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Things for Apple Watch ▶︎

One of the many err ‘things’ I am looking forward to with the Apple Watch.

Getting Started with Things ▶︎

A great little primer for using Things, still my personal choice of to-do app.

Trying Bullet Journal ▶︎

“Bullet journal is for those who feel there are few platforms as powerful as the blank paper page. It’s an analog system for the digital age that will help you organize the present, record the past, and plan for the future.”

Yep. I’m testing this one out. (Read more)

Listening to

Griffin iTrip

Since getting a car again, being faced with a 30-40 min commute each morning and investing in a Griffin iTrip Autopilot to get around the fact that the Polo doesn’t have an iPod connection, nor audio-in (shame!) I’ve been listening to a fair few podcasts lately.

On very high rotation are the excellent podcasts produced by Dan Benjamin’s 5by5, particularly the Back to Work show with Merlin Mann and The Talk Show with John Gruber. The first one because I’m going through a bit of a GTD phase and have found it to include a boatload of helpful nuggets to get me a little more motivated and organised; the second to hear some great discussions around all things tech.

If you’re into this kind of stuff, I definitely recommend listening in.

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My things

One thing I particularly love at the moment about my iPhone 3G is nothing to do with the phone itself, rather an app that I have running most of the day.

It’s called Things and you could describe it in a nutshell as a to do list manager or task manager. But that would be selling it short.

I use Things as my personal oracle of – er – things. I check it when I get up, I plan my day on it whilst travelling into work, I get great pleasure from ticking things off and hate when something that I planned to get done, doesn’t.

Nothing is more satisfying that ticking that little checkbox against an item that’s been sitting in the Today list for more than it should or when completing anything in the Someday list.

The desktop version is great for keeping everything in sync (plus with the latest version you can add reoccurring items, something not yet available on the iPhone version), however the power of this great little app is being able to access it anywhere anytime to add that thing you know you should really get around to doing someday and to remember that other thing you got out of bed to do.

Not sure what I’d do without this little app. I’m really looking forward to giving it a spin on an iPad, their iPad version looks insane. And while I’m linking to videos, Apple also have a great one up profiling the developers behind Things.

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