I must admit, tablets have let me down in one particular area: productivity. Ever since they gained a significant mainstream user base, I have believed that with the right set of apps, the tablet would be the perfect gadget to help people get things done. I felt the phone was too distracting with its various communication channels, while the PC would be the place where the work is actually done. I expected the tablet to be a useful second-screen of sorts, acting as a monitor offering the right information to keep you focussed on the task at hand.
It hasn’t worked out so for me. While it came in handy a lot in college, particularly combining Evernote and their Web Clipper Chrome Extension, since graduation a couple of months ago I have used it exclusively for reading comics and the Game of Thrones books series. But maybe I’m just using it wrong, maybe I don’t have the right apps on it, and I’d really like to hear your thoughts on it.
Whatever you’re using that helps you boost your work rate, write it in the comments.
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