FranklinCovey Products Announces FCmobilelife Applications for the iPhone
Company also announces new release and pricing for FCmobilelife for Web, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile
By: Jeremy Kartchner
Feb. 25, 2009 01:30 PM
FranklinCovey Products has announced FCmobilelife, a new set of consumer iPhone applications, which incorporates its planning and productivity methodology allowing users to collaborate with an entire smartphone network and web-based browsers in real-time.
“We’re excited to release these consumer iPhone applications and bring our proven planning and productivity methodology to a device that is growing in popularity and is being more heavily relied upon by its users,” said Jeff Anderson, Senior Vice President of Product Management at FranklinCovey Products. “People have more and more demands on their time and FCmobilelife enables users to better utilize their time by setting personal goals, organizing tasks, and creating appointments, and sharing these with others via their smartphone.”
FCmobilelife focuses on five key areas of productivity to enable users to create work/life balance and do what they need to do at their own convenience from anywhere and at any time. The five critical productivity components include:
The first of these applications, FC Tasks, is available immediately on the Apple App Store. This application will allow iPhone users the ability to easily organize and manage important tasks on their device. This stand alone application will sell for a one-time $5.99 charge. The company plans to have all FCmobilelife applications for sale on the App Store in the first half of 2009.
“FCmobilelife is a Web services consumer application that focuses on allowing users to accomplish more with less,” said Anderson. “We believe that FCmobilelife will bring order to the chaotic lives we live by allowing users to organize and react to changes on the fly from anywhere at anytime.”
In addition to the new iPhone applications, FCmobilelife for Web, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices were recently upgraded to include performance enhancements that make it applicable to groups and organizations of any size. New features include:
FranklinCovey Products has partnered with The SCO Group to develop FCmobilelife. FCmobilelife is an efficient and productive alternative to voice calls, voice mail, text messaging and email. It gives users greater control of their life and more time to do what is important to them.
“iPhone functionality is a significant step for our mobile initiatives,” said Jeff Hunsaker, president and chief operating officer, SCO Operations. “Provi
FCmobilelife is priced at $29.99 (annually) for a two user subscription or $49.99 (annually) for a five user subscription and $99.99 (annually) for a 20 user subscription. Web, Windows Mobile and Blackberry customers can purchase FCmobilelife at www.fcmobilelife.com . A free 30 day trial is also available and can be registered for through the same channels.
About FranklinCovey Products
FranklinCovey Products is a global retailer and the exclusive worldwide licensee of the FranklinCovey(tm) brand owned by Franklin Covey Co. Franklin Covey Products helps individuals and organizations achieve greater productivity, effectiveness and success. The Company's products are sold throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and in more 15,000 retail outlets across North America, including 70 FranklinCovey Products stores. Some of the Company's best-known consumer products include the popular FranklinCovey Planning System(tm), PlanPlus Planning Software(tm), PlanPlus Online(tm), as well as a line of binders, business cases, totes, and other productivity and organizational tools and accessories. For more information, please visit www.franklinplanner.com/.
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