email Viewer (MS Outlook). You can create an email task directly from the email viewer. Open an email to view in a separate window then on the new Viira tab click the “Create Viira Task” button in it. (Outlook 2007 or later).
  • Create Contact Task Directly From Contact Viewer (MS Outlook). You can create a contact task directly from the contact viewer. Open a contact to view in a separate window then on the new Viira tab click the “Create Viira Task” button in it (Outlook 2007 or later).
  • Support for syncing of stars. When you assigning a star to a project and context the star will sync seamlessly between your BlackBerry, Outlook and PC.

And here is what is new in version 5.4 of the Viira PC App:

  • Support for syncing of stars. Stars assigned in the Viira Desktop App can synced with the cloud and the Desktop App receives star assignments made from the other Viira apps.

Download Viira 5.4 here

To upgrade the Viira Outlook Add-In or Viira PC App make sure to uninstall the older version first by going to Controal Panel->Programs. Your Viira data will remain intact in the process and the new version will pick it up from where the old one has left.

And here are a few screenshot from the latest release:

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