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    Go For It – La Todo List qui vous met la pression / Korben · Sunday, 6 March, 2022 - 08:00

Si vous avez du mal à vous lancer dans certaines tâches, et que vous êtes facilement sujet à la procrastination, pas de panique. Vous connaissez sans doute des petites astuces comme découper de grosses tâches en plus petites ou encore bosser pendant 20 minutes et faire 5 minutes de pause en mode pomodoro.

Go For It fonctionne sous Linux et reprends un peu tout ça en vous proposant une todo liste basique combinée avec un compte à rebours afin de vous aider à rester concentrer sur votre tâche. Tic tac tic tac….

Une fois la tâche accomplie, vous cliquez sur le bouton « Done » et vous pouvez passer à la tâche suivante.

Go For It vous permettra de vous mettre un petit pied au cul pour avancer dans votre boulot. Par contre, ça ne fonctionnera bien que si vous découpez vraiment en petits bouts vos tâches. Un timer de 8h30 pour effectuer une action aura peu de sens.

À découvrir ici

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    What desktop Sticky Notes app will sync across Windows, Linux, and MacOS?

    GadgeteerZA · / gadgeteerza-tech-blog · Friday, 1 January, 2021 - 17:54 · 1 minute

I just had a fallout with KNotes 'losing' my few notes after an upgrade, and it was a major sweat to finally track down the notes saved in two Akonadi folders elsewhere. It got me thinking though about proper cross-platform syncing sticky notes (not note managers like Evernote, Google Keep, QOwnNotes). Some like Microsoft's Sticky notes don't 'stick' on Linux. I ma using QOwnNotes already for masses of text based notes which sync via my NextCloud.

There was a great solution like this called Cloud Sticky Notes that synced to Amazon Cloud but the site is now unavailable. Notezilla is halfway there for Windows and iOS and Android, but no Linux or MacOS.

So I have found two Java apps that are Windows, MacOS and Linux but no mobile clients, and neither do they actually handle concurrent multi-client syncing. GloboNotes includes the kitchen sync for features but is a database and is Freeware and not open source, whilst Pin 'Em Up is open source and XML format, but is very bare bones with no text formatting, and has had no updates for 7 years.

I'm looking for: * Proper sticky notes on the desktop * Works on Linux, MacOS and Windows (and bonus if mobile too) * Open source but worst case freeware. * Preferably stored in XML or plain text format for recovery * Yes basic text formatting like bold, underline, indenting/bullet lists

So GloboNotes or Pin 'Em Up would fulfil the real basics probably for me, but am I missing some hidden gem out there?

#technology #stickynotes #organizing #todo #crossplatform

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    Bundled Notes is an innovative freeware alternative to Google Keep which shows Big Tech is not always so sharp on innovation over time

    GadgeteerZA · / gadgeteerza-tech-blog · Saturday, 19 December, 2020 - 16:54 · 1 minute

Yes Google Notes has not changed much over time apart from gaining location alarms, and its tags are a bit cumbersome to work with.

These younger developers working on their own come up with far more usable organisation solutions, and I like the combination of how the bundles, tags and kanban functionality all works together. Google Keep has long needed bundles or collections.

On the minus side this is not open source software, nor (I think using some common cloud folder for syncing), and there is a monthly or annual cost if you want to exceed 6 bundles or more than 400 notes per bundle. Also, the native app is Android only so other devices would use a web app would actually work much the same. But there is no web access without the Pro upgrade. The $17.99 pa is a bit steep for me though.

Still they have a sub-Reddit for active engagement with the dev and of course we know Google often shuts down its services at any time so that free route is likely not there forever either.

Key though is it shows how Big Tech tends to just rest on their dusty laurels and of course they have the money to provide services for "free" so we "keep" using them although they are not the best apps around...


#technology #kanban #organising #bigtech #todo