Tame Your Tech

    Tame Your Tech

    Is your device running your life? Addicted to social media feeds, news/weather updates? On notification or game overload? While your devices can be used to support your academic success, some days, they can feel like they work against you. Learn how to manage the tech side of your life with these tips and tools.

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    Minimize distractions

    • Turn off all notifications and email
    • Turn off unnecessary applications
    • Try a Full-Screen, Distraction-Free Writing Program
    • ToolsFocus Writer · Omm Writer · Write Monkey · Pages

    Manage yourself online

    Schedule internet use

    • Schedule specific times to check email, Facebook, Twitter and surf your favorite sites
    • Use RSS feeds or News Aggregators (instead of manually checking news sites for updates)

    Remove distractions