Women with Tech

We’re intrigued by women who make tech, how women use tech, whether it enriches women’s lives, or makes them want to smash things. We’re particularly curious about mobile apps. Check in here for reviews and our thoughts on a variety of apps.

Tend 2.0

Tend 2.0

From the first day that we launched Tend, we’ve been getting solid feedback from our incredible user base. We’ve been listening and we are thrilled to announce the launch of Tend 2.0 to the App Store and Google Play! If you’re a visual learner, here’s a tutorial video that walks you through all of the new features. Otherwise, read below to find out what’s in store with the new update.

Here’s what you’ll find in the updated version of Tend.

  • Tons of NEW TASK CATEGORIES, like personal development, self-care, and a special category to keep track of the upcoming holiday madness.
  • CUSTOMIZABLE CATEGORIES AND TASKS – create your own personal task category to track tasks that are unique to your life and remove categories that don’t apply to you.
  • We made it easier to DELETE tasks – just swipe left to remove a task from the completed task list, or hit the trash icon on the additional detail screen.
  • Create a TO-DO LIST from the add task screen, just tap a task to add a to-do and hold to complete.
  • Go back and edit your TASK HISTORY by clicking on the calendar on the right-hand side of the task screens. Don’t’ forget to go back to the current date when you’re done editing!
  • An iPAD compatible version of Tend is now available for a better tablet experience.

If you don’t have automatic updates installed and you need some help, click here for iPhone and here for Android.

We can’t wait to start getting feedback on Tend 2.0. Reach out to us anytime at info@persistiny.com to tell us about bugs, new feature recommendations, or just to chat. If you love the app, we would be incredibly grateful for a 5-star review.



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Tend Early Adopter Program

Tend Early Adopter Program

It’s been three weeks since Tend made its debut on the App Store and Google Play, and it has been an absolute dream to see women using the app in the way we envisioned. What’s even more exciting is to get feedback on new and different ways women are using the app and the incredible ideas they have to make it even better!

For those of you not familiar, Tend is a task manager and journal that allows women to keep track of the many, many things they do each day to care for their families and loved ones. This work is vital, but so much of it is so invisible that it doesn’t even make it onto to-do lists, but it does consume a significant portion of our time.

Our guiding principle as a company is to build content and products that support women where they are. To do that, we HAVE to listen to the women who are using our products and continue to develop features that serve them. That’s where you come into the picture. We want to make Tend work for your life. That’s why we created the Tend Early Adopter Program.

Tend Early Adopters agree to use the app for a minimum of 30 days and answer a concise survey each week for 6 weeks. Each survey should take no longer than 5 minutes. If you prefer to do it all at once, you will have access to a comprehensive survey at the end of the program.

In exchange, we will send you a thank you gift of your choice; a Persisitny pouch, handcrafted in India by women using recycled saris, or a Tend icon Popsocket for your phone. I just put mine on, and I am obsessed with it! We’ll also enter you in a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card.

The program runs through September 8th, so you only have this week to join! All you have to do is download Tend: Task Manager & Journal from the App Store or Google Play. You will receive an email immediately with instructions for joining the Early Adopter Program. We can’t wait to hear what you think!


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