Focused Work: how do we get anything done, at all?

I have always had this problem. I know what I need to do. I don’t always know how to start. It’s as if there’s a bridge out, even though I can see the destination on the other shore. And I used to try strategies like Work Breakdown Structure, Getting Things Done, or Pomodoro to try and figure out how to manage time. But maybe this app, Focused Work will be the one that breaks my mental block.

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Apple, Amazon, Google, and Zigbee Alliance continue to make progress, unifying smarthome devices

I love smarthome automation. I love nothing more than being able to turn things on and off at different times of day, based on other triggers, with my phone or voice. What I hate is the idea that someday I’m going to move and I’ll either have to uninstall everything, or sell it to someone who’s an iPhone user: all my stuff is HomeKit compatible. But the future looks a little better. The alliance between Apple, Amazon, Google, and Zigbee is still making progress.

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Deliveries 9 for iOS and Mac tells you where it’s at

Deliveries is the best of what an app should be: It does one thing (monitor status of deliveries), does it well (supporting an impossibly long list of couriers and tracking from websites like Apple and Amazon), and puts that information right up front where you want it – on your iPhone or Mac.

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