Zapier: The Google Tasks Guide: How to Get the Most Out of the Simplest To-Do App. “Google launched Google Tasks, a simple to-do list app built into Gmail, in 2008. That’s when I finally found a replacement for Palm’s to-do list manager. Here’s what makes it my favorite simple to-do list app—and how to get the most out of it.”
MakeUseOf: 5 Apps That’ll Remember Anything for You. “Much like a computer, your brain also has a limited amount of memory. You can’t possibly remember everything you come across. But when something is important, it helps to have a quick way to remember it. Smart technology is dumbing down the human race, but it’s also about how you use it. Offloading the non-important bits of your memory to a device will free up room for you to retain other information. There’s no reason for you to remember John the assistant’s birthday or your mother-in-law’s favorite color, so let one of these apps do it for you instead.” I gotta check out Reminder Team.
MakeUseOf: Automate Tedious Tasks on Trello With This Amazing Bot. “Trello is an uncomplicated and intuitive tool for managing projects and tasks. But what if it could get even easier? Butler for Trello is the answer. This new bot lets you automate Trello tasks. Using triggers and actions, you can automatically create lists, move cards, set due dates, add labels, and much more without lifting a finger.”
Technology Personalized: I’ve Finally Found the Perfect Alternative to Wunderlist. “About a month back, Microsoft did something tragic – they announced a new to-do app. Now, that might not sound as harsh as I just described it. Every company continues to experiment with apps. I mean, look at Google, they have almost seven just for messaging. But Microsoft, along with that, also said that they would eventually phase out Wunderlist once users settle down with the new one. Now, that also sounds quite fine, we’re getting a brand new and smart app in exchange for a six-year-old service, right? No.”
Neowin: Microsoft announces major redesign for OneNote, “rolling out over the coming weeks”. “Earlier this week, Microsoft updated its OneNote app for iOS with a significant overhaul of its user interface. Today, the company formally announced details of the new design, and revealed that it will also be rolling out to OneNote across Windows 10, Mac, Android, and the web, ‘over the coming weeks’.”
TechCrunch: Todoist launches a deep integration with Google Calendar. “Todoist is quite a powerful task manager, but it didn’t communicate with your calendar until now. If you’re a Google Calendar user and want to check your tasks and events for tomorrow, you currently have to check both Google Calendar and Todoist. This is about to change as Todoist is launching a deep two-way integration between Todoist and Google Calendar.”
MakeUseOf: How to Organize the Best Online Videos You Watch Every Day. “When it comes to articles, bookmark services have you covered. Pocket, Instapaper, and other such services save links to read later. But the internet loves to watch videos as much, if not more. And a lot gets thrown at you from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Instagram, or others. While you can use Pocket itself to save videos, it’s not the ideal service for it. There are specialist alternatives which let you save videos and watch them later. There is also your browser’s own bookmarks. And finally, every video service offers to save videos for you anyway.”