Ask Yourself What Three Things You Need To Do Today

We love to-do lists, tracking tasks, and keeping an eye on everything that needs to get done. But Jeff Atwood suggests a different approach: every day, ask yourself what three things need to get done, and ditch the other lists.

Blue Mail Snoozes Emails For Later, Turns Them Into A Task List

Android: If you like to look at your email as if it were a to-do list, then Blue Mail is designed with you in mind. It lets you snooze mails for later so they act as reminders, and you can even turn your inbox into a task list and mark each message as “done”.

Make A To-Do List Before Getting High Or Drunk

Alcohol and drugs affect everyone differently. While they’re generally viewed as leisure activities, some people get extra motivated when under the influence. Take advantage of this phenomenon by creating a to-do list before you imbibe.

Tasks Is A Near-Perfect Astrid Clone

Android: Tasks: Astrid To-Do List Clone (to use its full name) is, as the name suggests, a clone based on the source code for now-defunt open source task manager Astrid. It aims to bring back some of the functionality of that beloved lost to-do app.

Add Location-Based Notifications To Todoist For Android

Todoist is one of our favourite to-do list apps, but one thing it doesn’t have is location-based notifications. Thankfully, they’re easy to add — all you need is an automation app such as Llama, and Todoist’s mobile app for Android.

Productivity 101: A Primer To The Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organised and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to spend less time doing the things you have to do so you have more time for the things you want to do. Let’s break it down and see how you can apply a simplified version to your life.

Check To-Do List Before Checking Email To Prioritise Tasks

You probably know you should keep your email and your to-do list separate, as that lets you know exactly what needs to be done. But a single email interruption can mess with your productivity. That’s why expert Caroline Adams advises checking your to-do list before you even open your inbox.

OneTask 2 Tracks All Your To-Dos And Helps You Focus

Mac: It’s been a while since we highlighted OneTask, the to-do app that makes capturing items easy, but only lets you focus on one thing at a time. Now, it’s been rewritten from the ground up, and it’s even better than before.

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.

Do A Work Swap With Colleagues To Tackle Nagging Tasks

Scheduling a power hour is a good solution to tackle those tasks you don’t want to do — but you still have to do them. As an alternative, try swapping your least-loved tasks with a colleague.