reminder services work anywhere your email works. For almost as long as there
has been email, there have been programs that would automatically send email
reminders since the function is relatively simple to program, and immediately
early services were typically used to send reminders of birthdays, anniversaries,
and other important events, although some systems could also operate on a
and send an email a few minutes ahead of each meeting throughout the day, often
with a command to trigger a bell sound.
Modern email reminder services
are accessed over the Internet through the web. These sites require you to register
address and set up an account, often free, and provide an easy configuration
to set up your reminders. A reminder
can be a one time event, or sent weekly, monthly, or yearly.
Since you must give these services your email address, you should read their
or otherwise use your personal data in a way you don't approve.
Resources. The following sites provide
email reminder services:
Lists of reminder services: