All items tagged with "productivity"

Finish Things When You Want Them Finished [Review]

Finish what's most important first.

Finish what’s most important first.

Another week, another todo list. Given the fundamental simplicity of todo lists as we used to know them (scraps of paper with stuff scribbled on), it’s amazing that there’s so much endless innovation in the field of virtual ones. But so it goes, and Finish is one of the latest apps to try and add a new twist. And mostly, it succeeds.

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Carrot Is A To-Do List App With Feelings, So Don’t Upset Her, Okay? [Review]

Carrot: one app, two personalities.

Carrot: one app, two personalities.

Meet Carrot, the getting things done app with an attitude. If you’re good and you actually do the things you add to its list, you’ll be rewarded. But if you don’t … actually, things get much more fun if you don’t.

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Readdle Launches Documents, A Free File Manager & Media Player For iPad

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Readdle is well-known for its awesome productivity apps for the iPhone and iPad, so it’s always exciting when the company launches something new. Today sees the release of Documents, a terrific file manager, document editor, and media player for the iPad that promises to be unlike any other app you’ve download.

“You will use it constantly, at home, office, university or on the road, every single day,” Readdle says. And what’s more, Documents is completely free.

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Supercharge Your Productivity With LaunchBar [Deals]

Supercharge Your Productivity With LaunchBar [Deals]

LaunchBar is a smart and powerful, keyboard driven productivity utility that lets you access and control every aspect of your digital life. Whatever you want to get done on your Mac – with LaunchBar, it’s only a few keystrokes away. It’s simply the must-have Mac app for getting stuff done.

And right now Cult of Mac Deals will help you save time and avoid headaches with a deal on LaunchBar – it’s only $26 for a limited time!

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Lekh Diagram Is A Nice Free App, But You Need To Pay Up To Export [Review]

Lekh Diagram Is A Nice Free App, But You Need To Pay Up To Export [Review]

The premise: quick, simple diagrams…

Lekh Diagram is a clever and potentially useful diagramming app for iPad, “free” on the App Store, but not if you want to make serious use of it.

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Readdle Discounts Its Best Productivity Apps By Up To 80% For Black Friday [Deals]

Readdle Discounts Its Best Productivity Apps By Up To 80% For Black Friday [Deals]

Now on!

Readdle, the developer behind some of the most popular productivity apps for iOS, has discounted a few of its best offerings for Black Friday. Some of which are down by as much as 80%, while PDF Expert for iPhone is now completely free. We’ve got a complete list of the reductions below, but remember: they’re only for a limited time, so grab the while you can.

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Wonderful Day Task Monitoring App Isn’t Wonderful Enough [Review]

Wonderful Day is a different sort of one-dollar reminders app. It’s there to remind you of the things you’d like to get done, not the things you have to do. Although it sports an attractive visual design, it suffers from a handful of crucial failings that make it less useful than it could be.

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The Best Task Manager for iOS, 2Do, is Now Available for Your Mac [Exclusive]

 The Best Task Manager for iOS, 2Do, is Now Available for Your Mac [Exclusive]

We don’t hand out five stars here at Cult of Mac just for any old thing. In fact, out of hundreds of reviews, I can count on my fingers the number of gadgets and apps that have received a five-star rating. But the 2Do iOS app was handed five stars, and it was well-deserved. Now Guided Ways Technologies has released a Mac version of its superb task manager — are you excited yet?

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Huge Evernote 5.0 Update Makes Everything Accessible Within Two Taps

Huge Evernote 5.0 Update Makes Everything Accessible Within Two Taps

If you’re a fan of productivity apps then you’re probably familiar with Evernote and its amazing features. Not only does Evernote have a host of great productivity features, but the dedicated developer team behind it is always churning out new updates.

In the biggest update to Evernote in years, Evernote 5.0 is a complete redesign of the app’s UI. The main goal of the redesign was to make all major functions in the app accessible within two taps. Along with the new interface, a number of features have been added to Evernote 5.0.

Here’s the release notes on all the new goodies:

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Manage Life And Work With Producteev’s Free Cloud-Synced Mac And iPhone ToDo Apps [Review]

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Helpless and lost in a whirlwind of tasks I can never remember to complete—that’s me without a good todo app on my side. And so, since my last favorite app started having issues the developers seem intent on never fixing, I decided to give the Producteev iPhone and desktop todo apps (free) a try.

Now, with my tasks nicely cloud-synced across my Macbook and iPhone, I’m finally getting stuff done again, and I think it’s safe to check “find a new favorite productivity app” off the ol’ list.

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