Reminders: Protection Against Forgetting
Reminders help you stay organized. Unlike an event, a Reminder item isn’t necessarily associated with a particular day or time (though it can be). Furthermore, Reminders can be location-based, which is handier on an iDevice than a Mac, but a great feature if you have such a device. Finally, Reminders can have a priority level of Low, Medium, High, or None.
If you have an iDevice and use iCloud, your Reminders will appear on all your Apple devices — other Macs, iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches — simultaneously, which means you should never miss a Reminder. Just set a Reminder on your Mac or any iDevice, and you’ll never forget anything.
Getting started with Reminders
Before you create or manage your own Reminders, there are a couple of things you should know, starting with the concept of Lists. Reminders includes a List called Reminders by default. You can delete or rename it if you like, and you can create additional Lists if you care to by choosing File⇒New List, pressing +L, or clicking ...