The story behind the Ellp categories

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Written by Janice
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July 13 - (4 Min Read)

Ellp’s latest update brings a number of new infrastructural changes, including a new navigation menu and a sharing facility. However, the most noteworthy of them all would be the redefined categories. So far we’ve introduced you to Ellp and its automation mechanism – the Ellp cards. Now, it’s high time that we go into detail about the Ellp categories themselves, without which Ellp would be a huge pile up of disorganized cards/ disaster in the making. It’s not the case! Yet knowing where we want to take Ellp in terms of variety of cards and functionalities, it just cannot make do without categorization.

At the beginning of it all, back in September 2016, Ellp started out with 6 categories and 8 cards which have now been redefined into 4, covering: Productivity, Performance, Security, and Entertainment, allowing for easy navigation of the cards, which now add up to almost 30 cards. This not only facilitates a better user experience but also increases the visibility of the Ellp cards you really need and want to make use of.

 

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So what do these categories cover?

Taking care of your PC, whilst handling multiple tasks at one go can be a headache at times – to say the least! We’ve all been there, I’m afraid! With the help of categories, you can have peace of mind, as you can easily find and activate the cards you need to perform the tasks for you. Let’s take a look at the 4 categories:

1. Productivity

It is so easy to get stuck wasting time on menial tasks or just wasting time in general, especially on social media. Busted! However, work still needs to be done, and the reality is that with such a busy life we lead, we all wish we could be more productive and get more done in less time. As the saying goes, time is money, so why not get Ellp to help, this way you make better use of your time and believe me, you’ll find yourself soaring through your daily tasks in no time! Here are Ellp’s top 3 productivity cards to help you declutter and increase your productivity, and stay focused:

  • When I’m spending too much time on Facebook, ping me
  • When I download the same file twice, let me know
  • When I download a document, save it to my preferred folder

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2. Performance

Sometimes your lack of productivity may not necessarily be your fault, it could be affected by your PC performance. It’s frustrating to get work done when your PC isn’t cooperating – maybe it takes longer to start up and runs slowly or takes an infinite amount of time to perform even the simplest and easiest of tasks. Don’t you worry, Ellp’s got you sorted! These are our top 3 performance cards, but there’s more from where these came from, so go ahead, download Ellp and get the full range.

  • When an application is slowing down my PC startup, alert me
  • When my hard disk is getting full, free up space
  • When it’s time, check my internet speed

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3. Security

I guess PC security and privacy is a number one priority on everyone’s list, especially considering the amount of cyber attacks the world has experienced in the past couple of months. No one wants to have their personal credentials, whether bank account details or personal emails or files circling the web for everyone to see. So if you’re worried about having your PC and online activities being compromised, why not try these 2 Ellp cards:

  • When my email is involved in a data breach, alert me
  • When it’s time, perform a privacy cleanup

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Best part – there’s no need for you to break the bank, as Ellp is completely free!

The production of security cards takes much longer as this is a more complex task. For the time being, we’ve perfected the 2 cards mentioned above and we’re working on new security cards to be released soon. Stay tuned as they’re going to be awesome!

4. Entertainment

Everyone has his or her own way of chilling out after a hectic a day – maybe a drink after work with friends just to ease that stress or simply chillax at home listening to some music or watching that last episode from your all-time favorite series. With this in mind, we came up with solutions to save you those extra minutes, and jump straight into relaxation mode! that after a busy day can make a difference.

Our reasoning behind the cards is to give the fastest access to whatever you want to do to relax, as those couple extra minutes can make a difference after a busy day!

  • When I plug in my headphones, open my favorite application
  • When I download a song, save it to my preferred folder
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This is one of those articles where we help you navigate through Ellp more effectively and proactively so that you can experience the full functionality of the product and ease your daily routine.

 

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With Ellp you don’t need to worry about boring PC tasks as it takes care of them for you, so you can focus on the things that matter most.

At times even we are surprised how creative are our users with applying these simple rules in their everyday tasks, so if you have some tips for others, feel free to share them with us. Remember to share this article with your friends, so that they can save time and money and be forever grateful to you 😉

5 Ways to Boost PC Performance

Written by Janice
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June 29 - (10 Min Read)

Do pardon my French, but does your PC need a kick in the ass? If yes, it’s safe to say that the new PC charm has worn off, and long gone are the days when you could soar through your workload without a hitch! Don’t fret! There are ways to improve PC performance, but first, you have to understand why such issues arise.

If you are not a techie person nor ever aspire to be one, you may skip the whole article and simply download Ellp. It will do all the PC maintenance for you and more than that – will help you boost your productivity and performance, too!

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Why is your PC running slow?

Over time and use, your PC tends to slow down, mostly because it’s full to the brim with your downloaded applications and software, along with other files, such as photos and videos. Other contributing factors might be bad computer habits, such as disregarding standard scheduled maintenance, running multiple programs at once and putting your PC to sleep instead of shutting it down on a daily basis. Whoops! Guilty! I do these more often than I’d like to admit.

With that said, it all boils down to the fact that, with regular use your PC tends to build up unwanted files and fragments your hard drive, resulting in a slow PC, which in turn affects your productivity. All of these problems can be easily taken care of, either by yourself if you have the time and tech knowledge, or by an automation program if you value your time and peace. Either way, they need to be addressed, because if not such issues continue to pile up, with the ultimate result being that you’re presented with a ‘new clunker’ in your life – your PC.

Below, you can find top 5 tips that we have prepared for you to guide you on how to boost your PC performance with no drama and no money involved.

1. Boot your PC and manage startup programs

We tend to brush the first one off. Why? We want to get to work as soon as possible and therefore, if we simply put our PC to sleep, all we have to do is login and not wait for it to start up. Bad call! Starting your PC after a proper shutdown or restarting your PC, helps your computer to recalibrate after a day of work. After all, everyone needs a little shut-eye!

Having multiple programs opening up upon PC startup may hinder your PC startup time. Chances are that these programs continue to run in the background well after startup, using up your PC’s memory. Ellp can help you monitor which applications are slowing your PC at startup by simply activating the ‘When an application start slowing down my PC startup, alert me’ card. When activated, Ellp will pinpoint the applications slowing down your PC startup time. This way you can access the Task Manager, and just go straight to the applications that are delaying you from getting on with your work.

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2. Clear out unused programs and applications

Programs and applications tend to take up a lot of space. If they’re used on a regular basis then it’s all well and good, however, if you no longer make use of them, then you might want to consider getting rid of them.

A Pro Tip: Only remove programs and application you recognize, so as to avoid uninstalling any important programs you might need in the future.

Follow these steps to uninstall:

  • Access the Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Programs and Features

From the list provided, simply right-click on the program or application and select Uninstall. If it doesn’t allow you to uninstall, it means that the program or application is a default program or app.

PS. Some really important programs cannot be uninstalled as they are inbuilt and part of your PC’s factory settings.

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3. Delete unwanted files

When was the last time you went through your files and cleared unneeded and unwanted files out? Most probably it’s been a while and it’s now taking its toll on PC performance. Keep in mind that the more files you accumulate, the slower and more cluttered your PC will become. Not only that, but these files also take up valuable space on your hard drive. Ellp can easily keep track of such files and your disk’s storage space by utilizing the following Ellp cards:

  • ‘When my downloads folder is filling up, clear out the old stuff’

When activated and time limit for how long old items can stay within the Downloads folder is set, Ellp will notify you whenever your Downloads folder is filling up and with your approval it will clear out the old stuff for you, allowing you to reclaim valuable space.

  • ‘When my Recycle Bin is filling up, keep it clean’

This is one of the folders that is usually packed with unwanted files, however, we never get around to clearing it. This card will do the trick, as once activated it will alert you every time your Recycle Bin is close to being overloaded with old stuff, so you can keep it clean.

  • ‘When my hard disk is getting full, free up space’

By making use of this card, Ellp will inform you whenever your hard drive is close to getting full, and will then free up space for you. Not to worry, Ellp will only delete any temporary and junk files that are no longer needed by you or your PC, so no important files will be deleted. Once such files have been cleared out, Ellp will then notify you with the amount of space regained.

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4. Defrag your Hard Disk

For some this might be a head spinner, but don’t worry – we’re here to help. Basically, it’s a way of reconfiguring all the empty spaces found on your drive, which affect the way your hard drive thinks. In the sense that, some programs and files might take longer to open up and therefore by rearranging how your drive structure, you improve your PC performance.

To defrag your drive you can do it yourself by following these steps:

  • Open File Explorer and right-click on the hard drive and select Properties. Under the Tools tab, you’ll see Optimize and defragment drive with the option to ‘Optimize’.

If you don’t feel comfortable to defrag your drive yourself you can seek the help of free defrag tools.

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5. Do regular maintenance

One of the best ways to get the most out of your PC is to schedule regular maintenance. That is, making sure that you don’t put off software updates and that you update all programs and run security scans, to check for viruses, spyware and any other kind of malware. Performing such regular check, not only improves the functionality of your system but also help patch any security glitches.

It might seem a bit of a tedious and daunting task, because let’s face it, it takes a long time to go through and action all of the above. However, by performing such tasks, you can optimize and boost PC performance along the way.

But yet again, here at Ellp, we ask ourselves this simple question: Why to do it yourself if Ellp can do it for you?

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We wrote Boost PC Performance article to guide you on how to set up Ellp to extend your PC lifetime. We hope you find it useful. If you are curious how our users rate Ellp, here is the link to Ellp’s testimonials page for you!

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Top 10 Ellp Cards for Photographers

Written by Aneta
Marketing Champion


June 22 - (5 Min Read)

Andrew held a big mug of his favorite coffee and intensely stared at his screen. From the moment he put his headset on, he couldn’t hear anything that was happening in a small one bedroom apartment, recently adapted to a photo studio. He was preparing for an upcoming Insta session with his friends. He knows how daunting and overwhelming it can be. That’s why he needed to download several shots for inspiration.

With a simple flip of the switch, he set up Ellp to save all pictures in ‘Insta’ folder on his desktop. Now, all he needed to do was to choose the best shots. He didn’t need to worry about downloading the same file twice during his hunt for inspiration, as Ellp was there to notify him about any duplicates. Limited space on his laptop, the issue his friends experienced so many times no matter how big their drives seemed to be, was also not an issue for him. Ellp was there to free up some space on his disk, every time his disk became 85% full. Enjoying his PC assistant doing a lot of his job for him, Andrew wished that Ellp could also choose the best props for his upcoming session, too.

Cards Andrew is using:

  • When I download a picture, save it to my preferred folder
  • When I download the same file twice, let me know
  • When my hard disk is getting full, free up space

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At first, Jack didn’t want to try another free app, when Andrew recommended it to him. It didn’t take him too long though to find his favorite set of cards. New National Geographic Photo of the Day automatically set as his desktop background every day got his creative juices flowing and was a good productivity boost. Nevertheless, photo editing could become a very draining task at times. In fact, Jack had the tendency to spend more time on Facebook than adjusting lighting settings of Andrew’s shots. Until Ellp came to help. The app would ping him back to work every time he spent over 10 minutes mindlessly scrolling through his newsfeed. Plus, there would be no more fighting at the studio that he left his progressive music on when he left his desk for a moment. Ellp simply mutes the sound for him when he locks his PC.

Cards Jack is using:

  • When my favorite site posts a picture, set as desktop background
  • When I’m spending too much time on Facebook, ping me
  • When I lock my PC, mute the sound

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What Alex likes about Ellp is how the app supports his mobile lifestyle. His favorite card monitors his laptop battery level for him and notifies him if it goes down to 40%. It minimizes the risk of the battery going flat on him during meetings with clients, that he likes to hold in local coffee shops. Being notified about open WiFi spots is always a bonus. In order to stay on top of any hacking attempts, Alex uses an Ellp card that alerts him in the case of a data breach involving his email address. But he is especially proud to discover that Ellp can assist as a market researcher, too. Whenever Andrew, his brother, is tagged on a photo on FB, Ellp downloads this photo to ‘Andrew’s Best FB Pics’ folder. This way, with Ellp’s help, they can create a database with Andrew’s most popular work.

Cards Alex is using:

  • When there is a new open WiFi spot, let me know
  • When my battery is half empty, let me know
  • When my email is involved in a data breach, alert me
  • When I’m tagged in a Facebook photo, download a copy

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We wrote Top 10 Ellp Cards for Photographers article to guide you on how to set up Ellp to support your photography endeavors. We hope you find it useful. Don’t just take our word for it, see what others had to say about Ellp, on our testimonials page

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Get in the Know when You’re Offline!

Written by Janice
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March 30 - (2 Min Read)

Ever tried purchasing some awesome festival concert tickets, or set a movie to download, only to realize that half way through the transaction or download your internet connection got disconnected? This can be pretty frustrating as well as time-consuming, as it means you’ll need to go back and re-start the entire process from scratch.

In this day and age, the Internet has become a can’t live without commodity, not to mention a lifeline for most! Just imagine trying to get things done without it – the thought is disturbing, to say the least! But let’s not think about disconnection just yet…

Having a fast and reliable Internet connection is essential, especially in this information era where practically almost everything (in whole or in part) is done over the internet. So without a stable connection, there’s bound to be some serious hair pulling along the way.

Going back to disconnections… and going back to how important the Internet is to us, it’s especially nerve-wracking being suddenly cut off from the Internet. What’s worse, however, is being cut off and not knowing about it right away. Am I right?!

This is where our latest Ellp card comes in handy. We have developed a card with a heads-up system in place that notifies you each time you get disconnected from the Internet, so every time you lose connectivity you’ll be the first to know about it.

To find this card, simply open your installed version of Ellp, navigate to the ‘Performance’ category and just switch the activation toggle on, and that’s you all set!

Don’t stay hassling with searching for websites!

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Written by Janice
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March 23 - (3 Min Read)

Mornings are always the worst – I must tell you I’m more of a night owl than a morning person. The thought of getting out of my comfy and cozy bed is quite challenging, to say the least! But once I finally do roll out of bed, I drag the rest of my body to the kitchen to make a fresh cup of coffee. The time I really begin to kickstart my day, however, is over a quick browse through my favorite site, and then I’m ready to seize the day! I guess we all have our own unique morning rituals, but what we all probably have in common is that most of us perform the same set of activities day in, day out. So whether it’s checking our emails, scouring the web for the latest tech trends, or going through Facebook feeds and notifications, the first thing you do is power up your PC to open your favorite site.

Since most of us are usually running after time in the morning, we need to make sure that we utilize our time more efficiently. That means all activities must be planned to a tee. Ideally, this would mean we’d already have a few of our activities preset or automated beforehand. For instance, say you’re planning to head to the gym the next day, you’ll definitely need to pack your bag the day before, so after your morning tasks, you can just up and leave without hassling to find your ankle socks and your gym towel. In the case of your daily browsing ritual, wouldn’t it be great if you could wave your magic wand and your favorite site would launch immediately upon startup, without having to stay wasting time searching for and loading it yourself?

Ellp can’t magically brew that cup of coffee you’re so desperately in need of just yet, but it can automatically open any web page you’d like whenever you log onto your computer. This isn’t just useful for leisurely browsing pursuits, but it also saves you lots of time, so you can immediately go straight to the tasks that really matter.

So how does this work? That’s easy! All you’d have to do is activate this card ‘When I turn on my PC, open…’ and then you can either select one of the already pre-listed sites such as Facebook, Amazon, Google, or simply type in your own favorite site, and voila, you’re all set! Now, you’ll be able to start enjoying instant browsing

So what are you waiting for? Download Ellp and rid yourself of morning mayhem and let Ellp set the right tone for the rest of your busy day!

Update: 2 More Ellp Cards are Out

Written by Janice
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February 23 - (3 Min Read)

The Ellp experience just got a whole lot better! How? Well, to make sure you’re getting the most out of Ellp we deemed it fit to release yet another update. With 13 cards already available for you to make use of, we are thrilled to announce the issue of 2 brand new Ellp cards.

Here’s what’s new on Ellp:

When I plug in my headphones, open Spotify

Without music, life would be a mistake’ – we couldn’t agree more with this statement from German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche! In fact, Ellp continues to bring your favorite music services together. So if you’re a Spotify devotee, this card might just tickle your fancy. Once your headphones are plugged in, Spotify will launch automatically. This will not only enhance your digital experience, it will also save you lots of time, allowing you to go straight to your favorite song, artist or playlist, so you can get down to business.

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When an application starts slowing down my PC startup, alert me

Tired of wasting time waiting for your PC to load up? We totally understand your frustration. After all, no one enjoys sitting idly, wasting endless amounts of time just waiting for their Windows to load up. Unfortunately, because most applications tend to run automatically upon startup, these applications can take quite a toll on PC speed and performance, and as a result, this can curb productivity. Thankfully, Ellp has got you sorted! Stop wasting time and get straight to the important stuff with Ellp. Once activated, this Ellp card will run silently in the background, searching for power hungry applications that are slowing down PC startup time. As soon as these heavy applications are detected, Ellp will immediately notify you, so that you can close them and boost performance.

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This is just the beginning! We are still in our early stages of development, but we promise you more Ellp awesomeness is on the way! The Ellp team is constantly on the go and hard at work aiming to double the number of Ellp cards in the upcoming months. So stay tuned because you’re in for a treat.

Update: 2 more Ellp Cards in the Bag

Written by Kristina
Customer Success


December 15 - (4 Min Read)

We asked, you answered, and now it’s time to deliver! Firstly, we would like to thank you for all the feedback we received. We’ve found it to be very helpful, so much so that we’ve already started working on the cards you suggested!

This year we saw some of the largest data breaches ever! With the most recently affected company being Yahoo, whereby a 3-year-old security breach compromised over 1 billion user accounts, making it the biggest breach so far! In light of the data breaches and cyber attacks that marked 2016, we felt the need to close off this year and kick off 2017 on a high note. Hence, we present you with two brand spanking new cards, to Ellp you safeguard your privacy.

Here’s what’s in store for you this month:

When it’s time, perform a privacy cleanup.

Worried about having your PC and online activities at risk of being compromised? You’re not alone. Seeing as this happens to approximately 1 out of 5 people, it’s terribly concerning! With Ellp in the picture, however, there’s no to need to get your panties in a twist. You can safeguard your personal data without having to lift a finger. How? Simply select your preferred time, and switch the activation toggle on. Ellp will then automatically perform a daily scheduled, safe and effective privacy cleanup, which will reduce the possibility of having traceable personal data, such as browser files and file thumbnails, which are vulnerable to theft and phishing. Smile and bring out those choppers, cause you can now enjoy browsing safely and secure both your online and offline worlds with this awesome Ellp card!

When my email is involved in a data breach, alert me.

It seems like not a day goes by without someone having to go through the ordeal of having one of their numerous online accounts (such as DropBox, Facebook, Tumblr etc…) in risk of being breached and compromised. The question on everyone’s mind is: How would you realize that one of your accounts has been involved in a data breach? Detecting this is very difficult, and sometimes the only way of knowing is if someone tells you about it. Besides the fact that it’s already very difficult to detect such breaches, constantly monitoring your accounts is also very time-consuming and just another daunting task. This is certainly yet another job for Ellp to take off your hands! Our new Ellp card will safely check all the accounts which are attributed to your given email for any breaches. Ellp will immediately alert you when any one of these accounts is at risk so that you can change your password and protect your personal information. This service is being provided through a safe and reliable system by our friends at HaveIBeenPwned.com.

We realize that Ellp is still a bit empty right now, but be patient! We promise you that we’re constantly striving to enhance and improve our product, with many more automation rules coming your way!

Ellp is the gift that keeps on giving! To spice things up a little, we have a nice surprise for you… With the Christmas festivities just around the corner, we’ve got something wrapped up just for you, hidden inside Ellp’s latest version (Ellp 0. 9. 4). So go ahead and install Ellp and keep your eyes peeled 😳😳

Stay tuned!

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Ellp brings Easy Automation to PC Users

Written by Edward
Product Architect


December 6 - (5 Min Read)

2017 is on our doorstep and by now we should have gone exclusively mobile, we should be storing our data exclusively in the cloud, and flying around with our personal jetpack.

Jetpacks apart—yes, smartphones and tablets do help us stay connected and get stuff done. But let’s be honest here—it is sometimes so much more comfortable to use a PC. And despite cloud storage services like Dropbox and Google Drive being unarguably useful, it hasn’t stopped us from storing our precious photos and documents on hard disks, USB pen drives and physical devices that we actually own and can access whenever we like.

So we may be mobile users and have online accounts for everything, but we are PC users too and we often find ourselves performing manual tasks to bridge the two worlds together. For example, when someone tags us in a Facebook photo, we might want to download that photo to our PC for posterity. Or if we stumble across a beautiful hi-res photo, we might want to set it as our desktop wallpaper. Yet the cool apps and services that let us automate these type of tasks always seem to be geared towards mobile devices, and PCs are left behind—Ellp™ is here to restore the balance.

Easy automation for PC users—why not?

There are so many tasks that we keep doing over and over again—wouldn’t it be great to have an application like Ellp do them for us automatically? As it happens, many of these tasks can often be phrased as straightforward rules, such as:

A friend has tagged me in a Facebook photo → Download the photo to my hard disk.

And let us not forget about those PC-specific chores we have to do from time to time, like freeing up hard disk space when we’ve almost run out of it. Those tasks can be cast as straightforward rules too:

My hard disk is almost full → Remove unnecessary files to free up space.

Then there are those things that we do so naturally, that we rarely think of them as rules:

I’ve plugged in my headset → Launch the Skype application.

It’s late at night → Mute my PC audio.

Consider yourself in luck, because Ellp is here to get these tasks and many more done for you automatically. Ellp comes preloaded with a set of useful automation rules, and all you have to do is flick a switch to activate the rule you want, and Ellp will get it done. Ellp makes automating tasks as easy as switching on a light bulb!

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Being a native application keeps things uncomplicated

Because Ellp is an application that runs natively on your PC or laptop, it comes with the added benefit of connecting to your favorite services directly, without needing to go through a middleman. Let us say, when Ellp downloads a file for you, it downloads it directly to your hard disk without requiring you to sign in to a third-party online storage service like Dropbox or Google Drive. The fact that you are already authenticated into your PC—by being the person who is using it—helps to keep things uncomplicated, as we like them.

More Ellp awesomeness is on the way

Go ahead—download Ellp (on Windows for the time being), install it, try it out and let us know what you like and what you don’t in the comments section below, or through the feedback form within Ellp itself. We know, Ellp may feel kinda empty right now, but the feedback we have received so far has been very encouraging and we thank you all for the ingenious rules you have been suggesting. Here at Ellp we’ve put together a solid platform that enables us to roll out new rules rapidly, and we promise you that more packets of Ellp goodness are on the way, so stay tuned!

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Why Windows® First?

Written by Gilbert
CEO


November 10 - (4 Min Read)

Ellp has been a fantastic journey so far. It’s been great to engage with early subscribers, followers, and interested users from the get-go, even before the actual launch.

We received tons of feedback, support, and constructive reviews that are really shaping the look and feel of the product. One common question, which has been on many software experts and early-beta users minds is; “Why Windows first, and not mobile or Mac for instance?” This is a great, and a fair question to ask, especially when considering that most startups have put Windows users on the back burner, devoting all their efforts to mobile users instead.

When together with the Ellp team, we started dwelling on the idea of developing a tool that automates day-to-day tasks, we never specifically discussed a single type of device. This is because most users own and use more than one piece of hardware – typically a desktop (Windows or Mac) and a mobile (Android or IOS).

So the question we posed, wasn’t whether Ellp will be available on all operating systems and devices. Instead, we questioned; where should we begin? This is when we literally went through an exclusion list to see what best to focus on with the resources at hand.

So, this is pretty much how we went about it:

  • One of our main drivers is to design an application that is made available to everyone – whether you’re tech savvy or a novice user, a gamer or an online shopper, young or mature, it’s for you! In our opinion, there’s no better OS than Windows, to target such a wide spectrum of behaviors.
  • We felt that with the advent of Windows 10, users are now more familiar with fresh and sleek designed software that’s easy to interact with.
  • Task automation on Windows is still a fairly recent concept – Great entry point!
  • We felt that Windows users were left behind on the cool stuff and this is something Ellp wants to bridge.
  • Not everyone uses the Cloud to store his or her photos, videos and most important documents. Ellp caters for those that still prefer to use physical storage devices.
  • A simple Wikipedia search would show you that devices being shipped with Windows OS reached 283 million last year, almost as much as iOS/OS X devices, but yet far off from Android with 1.3 billion device shipments.

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When we put all of this together, it made sense for us to launch with the Windows platform. During the first phase of Ellp’s life, Windows users can benefit from a simple way to automate their important tasks in an easy way – and for free!

We already have some interesting ideas for what’s next. For Ellp to be truly unique, we will be working on having this tool available on multiple platforms, whereby users would be able to set automation on all their devices – our goal being to offer a Better Device Experience for everyone.

A Complete Guide to Installing Ellp

Written by Kristina
Customer Success


November 3 - (5 Min Read)

The wait is finally over…We’re thrilled to announce that Ellp™ is now available for everyone. Party anyone?! 🎉🎉🎉

If you haven’t been following us, you might ask, ‘What is Ellp?’ Ellp is a ‘personalized task automation’ program, that does a number of things like, connects apps to your device and easily automates your day-to-day tasks based on a number of triggers and actions set around; storage, Internet, performance, privacy, security, devices, multimedia, applications, power and more. It is an easy-to-use tool that empowers you to set your own rules around your device. Whether you’re looking to automatically save your tagged Facebook photos to a preferred folder, or would like to get notified when downloading the same file a trillion, gazillion times, Ellp has got you sorted. It can do this and so much more!

So, how can you get your hands on Ellp? That’s easy… simply download the software and start automating smart with Ellp. In case you hit a bump in the road when installing Ellp, here’s our step-by-step how-to Guide.

1. First things first! Visit our website in your preferred browser, be it Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer.

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2. Click on the ‘FREE DOWNLOAD’ button to download your copy of Ellp.

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3. The download will appear in your browser as ‘EllpSetup.exe’, which you can also find in your Downloads folder at: File Explorer\This PC\Downloads.

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4. Open ‘EllpSetup.exe’. Just as you would click ‘Yes’ to continue for any other application, during the Ellp installation Windows will ask you to give Ellp permission to run on your PC.

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5. The ‘Welcome to the Ellp Setup Wizard’ screen will now appear. Click ‘Next’ to continue.

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6. You will now see Ellp’s software license agreement. Select the ‘I Accept the Agreement’ option and click ‘Next’ to get your copy of Ellp.

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7. Once done with the installation, click ‘Finish’ and Ellp will open. Now for the fun stuff! Ellp will ask you to type in your name and preferred email address – so we can make Ellp all yours!

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8. You’re in! Breezy right? Now that the formalities are over, you can enjoy flipping through and activating your favorite Ellp cards. To do this, simply click on your preferred card, personalize it according to your needs and when you’re satisfied with your customizations, switch on the card from the activation toggle. You’ll receive a notification that your selected rule has been successfully activated.

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Now you can just sit back, relax and let Ellp do all the work for you 🙂

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