Best iPhone Apps to Boost Productivity in 2018

Best iPhone Apps to Boost Productivity in 2018 

 

Living a life mired in a pile of unfinished projects and missed deadlines? This is a clear indication that you’ve developed a habit of frittering away your days and overestimating your time. Put simply, you’re unproductive for the most and that’s horrible, because you’re making these pending tasks permanence in your life. Remember that productivity isn’t about doing everything. It’s about managing your time to complete your prioritized tasks without leaving you any stressed. Productivity is a learned skill, and you need some intervention, some right tools to acquire it.  

 

If you’re reading this, you’re hard-pressed to turn your days into a productive timeline, and going all ways to hold procrastination in check. Relax; we’ve listed 6 best iPhone apps, which can help you boost your productivity. Take a look.

Hours 

 

Managing an entire trail of shifts and schedules can be a big inconvenience. Use Hours – a very intuitive time-tracking app, and perhaps the best way to check where all your time really goes. There’s a visual timeline, along with detailed reports and easy reminders to help you track your working hours with zero fuss. You can easily start, stop and pause the timers, maintain a track record by client, project and task, and save/view tracked hours on a calendar. Since you’re alerted every time you begin and end a project, and get a report of how much time you’ve taken to complete the tasks, you try being better than your previous records and grow productive.  

 

Try Hours

 

 

 

Buffer 

 

Buffer comes in really hand when it’s about managing all your social media accounts in one place. You aren’t required to log in your social media accounts in separate tabs. Simply add content to Buffer, and choose when and where it’ll be posted. You can manage Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, LinkedIn and Google+ all within Buffer and can also get simple, easy-to-read analysis for the updates you share. On the free tier of the app, you can connect up to 3 account and post 10 times from each profile. The premium version lets you post more, manage more accounts and enjoy features like link shortening and content creation tools.  

 

Try Buffer 

 

 

Trello 

 

Trello creates boards for every task you’ve been working on, and thereby, keeps you well organized. You can setup to-do lists, notes, tasks and more, in the form of cards, which are pretty interesting to look at. Use them solo, or share them with coworkers, friends and family to simplify the workflow and ensure that nothing important falls out of the loop. These cards are easy to manage; you can drag and drop and manage them to other lists. Also, if you’ve made any changes in the offline mode, the cards will automatically sync when reconnected.  

 

Try Trello 

 

 

 

iMessage 

 

iMessage for iOS is a smarter medium to connect, and pretty amazing to use. Besides texting your friends either in individual chats or groups, you can also send fun stickers, share your location, and receive messages even when you’re offline. There’s an app-drawer with a lot of new feel to it, making it way more intuitive to quick-access the app with iMessages. You’re also able to send cash with the integrated Apple Pay service, and thereby, making it really convenient to manage your funds with your friends, colleagues and family. Business Chat integration has been also announced, aiming to connect businesses and individuals together and forging intimate relationships. ? 

 

Try iMessage 

 

 

 

OfficeTime 

 

OfficeTime is an easy way to track your billable hours and provide reports for your timer activities. The app has a very neat and self-explanatory interface, allowing to easily track what you do the entire day. It’s very useful for anybody who do freelancing and looking for a right tool to keep a note of billable hours and generate invoices. And the fact, that you can operate it offline without being in need of Wi-Fi or internet connection, makes it a must-have app for better productivity and knowing where all your time goes.  

 

Try OfficeTime 

 

 

 

Asana 

 

With Asana, the trouble of looking into multiple email threads is well-addressed. You can have this app to manage all your email accounts in one place, and stay well-organized in your daily workflow. You can create projects, assign tasks to team members, make comments, set deadlines and a lot more – all within one unified platform. This way, you can always stay ahead of the competition and get more productive at work. On the free tier of the app, you can create tasks with teams up to 15 people. If you’re opting for premium service, the team limit increases and you avail the benefits of many organizational tools for better workflow.  

 

Try Asana 

 

Time Doctor

Time Doctor is an amazing time management and productivity app for individuals as well as teams. Time tracking, screenshots recording, apps/websites tracking are some of its great features. It can also detect idle time and alerts the user if he/she gets distracted by non-productive apps or sites. Time Doctor also makes invoicing easier by recording exact number of work hours. It can also integrate with top apps for better project management.

Try Time Doctor  

This is our list of best iOS productivity apps in 2018. Do you know any more? Tell us in the comments section below.  

 

How to Set Up Quad9 DNS to Your Computer

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Quad9 DNS

Domain Name Servers (DNS) are like internet phonebook, Where they store domain name IP address. Human use name but computer and server use number to access a website.

My favourite DNS platform is Google DNS, 8.8.8.8. Because here in Turkey even Livescore.com dan Wikipedia is blocked. I don’t know why. I can go to Livescore but not Wikipedia. The censorship for Wikipedia just too strong.

Quad9 Protect from Malicious Domains

Now we have new DNS platform Quad9 to ensure user internet security and privacy. This new DNS was launched by Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) IBM and Packet Clearing House.

Its main purpose is to prevent a user from browsing known malicious domain, malware or phishing website and other dangerous domain.  Quad9 will check the site against the IBM X-Force threat intelligence of over 40 Billion analyzed web pages and images.

Quad9 is free to use and no personal data is stored.

How to Set Up Quad9 in Your Computer

Apple MAC

Window

Linux

Other DNS Platform that we can use:-

  1. Google Public DNS server. http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/
  2. Open DNS. http://opendns.com/

  3. Norton DNS server. https://dns.norton.com/dnsweb/dnsForH…

  4. Comodo secure DNS. http://www.comodo.com/secure-dns/

  5. DNS Advantage. http://dnsadvantage.com/

Source: https://www.quad9.net

 

50Mbps WiFi Internet Speed On Board Emirates by 2020

 

Usually, when are onboard flight, the internet is limited and you will be disconnected from outside world.  You just can watch a movie or read your favourite book.

Well, With the latest technology by Thales and Inmarsat you can have fast internet onboard. You can check email, upload your video and message your loved ones. Long haul flight will not be boring anymore.

Emirates Airlines sign new agreement with Thales and Inmarsat

Emirates Airlines will improve its internet onboard connectivity by partnering with Thales to use latest Inmarsat Global Express or IGX.

With IGX aviation broadband satellite technology, it can provide WiFi speed up to 50Mbps.

Emirates plans to install IGX to 165 aircraft Boeing 777x that its currently have. Plus 150 aircraft Boeing 777x on order. The installation will start by 2020.

According to Emirates, it has spent 200 million on onboard connectivity and serves around 800000 passengers. Currently, Emirates
provide unlimited free internet for its First Class and Business class passengers.

For Economy passenger, first 20MB data will be free. Next additional data will come with a payment plan.

According to INMARSAT, the IGX Aviation broadband service is a new technology that can match up internet speed on land.

“GX Aviation is the world’s first in-flight connectivity solution with seamless, reliable high- speed global coverage provided by a single operator,” Inmarsat said.

“It is the only service in the market that guarantees minimum data rates, ensuring that airline passengers can browse the internet, stream videos, check social media, and more during flights.”

Switch off for take-off and landing

Hopefully, by 2020, all big airlines will have high-speed internet connectivity onboard with a cheaper payment plan. So that we can feel connected to the world. Isn’t  that what Marck Zuckerberg is doing, getting all people in the world connected to the internet.

Just remember to switch off your mobile and iPad for take-off and landing. ;)\

Source: ZDNet

MaxisOne Prime offers UPGRADE Speed from 30Mbps to 50Mbps

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On October 2017, MaxisONE Prime was introduced. Maxis offers 2 in 1 package, Internet broadband with a mobile unlimited monthly package.

Before this Maxis offers only 30Mbps and 100Mbps. Now, besides limited offers by Maxis for MaxisOne Home.

Maxis also offers MaxisONE free-upgrade for 30Mbps to 50Mbps

Same as other promotional offers, this package also comes with a contract for 2 years,  so the price will come to normal price after that.

So if you are looking for fixed line broadband with mobile internet, you can check this new package MaxisONE package 50Mbps with unlimited data mobile internet with RM367 per month.

Check MaxisONE Prime

But before you decide to buy the new package MaxisONE Prime, you can check Maxis Broadband Coverage to make sure you will get full 4G in your area.

New Promotion by TM: UniFi Lite 10Mbps RM99

If you want to subscribe to UniFi, there is a new promotion by TM: UniFi Lite 10 Mbps that cost only RM99.

Previous promotion will cost RM129 for Unifi and Hypptv with the same name Unifi Lite.

Promotion is valid till the end of this year, December 2017.

But according to TMConnect, it will only offer at a certain area. We are not sure yet which area.

Upload speed will be 5Mbps and download speed will be 10Mbps

A lot of new users a bit dissatisfied because some of them just sign up for the old promotional package.

TM as a leading internet highspeed provider has made a good choice to encourage higher internet penetration in a rural area. With lot of new promotion, maybe more internet service provider will come out with a new campaign to attract new customer.

Opps, it turn out TM will put on hold this latest promotion of RM99 UniFi Lite.

But rumours spread out, that they will announce it after Budget 2018 by Prime Minister. Well as long as its good for the ‘rakyat’. Just wait and see.

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