If Peek Calendar by Square Mountains (US$ 1.99) were a camera it ‘d be a Holga. If it were jeans they ‘d be raw and if the application were a draft beer, you would certainly discover a blue ribbon on the label.
Peek is so hipster it harms.
But we’re taking about a calendar, not pants or beer. Calendars are the workhorses of the productivity world. I depend on my calendar, as numerous of you do. I’m pleased to utilize a pretty one, but when type supersedes function, you have actually obtained an issue.
Probably, Peek’s marquee attribute is its appearance. The application uses huge, strong colors and three major sights: listing, month and activity specific. To relocate from week to month view, scroll down. Keep going to relocate with previous months. When there, tap any day to examine its activities. Unfortunately the only way to go back to the present day is to scroll back in the opposite instructions. It would certainly be great to tap the leading of the display to jump back.
Week view has its very own quirks, featuring some I really like. The application makes use of one colour for the current day, and another for all the others. In addition, each quarter, or block of 3 months, is tinted consistently. There’s additionally a type of “standing bar” on the right-hand side of on a daily basis. The longer it is, the even more you’ve got set up.
Get any day and its occasions “unfold” from below it. Day-long events are specified initially, then time-specific consultations. Get any day sight specifics, like beginning and quit time. There’s a really great alarm feature that allows you merely tap one of numerous clock deals with, each presenting a system of time (5 minutes, 15 minutes, eventually etc). Here that you’ll locate any kind of location info, repeat choices and a list of available calendars (you could appoint it to any sort of with a get).
Another great attribute permits you “peek” at an occasion’s details. Swipe it slightly to the right and its specifics are revealed from behind it. That behaves also, yet Peek leaves me disappointed.
As you can see, there’s a whole lot of tapping involved. Review Peek’s default look with that said of Fantastical, which I use daily. There’s so a lot more details available at a look, that normally one look tells me all I should understand. Peek is very and vibrant, but there’s a lot swiping and tapping to be done prior to my day is totally exposed.
Many of you will like it, especially those for progressive style. While I think Peek is beautiful, it’s less practical than I require a mission-critical application to be.