Archive for January, 2008

Demonstration of free software in Linux

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Sorry there haven’t been many MyChores updates for a while. The good news is, my computer is now back up and working. I am keen to get some updates finished and released soon, but i’m afraid i got lost deep within Second Life this weekend!! (The joys of having a good graphics card, heh!)
Some of [...]

Just a quick update

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Followers of my personal journal will know that i have been having computer troubles. I think the power supply unit died following a series of little power cuts that we had last weekend. I have ordered a new PSU and will be putting it together next week. Hopefully that will bring the computer back to [...]

Colourful emails

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

From tomorrow those of you who receive HTML format emails should notice a change in layout - it now uses a table layout to line things up more nicely. It also includes the due date of each task. Thanks to a suggestion from Nat you can also opt to have your email coloured with Red/Amber/Green [...]

Announcing Flickr integration

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

From today you now have two ways to get your pictures on MyChores: the old upload tool still works, but if you prefer, you can import pictures from Flickr. Once copied, the picture appears with your other pictures on MyChores, and can be used to represent tasks in the collage view. Pictures are going to [...]

MyChores scheduled downtime

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Our hosting company will be taking the server down for some maintenance work. The downtime should last no longer than 1 hour and will be sometime between 2am and 4am tomorrow morning. That’s Central Standard Time, so for UK that’ll be between 8am and 10am tomorrow morning.
I apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.

Sphred Top 5

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

From an email i just received:
Dear Aimee
Congratulations! Sphred users are liking Mychores and it has recently made it to Top5 Sphreds.
Thank you to those who have voted so far … this is great news for MyChores because it is currently showing in the side bar just below Facebook! :)
If you have not voted yet i [...]

Happy 2008!

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

Wishing you all a very happy year. MyChores has lots of exciting plans for this year, including Facebook and Flickr integration, more RSS feeds, a better API, and translations into other languages!
I have added MyChores to - a site for promoting other websites especially new ones. I know we’re not that new anymore, but [...]