For many, technology itself is the greatest distraction that prevents productivity. However, there is a way to use technology to benefit productivity. Here are 5 apps that will help increase your productivity.
Offtime helps you to focus and to unplug to be creative – thanks to smart app blocking, communications filter and insights into your smartphone usage. The app provide intuitive analytics of your phone usage, enabling you to identify your habits. You can set hurdles, reminders or restrict access to any apps that you find distracting. Instead of pointless procrastination, get involved with what’s right in front of you. You can also block texts, calls and notifications for a set period.
Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service. This app allows you to keep all your documents in one place, saving time spent unnecessarily searching for that one pesky document you cannot remember where you saved it. You can also share your drive with others, allowing them easy access and filesharing. They can then view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.
FocusList is a daily planner & focus app based on the Pomodoro technique. It helps you plan your day, stay focused and track your time. The Pomodoro technique uses a timer to break down work into intervals, traditionally 25 minutes in length, separated by short breaks. The app also tracks your work, and at the end of the day you can check how successful you were in completing your tasks.
24Me is a smart personal assistant, an easy-to-use and yet super powerful app that puts everything related to your schedule in one place. Your calendar, to-do lists, notes and personal accounts. asks, events, and notes are all listed together on the calendar and can be managed from one place. The app automatically generates personal reminders, organizes the schedule and auto-completes tasks and errands. It also enables customization and syncs with all your devices.
Any.do is an organization app that helps users create tasks, lists and reminders in one easy to-do app. This app syncs seamlessly across all of your devices, making your to-do list accessible everywhere. The app is available on mobile, laptop, desktop, tablet and even smart watch. Your tasks are automatically synced across all your devices, giving you ultimate control.
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