Zenbe Lists gives users an easy, mobile way to collaborate on and manage to do lists. The application provides the user with simple list generating tools that allow them to easily organize tasks. Zenbe Lists is flexible enough to work in a number of situations, from generating family grocery lists to managing team projects for work or personal endeavors. The user can add due dates, prioritize items and choose custom sorting options. Zenbe Lists can be shared via iPhones or iPads for mobile access. The list creator can invite a collaborator by email or embed the list on their website or blog so all visitors can see it. Zenbe Lists has also included phone features that enable the user to tap an address or phone number to quickly make a call.Show more screenshots »
Zenbe Lists was developed by the New York City based Zen Be company, which was founded by Tom Alison, Robert Kieffer, Alan Chung and Peter Stern. The application was intended to provide a versatile to do list management tool that could be used in many situations. The current Zen Be team includes CEO Chung , President Stern and User Experience Designer Jay Harlow.
To do list applications are difficult to classify as original considering how many existing products are already out there that offer the same functionality. What makes them unique is the way they approach the task. Zenbe Lists presents a clean interface and tools that can be applied to numerous situations, from teams organizing projects in a professional workplace to individuals or small groups working on a personal task at home or elsewhere. The application also provides helpful collaboration tools that make it easy to keep everyone on the same page.
The Zenbe Lists homepage offers a pleasant atmosphere with pale blue, hints of red and natural greens. The homepage includes a white background, light blue header and the Zenbe Lists check mark logo. The mobile app version uses similar hues, primarily focusing on light and dark green. The user interface is kept very neat and organized with intuitive features.
A new user can create a Zenbe Lists account by clicking the red “Sign Up for Zenbe Lists” link in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. Doing so takes the user to the colorful registration form which requires a first and last name, log in name and password. The user is also asked to provide an alternate email address (which is only used if the user needs to reset their password). The bottom of the form includes a small check box which must be selected to agree to the Zenbe Lists terms and conditions.
All visitors are welcome to create a Zenbe Lists account for free. There are no purchase requirements to do so. However to access the mobile version for iPad or iPhones, the user must buy the application. The mobile app costs approximately $5 to purchase. The user is not required to re-purchase the app if they switch devices later on.
Zenbe Lists is aimed at users who need to collaborate on basic lists. It is a better choice for users who have an iPad, iPhone or iPod. Android users may find Zenbe Lists lacking since no Android version is available.