8 Apps to Help Get Errands Done Efficiently
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Thanks to straightforward icons and integrated maps and contacts, this iPhone-optimized app minimizes the clicks you need to create lists and reminders. You can use natural language to schedule a location-specific event (e.g. "Remind me to silence my phone when I get to the office tomorrow.").
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A to-do list optimizer, this app creates sharable lists that are accessible wherever you are and includes reminders to keep you on track.
This app with attitude can add both motivation and laughs to your to-do list. Get your tasks done, and you’ll be rewarded with jokes, compliments and stories. Fail to do what you've planned, and you'll be chastised — all in fun.
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Preloaded on iOS devices, Reminders allows you to create simple, color-coded lists (e.g. one for work, one for home and one for an upcoming vacation). Plus you can set reminders to pop up when you reach a certain location — like "Preheat the oven" when you get home.
This intuitive app divides your tasks into "Today," "Tomorrow," "Upcoming" and "Someday," so it's easy to prioritize. Just click one of the four categories to schedule, without sorting through a calendar.
This app works across any device, syncing your tasks so you have them everywhere. You can also share your lists with people in your social circle, which is invaluable if you want to delegate.