Gmail and Google Chat will let you choose which contacts can nudge you through iOS Focus Mode

Gmail and Google Chat will let you choose which contacts can nudge you through iOS Focus Mode  and the Productivity News This Week

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In this Cast | Gmail and Google Chat will let you choose which contacts can nudge you through iOS Focus Mode

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Headlines & Show Notes | Gmail and Google Chat will let you choose which contacts can nudge you through iOS Focus Mode

Resources we mention, including links to them, will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.

How to Use Block Scheduling to Revamp Your Workflow

Your boss thinks you have no long-term future at your job if your camera or mic are off during Zoom meetings – Fortune

To Keep Workers, Flexibility Is More Important Than Money | Time

You can now try 1Password’s customizable redesign on your iPhone and iPad – The Verge

Microsoft brings Autofill support to Authenticator to help you create strong passwords

Todoist + Akiflow

You can now open Google Drive images directly in Picsart for web-based photo editing

Google Workspace customers will now be able to create Dynamic Groups

Outlook Tasks vs. Microsoft To Do: Which Is Better?

Business & Finance Segment

Memex went closed source while it figures out funding

Productivity Resource of the Week

Google Finally Announces the Switch to Android App

Cellular Data vs HotSpot discussion (Boox Nova Mention)

Featured Story of the Week

Gmail and Google Chat will let you choose which contacts can nudge you through iOS Focus Mode

Announcements

NYyou Library Offers Free Banned e-reader Books

Other News

That’s right ⁠— we’re on an ambitious plan to build an open smartphone that puts Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) at the core of our ecosystem 🌲🌲🌲

A new iOS to-do app wants to get rid of the stress of completing tasks (Bento)

Why Balance Between Energy & Productivity Matters in Your Day | by Francesco D’Alessio | The Bento Method | Apr, 2022 | Medium – 

A life of Productivity Podcast: Podcast: A few ways to work with intention

Unlimited Google Photos Storage for $15 per Month Through T-Mobile

How To Decorate Your Office To Boost Productivity – 

New Chromebook user? Learn to use Chrome OS with this simulator

How to Make Your Current Home Work for You (When Moving Isnt an Option)

Google’s Arduino-Powered Little Signals Offer Stress-Free Notifications

Googles AirDrop competitor is reportedly getting a big upgrade

Kobo makes a number of bookstore improvements

Pixel At a Glance widget finally gets new functionality from March feature drop

How to Respond to an Unreasonable Request – 

A neuroscientist debunks the biggest productivity myths | BBC Science Focus Magazine – 

Why I Wrote a Book About Momentum

Upcoming California Bill Proposes a 32-hour Workweek for Companies with Over 500 Employees –

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