Most of us have probably downloaded a ton of apps we don’t end up using, either because they weren’t too great or we just didn’t do enough to incorporate them into our everyday work flow. If you’re struggling to keep up with small tasks or just want to be more productive in both your professional and personal life, we’ve got three apps worthy of your time.
This one’s for anyone who does client work or project work that requires detailing how much time you spend on related tasks. Hours makes logging and understanding your time spent on projects and tasks easy. The app makes real-time tracking simple – you can keep a running list of timers for each project or client you’re working on and switch between the timers with one tap. You can also download reports of the specific time spent on a project, a super handy feature for clients who want to view your activity to the minute.
Pocket lets you save content from everywhere; be it articles, videos and stories from any publication, page or app. You even get access to them when you’re offline. The “listen” feature lets you listen to your saved articles instead of reading them, perfect for when you’re doing chores or have your hands busy. You can also customize your content by creating tags, or take it a step further by changing the font, text size and theme of the article.
Todoist wants to help you remember all the things you don’t (and can’t). You set tasks, their deadlines and get notifications when they’re due. You can even track and visualize your progress, reviewing your productivity each week. For the unorganized among us, the app gives you the confidence that everything’s organized and accounted for, freeing up mental space to make progress on the things that are important to you.