Update to Hours brings cloud backup, web access and subscription option to the time-tracking app

Update to Hours brings cloud backup, web access and subscription option to the time-tracking app

For anyone who needs to keep track of time spent doing work for a client for eventual invoicing, Hours (free with subscription option) has been a very popular and powerful tool. An update last week to version 2.0 brought a ton of changes to the app, as well as the ability to start using the app for free and then purchase a subscription only if you need advanced reporting features. 

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Tapity selling distribution rights for two apps to focus on one

Tapity selling distribution rights for two apps to focus on one

Are any of our readers developers who would like to purchase the distribution rights to two well known and respected apps from another developer? Tapity, developer of Hours, Grades and Languages, has decided to put the latter two properties up for sale as the small indie app development firm simply can't focus enough attention on the two apps thanks to the popularity of the time-tracking app.

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Lessons from crowdfunding a business app

Lessons from crowdfunding a business app

Crowdfunding is nothing new; even Apple World Today is funded mainly through the wonderful support of a group of readers who want us to succeed without advertising. What is different is using crowdfunding to fund a business app. In this case, Tapity -- developers of the Hours Time Tracking app among other products -- wanted to fund development of a web version of Hours -- Hours Cloud. Tapity CEO Jeremy Olson published a "lessons learned" article on Medium today, outlining six things the company learned from running a private crowdfunding campaign.

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Hours for iPhone announces Freshbooks integration

Hours for iPhone announces Freshbooks integration

Hours for iPhone announces integration with Freshbooks for easy time tracking and billing.

Hours is the time-tracking app that I reviewed back in October. It's very well done, with features like smart notifications, multiple timer support, color-coding to keep things clear, and handy reports that you can export to PDF or CSV. It's really a nice app.

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