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Hubstaff Time Tracking

Lightweight, native time tracking tool that includes screenshots, time tracking and project management.

The epic list of 99 remote working tools

Team Teleport lives and breathes remote work. With employees in different locations around the world, we know the challenges this arrangement can involve. Luckily, it can be made a lot easier with the right tools.

WorkingOn

WorkingOn is a productivity tool that allows teams to minimize distractions by giving constant status updates and task tracking without interrupting workflow. We integrate with many popular products like Alfred, Slack, HipChat, Trello, Asana, GitHub, PivotalTracker, and even your inbox to connect progress directly to assignments and goals.

Paper & Pencil

Paper. A free app and digital notebook for the iPad and iPhone.

Forest

Forest is an app helping you put down your phone and focus on what’s more important in your life.

Noizio

Noizio is an app that will drown out the noise of the street and allow you to concentrate on the work at hand, increasing your productivity.

The Tools & Kit I use to Stay Productive as a Digital Nomad Programmer

The first thing you give up as a Digital Nomad is your big comfy chair, second monitor and many of the other comforts you’re used to. But that doesn’t mean your mobile work environment has to be inferior. Here’s my list of hardware and software – built up over the last three years – to stay productive on the road.

WhatsApp

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

IFTTT

IFTTT gives you creative control over the products and apps you love.

Asana

Asana has re-imagined team communication from the ground up. Conversations and tasks are in one place, so everything is actionable and transparent. When less of your time is spent in email, you’ll have more time to get work done.

Trello

Drop the lengthy email threads, out-of-date spreadsheets, no-longer-so-sticky notes, and clunky software for managing your projects. Trello lets you see everything about your project in a single glance.

Teleport Sundial

Teleport Sundial makes remote teams work well across different time zones.

Teleport Flock

Is your team spread around the world? You need to get together, but don’t know where the optimal place is? We will discover and budget your next meeting in a heartbeat.

Any.do

Millions use Any.do to realize their true potential. Any.do helps you achieve anything by syncing your personal tasks, work projects, and shared lists so you have a clear path moving forward

Wunderlist

Wunderlist is the easiest way to get stuff done. Whether you’re planning a holiday, sharing a shopping list with a partner or managing multiple work projects, Wunderlist is here to help you tick off all your personal and professional to-dos.

Todoist

Todoist lets you manage your tasks anywhere. At home. At school. At work. Online. Offline. And on 15 platforms and devices.

IDoneThis

Reply to an evening email reminder with what you did that day. The next day, get a digest with what everyone on the team got done. It’s that simple. No hassle, no micromanagement. Get stuff done, and celebrate it with your team.

TinyLetter

TinyLetter is a personal newsletter service brought to you by the people behind MailChimp. People use it to send updates, digests, and dispatches to their fans and friends. Though they’re built on the same infrastructure, TinyLetter is for people who don’t need all the business features that come along with MailChimp.

MailChimp

More than 8 million people and businesses around the world use MailChimp. Our features and integrations allow you to send marketing emails, automated messages, and targeted campaigns. And our detailed reports help you keep improving over time.

Focus@Will

On mobile, tablet or computer, listen to multiple music channels scientifically optimized to increase concentration and productivity.

Basecamp

From freelancers, to small shops, to mid-sized companies, to enormous multinationals, Basecamp is the go-to project management tool for hundreds of thousands of groups world-wide.

HipChat

Group and private chat, file sharing, and integrations.

Slack

All your communication in one place, integrating with the tools and services you use every day.

XE

The world’s trusted currency authority.

Google Apps for Work

Professional email, online storage, shared calendars, video meetings and more. Built for business, designed for teams.

Day One

Day One is a journaling app for the iPhone, iPad and Mac. Record life as you live it. From once-in-a-lifetime events to everyday moments, Day One’s elegant interface makes journaling your life a simple pleasure.

Google Hangouts

Bring your conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free.

Pocket

Put articles, videos or pretty much anything into Pocket. Save directly from your browser or from apps like Twitter, Flipboard, Pulse and Zite. If it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet or computer. You don’t even need an Internet connection.

Duo Security

Quickly deploy 2 factor authentication with Duo’s full suite of security services and protect every account with ease.

Skype

Skype is for doing things together, whenever you’re apart. Skype’s text, voice and video make it simple to share experiences with the people that matter to you, wherever they are.

Evernote

For everything you’ll do, Evernote is the workspace to get it done.

Instabridge

3 million secure up-to-date wifi spots and passwords on your phone.

1Password

1Password creates strong, unique passwords for all of your sites and logs you in with a single tap. It’s simple, convenient security.

Dropbox

Dropbox keeps your files safe, synced, and easy to share.

Every Time Zone

Never warp your brain with time zone math again.

F.lux

F.lux makes your computer screen look like the room you’re in, all the time. When the sun sets, it makes your computer look like your indoor lights. In the morning, it makes things look like sunlight again. For Mac, Windows, Linux and iOS.

TransferWise

Banks charge hidden fees when you send money abroad. With TransferWise you save up to 90%. Problem solved, money saved.