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I was trying to find android evolution app (originally gnome personal manager application). The only result google gave me was the monkey->man evolution. Does anybody know whether somebody has ported evolution to android?

  • if you specify what exactly the features from Evolution that you want to have available from Android, I'm sure many would be able to suggest a replacement. The UI required in touchscreen environment is extremely different than the UI required in desktop applications, porting Evolution to android would essentially be creating a new app almost from scratch and there are many other calendar/email clients already available in Android. – Lie Ryan Jan 26 '14 at 14:56
  • well, apps like evernote are available in different platforms/devices. Before I start to use evolution I want to make sure it will be available also on mobile devices. If it's not, I'll probably stick to evernote. – ducin Jan 26 '14 at 16:50
  • Evolution is wholly a desktop software, it doesn't have a server-side component at all; Evolution only speaks in standardized protocols like POP/IMAP, Exchange, iCal, WebDAV, etc (before you ask, yes, there are Android apps capable of talking in these protocols). Evernote, on the other hand, is primarily a service. The nature of the two are completely different. – Lie Ryan Jan 26 '14 at 18:26
  • yep, Evernote offers a backend server, so that each client app can access the same data for an authenticated user. Ok, now I got the difference, thanks. Evolution is not what I need. – ducin Jan 26 '14 at 22:17
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Never heard it was, and I'm pretty sure if it were I had heard. (Originally "Ximian Evolution", by the way ;) Neither have I heard of something comparable. Mail, Calendar, Todo etc. are available as separate apps, sometimes also in combinations, but then mostly only combinations of calendar + todo, not with mail.

Closest coming is probably Pocket Informant (USD 10), joining calendar, tasks, and contacts:

Pocket Informant 3
Pocket Informant 3 (source: Google Play; click image for larger variant)

I personally favour a combination of Business Calendar (bought the Pro), Business Tasks (integrates neatly into their calendar app), and K-9 Mail instead on my Android devices (and yes, on my Computer I use Evolution).

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