Lumiappaday #222: CountdownTile demoed on the Nokia Lumia 900

| June 24, 2012 | Reply

I’ve demoed a similar app before (DueDate) but I find this one much simpler to use, better implemented and it works properly (the other one kinda stopped working).

Anyway, what CountdownTile does is allows you to have a tile for a specific event, telling you how many days you have left until a particular event. I have various ways to remind me of things – calendar appointment, to do list and a reminder tile. The latter is something that reminds me on a daily basis how close something is. Great for reminding myself to buy a present for someone’s birthday or to pack or how many revision days I have left, etc.

Each tile shows you how many days you have left, but it also allows you to add a picture which can further differentiate that event (and also pretty up your tiles).

The app is free allowing one  tile as a reminder. If you want more there is a paid version but I can’t seem to find it. I seem to have bought the paid version since I have several tiles going on.

#222) CountdownTile 

Price:  Free (trial)



Developer Blurb:


CountdownTiles is an app that lets you create countdowns to your favourite events and pin them on you homescreen. Live Tiles for your events will update everyday showing you the “days until” your event.


– Create as many countdowns as you want (only ONE in trial mode)
– Assign a custom image to your countdowns
– Pin your countdowns to the homescreen
– Live tiles will auto-update


Design: 8.5

Usability: 9

Performance: 9 

Price: 10


Category: Applications, Lumiappaday, Nokia, Windows Phone

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