Timely Product Updates

Stay up-to-date on the latest Timely features.

Introducing the new People dashboard

30 September, 2019 • 6 minutes to read

Not one, but TWO cool new Timely features this month! Meet your brand new project and team planning tool and the smart new People dashboard for managing team performance. We’ve also slipped in a few slick updates for mobile and desktop too… Check out your latest Timely goodies!


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Meet Planning — for smarter collaboration

12 September, 2019 • 3 minutes to read

Meet Planning — a brand new Timely tool to help you plan time like a boss across all your projects and teams. Visualize your plans, coordinate schedules and allocate project work in seconds. Great for managing your own schedule, essential for balancing your team’s resources.

Drag and drop your memories

30 August, 2019 • 5 minutes to read

Summer just got a whole lot sweeter. We’ve made some huge UI changes to make managing your memories even more intuitive. From slick drag-and-drop functionality on desktop and web, to a polished experience on Android, drink in your ice-cold new Timely updates.

A smarter experience on desktop and mobile

30 July, 2019 • 3 minutes to read

Check out Timely's latest product updates! Enjoy simpler workspace management on Android, and an intelligent new Memory app for Mac and Windows. Got a cool idea for new Timely functionality? Send us your feature requests at hello@timelyapp.com.

Memory magic for mobile

03 July, 2019 • 5 minutes to read

Check out Timely's latest product updates! We’ve just released some cool new tricks on iOS and Android, creating a much more fluid Memory experience on mobile. For those of you on the Company plan, you’ve also gained a new “team lead” role. Let's take a walk.

Freshly hatched goodies 🐥

30 April, 2019 • 8 minutes to read

We’re having a bountiful Spring here at Timely, with a fresh load of tweaks and updates to make your automatic time tracking even better. From a powerful new suite of web reporting controls, to a whole new “team lead” role, enjoy the new brood of Timely goodies!

Next-level automation: meet the new Memory

25 March, 2019 • 8 minutes to read

Memory just evolved! We’ve rewritten tons of the code to enable next-level automatic time logging – meaning your timesheets can now create themselves. Our latest changes massively minimizes the time you spend logging hours, structuring data and making sense of your time. Let’s show you what’s new!

Help us save Android call logging

08 March, 2019 • 2 minutes to read

A recent change in the Google Play Store policy might force us to remove a beloved feature in our Android app. But with your help we might be able to prevent it.

Sitting comfortably? We’ve got a ton of cool new Timely functionality to update you on — from individual website memories, Android project management and iOS reporting goodness, to an automatically updating API. Let’s walk through what’s new!

Be the first to know about unusual behavior

18 December, 2018 • 2 minutes to read

We’ve just extended the capabilities of your AI! Timely can now actively flag any unusual project activity it thinks you might want to know about, so you can deal with potential issues before they become big problems. Perfect for keeping budgets on-track and employees on-priority. Take a look!

Uprooting a giant: restructuring Memory’s database

14 December, 2018 • 5 minutes to read

Last weekend, we took our entire service offline for our largest ever database restructure. It was a sluggish process and represents our biggest change since creating the Memory database itself! Take a look at how we’re preparing our backend for future growth and what we learnt along the way.

Pimp your projects

16 October, 2018 • 3 minutes to read

Project time tracking in Timely just got even more fabulous with the addition of two cool new features: recurring budgets and tag lists. You can now easily manage retainers and ongoing projects, as well as quickly standardize time reporting across your company. Dreamy!

Bonus mobile goodies

27 September, 2018 • 2 minutes to read

All our Timely developers are working on something *extremely exciting*, which we’ll be releasing very soon! To tide you over, we’ve managed to crack out a few nuggets of mobile goodness for iOS and Android – from project analysis and control, to mobile subscription management.

New controls and customizations

30 August, 2018 • 3 minutes to read

Check out the latest Timely product updates! We’ve just released a bundle of new goodies across all Timely apps — mobile, web and desktop — from small formatting tweaks to full-on mobile project management. Have a nose at all your cool new features.

It's awards season!

27 August, 2018 • 2 minutes to read

One of the best things about building software is hearing that it actually makes a difference. At Timely, we live for that stuff – and it makes our tool better! Take a look at a few shiny awards we’ve just received which recognize Timely as one of the best time tracking apps out there.

More power to mobile

30 July, 2018 • 4 minutes to read

Our iOS and Android developers have been busy building new functionality to extend your Timely powers on mobile. Take a look at the first batch – including mobile reporting and an extensive new projects dashboard.

We’ve gone back to the drawing board to minimize the time you spend managing things in Timely. Why? So you can get back to the work that actually matters. Take a look at a cleaner, more innovative design across Projects and People — getting you where you need to go, faster.

We've given Timely a spring clean!

24 May, 2018 • 3 minutes to read

We’ve just finished a massive Timely spring clean, ironing out quirks and improving the functionality of your favourite features. Take a look at your sparkling new Timely!

Introducing People: manage everyone from one place

08 March, 2018 • 4 minutes to read

We’ve just finished building a ton of cool new functionality to help you manage all your employees in one place! With tags breakdowns, capacity visuals, logged hour progress bars, billed time percentages, filters and overview pages for each employee, life just got a whole load easier.

Managers, **you now have access to unprecedented project tracking powers in Timely**! We’ve completely redesigned your “Project” pages to show everything you need to know about project performance in a single click. Review project budget, cost, activity, status and task distribution in one place in the blink of an eye.

Timely just got AI: Never create timesheets ever again

29 January, 2018 • 5 minutes to read

We can’t quite believe we get to say this: **you never have to manually fill in a timesheet ever again**. Timely just eliminated one of the world’s biggest ball-aches and it’s all thanks to Memory AI: the world’s first self-learning algorithm for time tracking.

More new goodies for Timely's iOS time tracking app! Use GPS tracking to log hours spent travelling and get Timely to remind you to log, so you never miss another billable hour. Enjoy a clearer, simpler design for quick timesheet logging.

Timely just got reporting superpowers

09 January, 2018 • 4 minutes to read

Drop everything you’re doing and check out Timely’s ridiculously powerful all-new reporting superpowers. We’ve revamped everything. Expect new categories, chart visuals, templates, easy exporting and URL links for quick sharing. Our simple chart builder lets you create awesome personalized reports to track anything you care about.

New Design for iOS

11 December, 2017 • 1 minutes to read

Check out Timely’s beautiful new iOS app design. Inspired by the iPhone X, we’ve removed all distractions to deliver a cleaner time tracking experience. Expect big iOS 11-style banners, ergonomic button design and bigger, tighter fonts. Mobile time tracking made beautiful and easy.

You asked, we built: Introducing Teams

05 December, 2017 • 2 minutes to read

Team managers, you can now manage teams easily in one place – whether you’re interested in employee timesheets, capacity, resource allocation or performance review. Timely's Teams tool is essential if you manage >20 employees or want to manage different teams simultaneously.

Location, location, location

03 December, 2017 • 2 minutes to read

Find out where you’ve been and for how long with Timely’s location tracker. Ideal for seeing how much time you spend in the office, in off-site meetings, or working for different clients. Discover billable hours spent travelling, and build a more accurate timesheet.

Introducing Tasks and Logged vs. Planned Time

08 November, 2017 • 2 minutes to read

Good time management means knowing how you spend your time. Our time tracking tool lets you review your productivity against what you planned to do. Simply add tasks, schedule your work, and see how your logged hours compare to your planned work. Work better and smarter with Timely.

All your phone calls in Memory

07 November, 2017 • 1 minutes to read

Need to keep track of your phone calls? Log all time spent on the phone with Timely call logging. From unexpected calls to scheduled calls that overrun, uncover all billable hours spent on the phone. Designed to make sure all tracked calls automatically show up in your timesheet.

Introducing Graphs Dashboard on Reports

18 July, 2017 • 1 minutes to read

Visualize your timesheets using Timely graph reports. Choose between projects, clients and employee productivity to easily see how much money you’ve made in any given day, week or month. Graph reporting is great for quickly discovering your top earners and least profitable projects.

The definitive automatic time tracking tool for Windows! Our Memory tracker reinvents time tracking by automatically creating a timeline of everything you do and work on in a day. Everything is stored in its private digital memory – you never have to try and remember what you worked on ever again.

Introducing Memory on Android 🎉

15 June, 2017 • 1 minutes to read

Get automatic time tracking on your mobile! Our Android Memory tracker automatically creates a timeline of everything you do and work on in a day, so you don’t have to try and remember what you worked on ever again. Everything is stored in its private digital memory that only you can access.

Our new time tracker features include integrations with Gmail, Todoist, Trello, GitHub, Asana and Wunderlist, so you can track time spent using your favourite work apps. Find out what emails you sent when, who in your team hasn’t logged their hours, and which projects need billing.

A Completely New Timely

10 April, 2017 • 7 minutes to read

We’ve completely redesigned Timely, moving from Rails 3 and AngularJS to Rails 5 and React to enable our time tracking tool to be as quick and powerful as possible. Quickly see your team’s productivity, use simple drag-and-drop to manage your hours, and review project performance in real-time!

New Reports page, iOS and Android updates

23 March, 2017 • 2 minutes to read

Discover Timely’s newest features, including super-fast reporting on how you spend time, and super-fast loading speed using React. Our iOS time tracker design just got even more beautiful and we’ve added start/stop timers to our Android time tracker.

Launch: Timely for Android 🎉

27 February, 2017 • 1 minutes to read

Check out our gorgeous Android time tracking app. Its clean interface lets you easily tap and slide to log hours, plan your work, and see your timesheet. This isn’t a rehashed iOS app; our Android time tracker is fully native – crafted using Android conventions and design language.

With 10,000+ beta signups, our Memory time tracking feature is now live! Memory automatically tracks everything you do in a day and creates a private timeline. Quickly create accurate timesheets, discover more billable hours, and never waste time tracking time manually ever again.

This Is A Big One: Introducing Memory ✨

31 January, 2017 • 3 minutes to read

Introducing the time tracking app to end time tracking! Memory automatically tracks everything you do and organizes it in a private timeline. Track anything, from location data, website and app activity, calendar events, emails, files worked on, and activity in project management tools.

Launch: Log Hours Using Timestamps

30 January, 2017 • 1 minutes to read

Simplify time tracking by using timestamps to log hours. Calculating how long you worked between two points is inefficient and can introduce errors into your timesheets. Timestamps make sure you never lose money on hours worked. Log time with timestamps your way, using 12- or 24-hour clock.

Now this is one of the coolest integrations we’ve done: We’ve partnered up with Flic to let you start and stop timers with a single click on a physical button. It’s like a hyper-modern punch-in / punch-out system.

Launch: All-New Tags System (with a Ton of Emojis!)

15 December, 2016 • 2 minutes to read

Today we’re launching a scalable tags system that can be used for a whole slew of different use-cases.

Launch: The Biggest Redesign in Timely’s History

04 December, 2016 • 2 minutes to read

Today we’re launching the biggest redesign of Timely since we started the company. There have been tweaks in the past, but there has never been a redesign like this. Take a peek.

Apple Featured: Awesome Apps Made in Norway

01 December, 2016 • 1 minutes to read

Timely is featured on the App Store this week under ‘Awesome Apps Made in Norway’. And we’re even on the top of the list! 😍

Launch: Speed — Part One, and Other Updates

17 November, 2016 • 4 minutes to read

Speed. The highly undervalued feature that is a tough sell to managers everywhere. It’s feature you can’t see it, but oh can you feel it.

Timely and Todoist, fully integrated

31 October, 2016 • 1 minutes to read

See all your completed tasks from Todoist, right in Timely. Log hours with a single click.

Introducing Automatic Time Tracking

30 October, 2016 • 4 minutes to read

We’re literally exploding with excitement as we introduce you to Automatic Time Tracking!! It’s the easiest way to accurately track all of your time. Completely automatically. From here on out you will be able to hook up the tools you love with Timely.

We’ve updated our logo

30 October, 2016 • 1 minutes to read

It’s cleaner and more balanced now. Notice the new t, i, m & y. The blue color on ‘ly’ was also axed. Check it out:

Hiring a remote team?

15 September, 2016 • 4 minutes to read

Without the constraint of a local-only talent search, we cast a net on a world of applicantsand employed empathy to structure our long-distance relationships. The result is one healthy SaaS business and a few considerations for other teams preparing to hire remotely.

5 Ways to Price Your Freelance Projects

14 July, 2016 • 7 minutes to read

First-time freelancer not sure how to price for your service? This article's for you. Discover everything you need to know as a beginner looking to piece together a full-time freelance career.

Launch: The All-New Timely for iPhone & iPad

08 June, 2016 • 2 minutes to read

This has been a big undertaking for us. The new version has literally gotten a big re-write and now consists of 80% less code, even though it’s on iPhone and iPad now. That’s a lot of optimized code, which means the app is now way, way faster.

Launch: Timely for Mac

26 May, 2016 • 1 minutes to read

We’re thrilled to be launching our very first version of Timely for the Mac. Timely now lives in your dock as as a full, equal citizen like a browser or any other app.

Timely Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

21 May, 2016 • 3 minutes to read

Timely has been bootstrapped since its inception, which has a ton of great advantages, but also downsides. We’ve had to skip a lot of cool stuff because we didn’t have the resources. This funding allows us to build the product we’ve dreamed of.

Launch: Reports in a Brand New Way

15 February, 2016 • 3 minutes to read

Reports are a critical part of any productivity application, especially when dealing with how you spend your time. We knew we were lagging a bit behind in that area but that’s all set to change with our whole new super fast Reports page.

The New Company View

22 November, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

When we started building Timely, we took a deliberate choice to focus first on making the experience for the freelancer — for the individual — our top priority. That’s why we’ve only had a solo view on the calendar for so long, but that finally changes today!

A behind-the-scenes look at Timely (video)

18 November, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

Timely was recently featured on a Norwegian show called ‘Spirene’. It’s a short four-minute documentary that goes behind-the-scenes in our office in Oslo and talks about the journey of building the company so far.

The New Daily Notification

04 November, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

If there is one thing that we’ve learned since launching Timely, it’s that the more often you log hours, the more accurate the time becomes. So we’re just rolling out a new daily notification, to make sure you never miss another second.

Announcing New, Simpler Pricing

21 September, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

When we launched Timely, we based pricing on five different plans that had specific limits on projects and users. Today we’re finally scrapping all that and launching one simple price: **$14 per user per month**.

Timely for watchOS 2

21 September, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

WatchOS 2 will be coming out very shortly and Timely is already out on the App Store ready to take advantage of it as soon as it lands.

The New Timely Help Center

21 September, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

You have questions — we have answers. Often those answers would be hidden on a one-to-one basis inside of our support system. We knew it could be better, we just hadn’t gotten that far. But we've just made it a whole lot easier and faster for you!

Launch: Timely for Apple Watch

10 May, 2015 • 3 minutes to read

We’re ecstatic to finally show you Timely for Apple Watch! We’ve spent a ton of work on this and think it might be the best way to use Timely yet.

New Feature: See Your Planned Time Visually

10 May, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

Timely is just as much about planning, as it is showing what you’ve actually done. It wasn’t easy incorporating planning time on the calendar in an uncluttered way, but we think we’ve finally solved it in Timely.

New Feature: Custom Colors

10 May, 2015 • 1 minutes to read

Today we’re launching a feature by popular demand; custom colors. A project can now have any color you wish. Remember to not go too light, as the text we use on top of entries are completely white.