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7/3/2016
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9 Digital Tools For A Productive Summer

These digital tools will help you stay more organized, productive, and efficient this summer, leaving plenty of time for fun in the sun.
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RescueTime
We've all been there: All of a sudden it's 5 pm and you feel you haven't gotten anything done. Where did the time go? RescueTime can tell you.
RescueTime is a personal analytics service for web and mobile use. It's designed to help you see where you get distracted so you can improve your work habits. The app runs in the background and tracks the time you spend on various apps and websites to give you a picture of how you spend your day. It then provides detailed reports documenting your activity.
With RescueTime, you can learn how many hours are spent in meetings, writing emails, or browsing social media. You can set alerts for when you have spent a certain amount of time on a specific task, or block entire websites to avoid distractions. As a reward, RescueTime will highlight the things you accomplished during the day.
RescueTime Lite is available, free. It lets you track time, set goals, and receive reports every week, and every three months. For $6.75/month or $54/year you can get the Premium version, which comes with daily goal alerts, website blocking, more detailed reports, faster data processing, and an unlimited report history. There is a 14-day free trial period for Premium.
The app is available for Mac, PC, Android, and Linux.
(Image: Google Play)

RescueTime

We've all been there: All of a sudden it's 5 pm and you feel you haven't gotten anything done. Where did the time go? RescueTime can tell you.

RescueTime is a personal analytics service for web and mobile use. It's designed to help you see where you get distracted so you can improve your work habits. The app runs in the background and tracks the time you spend on various apps and websites to give you a picture of how you spend your day. It then provides detailed reports documenting your activity.

With RescueTime, you can learn how many hours are spent in meetings, writing emails, or browsing social media. You can set alerts for when you have spent a certain amount of time on a specific task, or block entire websites to avoid distractions. As a reward, RescueTime will highlight the things you accomplished during the day.

RescueTime Lite is available, free. It lets you track time, set goals, and receive reports every week, and every three months. For $6.75/month or $54/year you can get the Premium version, which comes with daily goal alerts, website blocking, more detailed reports, faster data processing, and an unlimited report history. There is a 14-day free trial period for Premium.

The app is available for Mac, PC, Android, and Linux.

(Image: Google Play)

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