task management

Call Planner Schedules And Reminds You To Make Important Calls

Android: If you often forget to call your parents or make important calls, you need Call Planner. It’s a simple app with one purpose: to maintain a list of people you have to call and remind you of that.


Yipgo Saves Formatted Text Notes And Appointments In The Browser

We like plain text to-do lists around here, but they naturally limit you a bit. Yipgo mitigates this by keeping the text-only interface but allowing you to designate to-dos, appointments and more with certain formats. It will then compile all the important stuff into an agenda view for you.


Boxer Integrates Your Email With To-Dos, Dropbox And Evernote

Android: There are a million and one solutions to the problem of emails, but Boxer manages to turn heads in a different way. The app allows you to combine all your email accounts into one inbox, turn emails into to-dos for your list, and quickly delete or archive messages.


Why Saving Tasks For Tomorrow Doesn't Always Work

Do you frequently tell yourself that you’ll do better “next time” and then don’t change when the time comes? Do you often decide to do something “later” only to find that it never gets done? Poor time management today will only lead to poor time management tomorrow, but here’s how you can improve.


Checkmark Adds Snoozing And Recurring Reminders

iPhone: Checkmark, our favourite app for location-based reminders on iOS was updated today with a few handy new features. It now includes the ability to snooze reminders and add recurring reminders.


The Freelancer's Guide To Time Management

Time management is a challenge for all of us, but we freelancers face a unique set of issues when it comes to making the most of our time. Not only are we juggling projects, we’re juggling several clients and simultaneously trying to find new work. Here are some time management strategies freelancers and small business owners should have in their arsenal.


Why You Should Get The Big Things Done First

It’s common to reach the end of the day and realise you’ve hardly accomplished anything. This object demonstration shows why you should tackle the big tasks first thing in the morning.


Stop Leaving Tasks Half-Finished With The 'One-Touch Rule'

Disorganisation can waste a lot of time (and cause a lot of stress). Productivity consultant Ann Gomez suggests adopting the “one-touch rule”: process that task the first time you touch it.


How To Turn Gmail Into Your Central Productivity Hub

Gmail is so much more than an email service. It can serve as your to-do list, your notes board, your reminders and your list maker. For the last few months, I’ve weaned off using to-do list managers, note-taking applications and other services normally associated with productivity. Instead, I’ve relied on my Gmail tab as a single productivity hub. Here’s how I’m making it work.


How To Get Better At Estimating Time For Tasks

Good time management depends on knowing the value of each minute. If you can correctly tell how long it will take to do a task, your schedule will never go haywire. So here’s how to get good at estimating time.