5 Superb however Neglected Productiveness Apps on Home windows 10

Let's face it, whether you're a college student, office worker, businessman, or even a CEO, most work requires you to be in front of a computer. With an excessive workload or tight schedule, it can be very easy to get tangled and end up with nothing essential at all.

Your computer is your livelihood, but it is also your livelihood unless you learn to use it properly. Don't worry, the apps listed here will get you back on track in no time.

1. Cortana

Cortana is one of the least used apps on Windows 10. If used correctly, this app can save you valuable hours. Originally launched to compete with other voice assistants such as Siri and Alexa, this handy tool has now become the preferred voice assistant for all Windows users.

When Microsoft decided to pull the plug on Cortana for Android and iOS devices, speculation was ripe that the same would happen for Windows. However, all of this speculation was dashed when Microsoft announced it would invest more in research and development of speech recognition and control software.

Microsoft soon rolled out several new updates that tightly integrate Cortana with the Office 365 Productivity Suite. This has allowed users to use multiple features of the Microsoft Productivity Apps without installing a third party app. Here's what you can do with this versatile app:

  • Receive daily briefings with Cortana. This includes reminders, notifications, and email notifications. This can be done by integrating Cortana with the Microsoft To-Do platform.

  • Use voice commands to plan, start or end meetings in MS Teams.

  • Open apps, do calculations and get quick weather and traffic information – all via voice commands.

Download: Cortana (free)

Related: Cortana in Windows 10: Everything You Need to Know

2. Productivity boost

If you have a lot of tasks and task management is not your forte, Productivity Burst will be a good addition to your digital arsenal. Productivity Burst allows you to jot down all of your tasks and focus on them individually.

the Timeskip The function of this app allows a suitable time slot for each activity on your to-do list. It also tracks your progress so you can evaluate your performance at the end of each day.

Another feature of this app, the Chain fraction motivates you to do your daily chores by sending you gentle reminders. And that's not it; It will also applaud you when you have finished your daily chores.

These productivity techniques are not new; they have stood the test of time. Productivity Burst simply digitized these popular productivity techniques to help you manage your workload more efficiently.

Download: Productivity Burst (Free, In-App Purchases Available)

3. Remind me

For better or for worse, we stick to our screens. Often we are so immersed in the digital world that we end up forgetting very important things. If you are also a victim of this problem, Remind Me will come in handy.

Remind Me is an alarm app and a reminder app that are merged into one. You can use this app to remind you when to take short breaks or when to exercise. With the reminder widget, you can view all of your reminders at the same time. The Quick Reminders & Tasks feature prompts you to complete your tasks according to your schedule.

In addition, you can add voice notes to your reminders and reminders for different categories such as birthdays, pills, workouts, appointments, etc. The app is available in the Chrome web store and can be installed as an extension on your PC.

Download: Remind me (free)

4. Resultivity

Imagine this: you searched for something on Google and you came across an interesting webpage on Facebook or Instagram. Now a one-minute Google search turned into hours of useless internet tab diving.

These distractions are common and no doubt poisonous to your productivity. However, don't worry; Help is on the way.

Resultivity is a time management app that puts an end to such distractions. This innovative app has a timer that you can start as soon as you have started your work.

Whenever you take a break, idle mode calculates how much time you've wasted. You can also plan breaks to replenish your energy.

If you stick to your routine and get your job done on time, you will earn Resultivity Points. You can use these points to unlock more productivity techniques.

Download: Resultivity (Free In-App Purchases Available)

5. Focus on to-do

the The Pomodoro technique has become quite popular with people, especially teenagers, lately. This technique is one of the most successful ways to increase productivity, and developers have created many apps for it. Focus-To-Do is one such app.

Focus To-Do is a user-intuitive task and time management application that helps you get your tasks done on time and efficiently. After downloading this app, you will be asked to create a profile. When done, you can use this profile to use this program on any device.

This app allows you to start a project, add tasks to a project, and tick each task as it gets done. Once you start the timer, you have 25 minutes to complete each task (a pomodoro takes twenty-five minutes) followed by a five-minute break.

The basic version of this app is free and has more than enough tools to keep you productive and organized all day.

Download: Focus To-Do (Free, In-App Purchases Available)

There are many productivity apps out there, so find the one that suits you

Each of us is built differently. What works for us may not work for you. Research has shown that the average employee is only three hours productive on an 8-hour day shift (two hours 53 minutes to be precise).

That's right: you are (most likely) only productive about three hours a day, even though you spent much more time on work. By using the app that suits your lifestyle, you can significantly increase your productivity and achieve more at the same time.

6 easy time management and productivity apps for Windows

Could your computer help you get more work done? It certainly can. Great organization software can make you more productive. It's about working smarter than harder.

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Maham Asad
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Maham is a Psychology graduate and is expanding and nurturing her interest in technology with MUO. Outside of work, she enjoys reading books, painting, and traveling whenever possible.

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