How I use iOS apps to manage my calendar and daily tasks

Things, normally $19.99, is the Free App of the Week right now (free until 11/28/14). This article gives me some good ideas for managing and merging tasks, reminders and calendars.


I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking that my work day is chaotic. There never seems to be enough time, and keeping track of where I’m supposed to be and what I’m supposed to do is difficult.

Last week, I looked at how I use my iPad to manage my notes. This week. I’m going to look at how I use iOS to manage my schedule and task items.

The problems and how I solve them

Meetings, nothing more than meetings
About half my work day is spent in meetings. I’m not as bad as some coworkers whose calendars are booked all day and triple-booked most of the time; very few of my meetings aren’t productive. I’m lucky in that 90 percent of them are related to a project I’m working on. The meeting may not require my active participation, but it’s nice to get a sense for how the…

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About vsajewel

Hi...I'm the author of 2 main blogs on WordPress...vsatips...where I write tech tips for mobile devices...primarily ios...2nd is vsatrends...where I write less about tech things and more about everything else. I also host a YouTube channel which I use to better illustrate some of the 'how to's' in my posts. I love everything about technology. Currently, my main interests/platforms are ios, Windows and Amazon Echo. Recently I decided we were spending way too much money with our local cable provider. So I decided to cut the cord. There is a definite learning curve, especially the antennae part, but we successfully did that and are now saving a boatload of money, so I write some about that. I also am extremely conscientious about security because of an event my family endured , so I write a lot about that too. Two sub-categories of security I tend to focus on are the password manager Dashlane and Hardware Firewalls. Last, I take a lot of notes and have been a beta tester for Evernote for many years. I love Evernote! In recent years Apple has beefed up Apple Notes a it’s become a fairly serious note long as its OK if you lose or mess up all your Apple note data. I write about those 2 note platforms primarily.
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3 Responses to How I use iOS apps to manage my calendar and daily tasks

  1. John Klosovsky says:

    Hi! Do you know two apps: toggl and timecamp? I wonder which one to choose but I would like to hear about it from a user.


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