Be organized and manage life better
You’ve got an important meeting with the client. You’ve got the kids’ soccer game. You’ve got doctor’s appointment, the visit to the mechanic to fix your flat tire, your friend’s birthday party. How’s it possible to keep life on schedule?
In this chaotic life, it is really important to know how to schedule your time properly. Scheduling is the art of planning your activities so that you can achieve your goals and priorities in the time you have available. When it’s done effectively, it helps you understand what you can realistically achieve with your time and accomplish your goals.
These four apps will do the trick. Each brings a particular strength for a particular lifestyle. Choose the app that’ll best keep your (numerous) personal trains running on time.
A stressful schedule can look a lot more chill when presented in a beautiful familiar format.
Moleskine Timepage is a smart calendar that makes planning your time and projects smooth and stress-free. It combines your events, maps, contacts and weather into one easy app, working with your existing calendar so you don’t need to setup anything new.
Your calendar is displayed as a continuous timeline, making it easy to view a whole week at a glance, display your schedule for one day or look further ahead . It is carefully designed to help you look ahead and stay organized.
Timepage supports all calendars that are iPhone compatible including Exchange, Outlook, Office365, Facebook, AOL, Yahoo, Google, iCloud, CalDAV and more.
Timepage has a membership service fee, however, free trial period is also offered.
Picniic- Family organizer
Picniic simplifies family life so you can spend more time doing what you love, and less time organizing it. All family members can easily access Picniic to keep everyone organized and on the same page, with features such as: family locator, shared family calendar, shopping lists, grocery lists, recipe tips, meal planners, information lockers, and more.
The app is free to download, but the $15/month premium option grants you access to a family locator, an info locker to store important information you might need at doctors’s appointments, and a Meal Planner.
Agenda is a date-focused note taking app for both planning and documenting your projects. From business professionals and technical users, to students and artists. Agenda is for anyone wanting well organized and easily navigable notes that help drive your projects forward. You can take notes , date notes, and organize them with timely reminders.
With Agenda you can take notes for what is currently on your agenda, while you prepare another for an upcoming meeting. You can also attach dates to individual notes, and even link them to events in your calendar. It allows you to easily link to web sites and files on your disk, but you can also drag files in to attach them.
This 2018 Apple Design Award Winner app is integrated with iCloud and Dropbox, so your notes are kept in sync across each of your Macs, iPhone and iPads. Agenda is free, with no time limits. You can use it forever, at no cost. Premium features can be purchased in the app.
Fantastical 2 lets you quickly toggle multiple calendars on or off with a single click, so you can focus on what’s more important in that moment. Fantastical supports the same reminders as macOS and iOS, giving you the fastest way to create or update your to-do-list. Creating a new reminder is as easy as creating a new event: just type in what you need to get done.
This 2015 Apple Design Award Winner app also features a focused reminders list, as well as support for location-based reminders. You can even automatically switch Calendar Sets based on your location (i.e. Work and Home).
Fantastical has its own engine for CalDAV and Microsoft Exchange. This means you can add your calendar accounts directly into Fantastical. It supports iCloud, Google, Microsoft Exchange, Yahoo, as well as any other CalDAV account. If you don’t sync with a calendar service you can still use the local calendars in your Mac’s built-in Calendar.
Fantastical offers free 21-days trial period.