Productivity

  • Escape 2: Distraction tracker
    Escape is a simple tool for tracking time spent using social media. Its landing page will attack you with an unbelievable stat: Sixty minutes on social networks every day equals 45 working days every year. Escape's first goal is to track time spent on these networks and present it in a user friendly way. They are accomplishing this with a...
  • 1Focus: Block distracting apps & websites
    If you find yourself opening Twitter every five minutes (instead of working), you might find 1Focus useful. First, it lets you define your activities - such as "work" or "studying". For each activity, you can define a list of blocked websites and a list of blocked apps. 1Focus will block access to all items on this list. You can set...
  • Tomato One: Dead simple Pomodoro timer
    Have you ever returned from a vacation only to find out you have absolutely no ability to concentrate? Pomodoro is this technique to help you concentrate even when it's hard: Set a timer for 25 minutes, work, and be rewarded with a 5 minute break. Or you can use it as a timeboxing tool: If you have a task, but...