Whatever you do has to have a purpose; a meaning as why we’re doing it. In today’s world, productivity and efficiency are two concepts which seemingly everyone must exhibit. However, in order to truly reach a point of maximum productivity, you’ll need all the help you can possibly get. Your human efforts can only get you so far. That is the place of technology.
In recent times, there have been a plethora of technological innovations which have been aimed at helping people maximize their day to day activities and enhancing their productivity. Here's a look at five of our best.
Music has a special way of increasing performance and activities. Studies give credence to the fact that people performs a tad better when listening to some of their favorite tracks and songs. Although this fact doesn’t hold true for everyone, a majority of people (for example, me) will comfortably attest to that fact.
Music players, apart from helping you perform optimally, are also awesome devices for when you feel stressed out or fatigued. Music is always an awesome way to relax and gather yourself.
Today, there are numerous platforms and service that let you download your favorite tracks. While some are just useless and filled with ads, others give you real-time, easy access to multiple tracks, both old and new, from your favorite musician or group. All you need is to find the perfect music downloader where you can get your songs and your music player will always be at the ready to play them.
Smartwatches combine portability with efficiency. These little guys can handle tasks just like your mobile phone, except for a few major tasks. Smartwatches are awesome for travelling and given the fact that they have long lasting batteries, you’ll be able to use them for extended time periods.
When choosing a smartwatch, you should be careful and put a few things into account. One of the major factors to consider is compatibility. In truth, not all smartwatches will be compatible with your mobile phone. Some are built for Android devices and Windows-operated phones while some are solely made for phones running on Apple’s iOS. This is why before you purchase a smartwatch, you should perform a compatibility test and make sure that it’s working fine with your phone.
If you perform jobs which are physically demanding, you’ll definitely need these ones. These devices track some specific aspects of your health in order to make sure that you’re at optimal health at all times. Whenever an anomaly is recorded, the tracker will alert you so that you can quickly find a solution to your issue before it escalates into something more harmful to your health.
Apps, Apps, Apps
Apps are programs which serve specific functions on you mobile phone, tablet or computer. Basically, without apps, your phone will just be a useless piece of metal. Whatever you do, there are certain apps which help you. However, there are also some apps whose functionalities cut across all fields, like Evernote and Slack.
With Evernote, all you need to do is sign up and begin writing. You can easily write down all you’re feeling or anything that just pops into your head. With its extended features, you can add voice notes and even external files — pictures, PDFs or more.
Slack, although it operates in a manner like Evernote, has some advanced uses. You can save entire webpages into your Slack page to read later and even communicate effectively with those around you; family, team members, etc. Slack has synchronicity with social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, thereby increasing your range of communication and accessibility.
Ever had a long day where all you feel like doing on getting home is to jump in your bed, sleep and not worry about anything else? Well, with home assistants, you can actually do just that. Home assistants like the Google Home or Amazon Echo have connectivity features to some of the devices in your home, thereby making them able to handle specific tasks such as setting your alarm, turning on your microwave, etc. Working at home has never been easier.