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Outlook’s tasks feature is pretty simple and basic. If you want to power up Outlook tasks with organisation and room for details, integrate the awesome note-taking tool OneNote with Outlook.
Android: Todoist is one of our favourite to-do apps, but its design has always been a bit spartan. That has changed with a massive Android overhaul, which features a new, great-looking redesign. The update also adds easier ways to add to-dos, subtasks, and edit task durations and due-dates.
We’ve shared many to-do list tips over the years, including how to simplify your to-do list and understand why they fail. Beyond the basics, there are some surprising ways to improve this all-important productivity tool. Here are ten such clever tricks for making your to-do list actually work for you.
Mac: We all need to be reminded of things throughout the day, but setting up a series of alerts and tones isn’t always the best. Gestimer is a Mac app that sits in your menubar and lets you quickly create short-term reminders by just dragging down on the icon.
Todoist is a great, cross-platform tool for managing tasks. In fact, it’s one of our favourites. And you can now integrate the tool with Evernote, Google Calendar and Github.
Everyone struggles with procrastination now and then, sometimes because the stress about starting a task keeps us from acting. David Cain points out at Raptitude, however, that the moment you start acting is the beginning of the end of that anxiety.
iOS: Glass Planner is a free hybrid calendar and to-do app that makes sure all of your to-dos show up right when you need them to, and you never miss an alert. You get an agenda-like view of all of your to-dos and appointments, and adding or arranging new items is quick and easy.