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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.

ReminderBaba Sends Follow Up Reminders With A Custom Email Address

The best reminders are the ones that you don’t have to go too far out of your way to set. To that end, ReminderBaba makes it dead simple to remind “future you” to do something. Simply add one of the service’s many custom email addresses and automatically get a reminder later.

Checkmark Adds Lists And Groups To Its Location-Based Reminders

Checkmark is our favourite location-based reminders app for the iPhone. Today it’s getting a big update in the form of a brand-new version.

Squawk Displays Reminders When You Unlock Your Android

Android: When an item in your to-do list needs to be done soon, it can help to be reminded of it often. Squawk simplifies this by giving you a single task to focus on, and issuing reminders by time, Wi-Fi connections, or whenever you unlock your phone.

Write Your Repayment Due Date On Your Credit Card And Never Forget To Pay

If you can’t remember to pay your credit card bill every month, Redittor SolidDexter has a solution: write the due date on the card itself.

Shifu Reminds You Of Tasks By Time, People, Location Or Network

Android: Android has plenty of great to-do apps, but Shifu might just be the smartest one I have seen yet. The app lets you set reminders and tasks based on people, time, location and network, giving context to your to-do list.

Note.It Is A Fast, Elegant iPhone App For Quick Notes Or Checklists

iOS: Notes don’t always need to be elaborate. If you’re just making a quick checklist or jotting down ideas, Note.It is a dead-simple iPhone app that’s easy to use and easy to read, even on the go.

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