February 12, 2015
Maintaining focus in a world permeated with all kinds of digital distractions becomes a real challenge. Ironically enough, this same technology that distracts us can be used to fight off distraction. There are now several productivity and time management apps that you can use on your iPad to help you better ration your time and control how you spend it. Those sporadic 5-minute intervals in which you check your social media notifications become hours when added up at the end of the day. Being aware of how much time we spend doing things is the first and most insistent step towards a better time management and ultimately an enhanced productivity. To this end, I am sharing with you some of the best timer apps to use to track your work and manage your time.
1- Pomodoro Timer
Pomodoro Timer helps you boost your productivity using the Pomodoro Technique™, one of the most effective time management methods out there. Not only will you get a fully configurable timer that lets you customize every aspect of the technique, but you will also enjoy a clear and beautiful user interface.
This is a task manager app that allows you to “set up a list of tasks, and a length of time for each of them. When you start the timer, it will tell you when to move on to the next task.
3- Focus Time
‘Focus Time is a beautifully designed timer for people who want to avoid distractions and get more done. The key is to apply yourself to tasks by working in units of 25 minutes, separated by short breaks of 5 minutes.’
DropTime is a countdown timer designed for the Pomodoro Technique. It sets up a loop sequence of timers and records how much time you spent on a task.
5- Flat Tomato
An amazing tool for time management. Inspire By Pomodoro. Do more and have fun with time management.