The apps below use some or all features of the Pomodoro technique. The Pomodoro technique wants you to work focused in short timeboxed periods. By keeping your focus and not making mental context switches, you get more work done in less time.
The basic steps are:
This website allows you to connect with strangers for up to 4 hours per session. Both participants will begin the session by declaring their individual goals to achieve within the timeframe. This accountability helps you to achieve your to do list without getting distracted.
Don’t we all occasionally find ourselves wishing we could be free from the clutches of the internet? If you need help resisting temptation—like, a lot of help—cross-platform app Freedom has a ton of options. Block certain websites, block certain apps, block the entire internet, schedule ahead when certain things will be blocked, make it so you can’t turn off Freedom if you change your mind...the list of ways to remove any and all opportunities for distraction goes on and on.
Engross packs in a lot of features we’ve covered so far, all in one app. It has a customizable Pomodoro-inspired timer that allows you to time block periods of work and rest, as well as soothing sounds and app-blocking capabilities to reduce distractions. Plus, with repeating
tasks and reminders, you’ll spend less time planning and more time working.
Kanban Flow is a project management tool allowing realtime collaboration between team members. The Kanban board gives you an excellent overview of your current work situation. Visualizing work in a team environment simplifies communication and leads to improved productivity. Kanban Flow also supports the Pomodoro technique