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FloatNote Creates Reminders For Friends That Pop Up When You Call Them

Android: Perhaps you need to remind your spouse to grab milk on the way home, or let your mother know what time the kids’ soccer game is. FloatNote lets you make a note attached to your spouse or mother’s contact card, and the next time you call them, you’ll see that reminder on screen. Here’s how it works.

Daylight Reminds You To Go Outside At Regular Intervals

Android: While some people are naturally outdoors-y types, many of us have to be reminded that a world outside the home or office exists. Daylight helps by keeping track of how long you leave the house and reminding you to get off the couch.

Set Reminders After You're Supposed To Start To Beat Procrastination

We all procrastinate in some way or another. Sometimes, even a detailed daily schedule isn’t enough to keep that from happening. The Atlantic suggests that instead of setting reminders that tell you to do something in the future, you set them as late as possible.

Take Photos Of Your Half-Finished Board Games When You Take A Break

Next time you need to break off from a game of Scrabble, chess or cards, forget spending time carefully moving the game out of the way. Just take a photo and you can easily pick up from where you left off.

Leave Your Future Self Notes To Reinforce Gratitude Or Lessons Learned

We know that our memories are, unfortunately, pretty crap. While there are ways to exercise your memory and improve it, blogger Joe Reddington suggests a simple alternative: send yourself notes from the past.

Create Reminders And Calendar Events From The Google Search Bar

As long as you’re logged in to your Google account, creating new reminders or appointments on your calendar is as easy as visiting the Google homepage and typing into the search bar. You don’t have to open reminders specifically, or go right to your calendar — Google will handle the rest.

The Best Clever Uses For Location-Based Reminders

Location-based reminders are a powerful tool that amplify your productivity. They can provide you with obvious help like shopping lists that pop up when you get to the supermarket, and chore lists that pop up when you get home — but they can do a lot more than that, too.

Use Google Now Reminders To Get Quick Links To Cancel Subscriptions

Most companies don’t like to make it easy for you to cancel their services. Google, on the other hand, puts the quick links front and centre when you create a reminder to cancel a particular service.

Tell Siri Where You Shop For Better Location Reminders

Siri’s location-based reminders are great for remembering items when you get home. Adding places you frequently visit into contacts helps Siri create better reminders.

Use Location-Based Reminders To Seek Out New Restaurants

Having trouble thinking of new places to eat when you’re out and about? Serenity Caldwell of Macworld recommends using location-based reminders for pinging yourself a list of restaurants you’ve been meaning to try.

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