to-do

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.


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.


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.


Be More Productive By Knowing What To Ignore

Prioritisation is an important part of a productive day, and Harvard Business Review reminds us that an important aspect of that is cutting out the people who don’t matter so you can get the things done you have to.


To-Do App Groupiful Adds Project Templates And A New Interface

Previously mentioned Groupiful makes it easy to collaborate with others on school projects, home renovations or family reunions. Now, the service has a sharp new interface, Dropbox integration and new features to make organising tasks easier.


CARROT, The Sadistic To-Do App, Adds Speech

iPhone: We’re fans of CARROT, the to-do app that makes you work for your success by adding a bit of hostility to your to-dos. Today, it adds some new features, including a new speech synthesiser and a new story chapter.


Schedule Your Day Backwards To Get Everything Done In A Timely Manner

Your to-do list is only as useful as as your ability to actually get it done. When you’re planning out your day, start with the time that you need to be finished with work and plan backwards from there.