Back up your Schemer data and use these alternatives

Google will be shutting down Schemer on February 7, 2014. After this date, all accounts and their associated data will be deleted. That means it’s time to back up your schemes before they’re wiped from existence.

You may have received an e-mail with a link to export your data. If you didn’t, you can do the export at this link. You’ll be directed to log-in to the Schemer Web site and request a copy of your schemes, which will be delivered by e-mail. Google says that the backup copy may take 24 hours to arrive.

The e-mail will have a list of the schemes you authored, the ones you wanted to do, and the ones you completed already. So now what? Well, you can replace Schemer with a mix of Foursquare, a little bit of Google Maps, and maybe a to-do list app (if you really need it).

(Credit: Screenshot by Nicole Cozma/CNET)

Foursquare offers the ability to save places you want to visit on a to-do list. You can either watch the places friends check-in to, or you can search for them individually. Saving a place is as simple as pressing one button labeled “Save.” Personalized lists can be created through the menu if you want to keep things like food and shopping separate. If you’re not sure what you want to do today or tonight, a tap of the Search button and a quick category… [Read more]


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giveaway / February 1, 2014 / Software
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