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Focus: The Best Pomodoro App for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac [Sponsor]

Focus is a time manager that helps you beat procrastination and work more efficiently using the Pomodoro Technique. Available on iOS, the Mac, and the Apple Watch, Focus teaches you to work in intervals and reminds you to take regular breaks.

Taking breaks enables you to reenergize and concentrate better, be more thoughtful, and ultimately, work more productively. With its simple and lightweight way to organize and manage your tasks, Focus is the best way to get organized and achieve daily goals that keep you motivated. Because its task management features are unobtrusive by design, you’ll spend your time working on your tasks instead of fiddling with the app.

Focus is designed to work seamlessly across all platforms and devices through Apple’s latest technologies. You can switch devices by using Handoff and count on fast, reliable iCloud sync among devices. On iOS, you can see your current progress with a Today widget, and use rich notifications to start, stop, and extend your work. The beautiful and clear design feels right at home on macOS, and a menu bar app lets you see your current progress at a glance. Focus also helps you gain powerful insights about your work with charts comparing your activities day-to-day, week-to-week, and month-to-month.

Focus is right on top of Apple’s new OS releases too. The iOS and watchOS apps feature Siri shortcut support, and the Mac app will include a Dark Mode that looks fantastic in Mojave when it’s released next week.

Be more productive and effective by adding Focus to your workflow. This week only, MacStories readers can purchase a Focus Pro subscription for 15% off the usual price using the promo code macstories18 from within the app. So don’t delay, get Focus on iOS and on the Mac today.

Our thanks to Focus for sponsoring MacStories this week.

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