Christian Reber, founding father of the beloved productiveness utility Wunderlist, introduced right now that he’s acquired a brand new firm referred to as Superlist within the works. Its purpose, as acknowledged by its very pretty landing page, is to allow “supercharged productiveness for groups of the longer term.”
It’s not but clear what Superlist will do — apart from being a productiveness instrument, per Reber’s thread on Twitter — nevertheless it is smart that he’s returning to acquainted floor for his subsequent enterprise. As we speak’s Protocol newsletter had a bit extra element: a few of Superlist’s group will come from Microsoft, and Reber is considering of the app as “an funding into the following era of Wunderlist.”
Superlist will likely be greater than only a todo app, however by no means as bloated because the undertaking administration software program you detest to make use of. Slick, quick, and hyper-collaborative. Serving to people or groups of any dimension get issues performed in document time.
— Christian Reber (@christianreber) May 5, 2020
Reber based Wunderlist in 2011; in 2015, Microsoft acquired the corporate, and in 2017, it introduced that the product would finally be discontinued in favor of Microsoft To Do, which integrates instantly with its Workplace suite of software program. Late final yr, Microsoft mentioned that it will shut down Wunderlist on Might sixth, 2020 — which is tomorrow. So it’s maybe not a shock that Reber took right now to thank the individuals who labored on Wunderlist and promote that his new enterprise is presently hiring. The to-do record is everlasting; what’s lifeless might by no means die.