Announcement: Beeminder Adds PayPal as a Payment Option

Thursday, July 6, 2017
By dreeves
PayPal logo

Guess what? This is not actually the most buzzworthy Beeminder-related news right now. There’s some even bigger (and entirely unrelated) news that we can’t share yet. How’s that for an infuriatingly vague teaser? But to hold you over, we thought we’d let everyone know that as of this week we finally officially support PayPal. As in, you can now authorize... »

The Bee Team Goes To Amsterdam

Friday, June 9, 2017
By bsoule
Bee riding a rainbow bike

Hallo onze vrienden! The Beeminder founders and Lillian and the founders’ kids, and other Beeminder friends from Portland will all be converging on Amsterdam next week, from June 15 through June 21st, for... »

iOS Updates: Apple Health, Today Widget, and GTBee

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By Andy Brett
Apple Health dashboard

If you have a minute to add a rating or review for the new versions we’d be really grateful! Releasing a new version wipes out the previous ratings, so we’re starting from scratch. The Beeminder iOS app just got a long-overdue update, and it includes two sorta-huge new features! Apple Health integration The first... »

Maniac Mayhem: Commit To a Month of Making Things Every Morning

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
By Lillian Karabaic
Screenshot from a previous Maniac Week

You may have heard the term “Maniac Weekend” around these parts before. It refers to a focused, concentrated 2.5-day period where one tries to cram in as much focused work time as possible. Sometimes these weekends have actually been Maniac Weeks, requiring as much focus as possible over the course of a week (requiring locking oneself in... »

Third-Party App Developers Rejoice: No More Polling For Autodata

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By bsoule
Some kind of skeleton robot playing fetch with a bone

In case you’re not a programmer and the title didn’t already scare you off, we’ll start by explaining why this matters for end users. Until now, anyone who wrote a 3rd-party autodata integration — automatically sending data to Beeminder — had to implement their own strategy for how often to check for new data. Typically this would... »

Newbee Corner: Beemind Your Writing (By Word Count, Automatically)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By dreeves
Beeminder logo holding Google Docs and Dropbox logos

For the last National Novel Writing Month we announced our new official URLminder integration. Well it’s been several months now and that integration has come a long way. So we wanted to both tell you about how... »