Top 5 Apps for focus & productivity

Don’t let distractions or daunting to-do lists get you down: Our favorite productivity apps will keep you on task and on schedule. From the ultimate task list to a planner for the whole family, there’s a tool for everyone.

 

 

Habit hub app

HabitHub - Habit tracker & Goal tracker   motivation

"The HabitHub" is a powerful app that can be used to track habits, accomplish your goals and finally rewire yourself.

 

Why we love this

  1. Start new habits and stick to your goals with the help of personalized trackers and reminders
  2. Customize your goals with flexible scheduling options like “every weekend” or “twice a week” and rewards you define (e.g., pizza and a movie)
  3. Visualize your progress and patterns: See habit-keeping streaks on a calendar, plus personal stats in graphs and charts

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Microsoft To Do: List, Task & Reminder

Microsoft To Do is a task management app to help you stay organized and manage your day-to-day. You can use Microsoft To Do to make shopping lists or task lists, take notes, record collections, plan an event, or set reminders to increase your productivity and focus on what matters to you. Microsoft To Do makes it easy to stay organized and manage your life.

Why you choose this:

  1. This beautiful to-do list and reminder app makes organization intuitive, so you can focus on getting stuff done
  2. Create “My Day” with tasks from multiple lists (say, Groceries and Work), with the help of smart suggestions
  3. Add notes to tasks, and easily find what you need by searching your tasks, steps (subtasks), and notes

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    Forest: Stay focused

Forest works well, and if your goal is to be more in the moment, ignore your phone and actually talk to your friends when you are with them, this is the app for you." — The New York Times

 

Why you choose this:

  1. Stay focused with this endearing, forest-growing take on the Pomodoro Technique (a practice of breaking work down into 25-minute intervals)
  2. Fill your virtual forest with (free) cedars or premium species like banana trees, baobabs, and cacti
  3. “Plant together” with coworkers, family, or friends: Your communal tree will grow only with everyone’s participation

 boosted

Boosted - Productivity & Time Tracker

Boosted improving your productivity with the Boosted - Productivity & Time Tracker app. Understand your habits with insightful reports and improve your productivity and time management with various productivity tools like the Pomodoro timer and simple time tracking. Improving your habits is the shortest path to self improvement. The most effective way to do this is to understand them first. By tracking your time, you'll be able to understand your current habits and you'll be able to use this knowledge to build better ones.

Features that Boosted gives you:

  •  Single click time tracking for all of your activities
  • Stay organized by splitting your projects into smaller tasks
  • Pomodoro timer, countdown timer, and many other productivity tools
  • Export your data to CSV
  • Control your time tracking quickly from the notification bar
  • Keep your data safe with Google Drive backups
  • View detailed reports and statistics of all your tracked time
  • View all of your tracked activities in a calendar
  • Stay productive even at night with the Dark mode
  • No ads - stay focused without unnecessary distractions

 

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 Trello: Organize anything with anyone, anywhere!

Trello is infinitely customizable and flexible for your every need. Get more done with Trello’s customizable-yet-simple boards, lists, and cards.Free your brain from remembering every planning detail.

 

Why you choose this:

  1. Plan and manage personal and team projects with a visual representation of your workflow

  2. Cards represent tasks and are wonderfully flexible – fill them with text, files and more; and move them between and within lists
  3. Add “Power-Ups” like a map or calendar view of projects (you get one for free and more with a subscription)