Phone Blocking apps: BlackList for iOS- Productivity series, part 3.

screen shot of blacklist app. text reads 'block distracting websites and stay focussed'

Who might this blog post be useful for?: Anyone that spends too much time on their phone/tablet. What study skills challenges can this app help you overcome?: Poor concentration, procrastination, high distractibility. What is the tool or study skills strategy?: Continue reading Phone Blocking apps: BlackList for iOS- Productivity series, part 3.

Phone Blocking apps: Android- Productivity series, part 2.

Screenshot of the cold turkey logo over nebulae. Text reads 'unlock the power of you'

When you have stuff to do, it’s so easy to spend hours on your phone and feel frustrated at the end of the day because you should have been more productive. You might have something like Cold Turkey on your Continue reading Phone Blocking apps: Android- Productivity series, part 2.

Screen tinting – iPhone and iPad

Photo of a phone without a colour over and one with a colour overlay

iOS 10 has brought the option to add an electronic coloured overlay one the screen. iPhone Colour-tint: Go to: Settings>general>accessibility>display accommodations Then move the color filters switch to enable Adjust hue and intensity to the colour that is right for Continue reading Screen tinting – iPhone and iPad

Organising your time – Google Keep

Google Keep logo. A white lightbulb within a yellow post-it note. Text below reads 'Google Keep'

Available on: IOS, Android and in-browser Features: Speech-to-text function to dictate to-do lists and notes Can include images in posts (for example of written shopping lists) Sync reminders to Google Calendar Colour code Add tags to notes, i.e. ‘work’, ‘uni’, ‘home’ Continue reading Organising your time – Google Keep