Too much information, too little time

woman behind pile of filesDo you ever feel like you are drowning in information? Do you need help organising both your data and your time?

If so, there are many web-based applications that can help, accessible from either your smartphone or a browser.

To-do-list and task organisers:

Remember the Milk – a popular online to-do-list and task management tool

Todoist – a more customisable alternative to Remember the Milk

Nozbe – another online tasks and notes management tool, great for shared projects.

Read later tools:

Pocket (formerly Read it Later) – save web pages to read them later

Instapaper – save any web material to read at your leisure

Evernote – save web pages and full text with this note taking application

Online post-it notes:

lino it – a virtual noticeboard where you can stick online post-its

Online Sticky Notes – an alternative to


Xmarks – keep your bookmarks in sync when you use more than one computer

Delicious – store and organise websites with this social bookmarking tool

Diigo – an alternative social bookmarking site

Let us know how you get on with them and which one is your favourite, or if you can recommend one that we haven’t mentioned.

Post by Claudia Luna (and updated by Meg Westbury)


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