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Kasia Kowalczyk

Fascinated by how technology influences culture, society, and daily habits. Sharing tips and lists about apps and gear – but only the ones she is using herself.
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Forest app plants a seed every time you start a distraction-free session

1. You can earn rewards and unlock plenty of different tree species to plant. 2. The app planted over 855,000 real trees…

Kasia Kowalczyk August 4, 2020
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Highlighted app lets you capture and organize parts of your favorite physical books

1. The interface is sleek, distraction-free, and incredibly intuitive. 2. It smartly detects the beginning and end of the excerpt. Highlighted: Book…

Kasia Kowalczyk July 28, 2020
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Todoist is the most user-friendly and flexible to-do list app for iOS

1 The app is using language processing and predictive language to let you add tasks quickly. 2 It can be integrated with…

Kasia Kowalczyk July 15, 2020
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Block distractions and focus on what matters with Freedom iOS app

1. The app temporarily blocks time-wasting apps and websites.2. You can schedule distraction-free sessions for later or as recurring events. Procrastination is…

Kasia Kowalczyk May 12, 2020
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Notion app takes a while to get used to but in the end it’s extremely rewarding

1. With formatting reduced to the minimum, the app it lets you focus on what matters most – the content. 2. It’s…

Kasia Kowalczyk February 11, 2020
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Headscape iOS app helps you regain focus and reset completely

1. The app has everything you need to make meditation part of your daily routine. 2 It’s beautifully illustrated – it’s guaranteed…

Kasia Kowalczyk January 19, 2020
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Joy Forever design by Piotr Kowalczyk Geek Updated

“Joy forever” t-shirt & other items

Let positive energy into your life with this vintage “Joy Forever” design using the 1960s font face and bright colors. Available on t-shirts, sweatshirts, long sleeves, tote bags, throw pillows, and iPhone cases among others.

Our score: 8.1/10

Amazon $14.99

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Innovative stand for hands-free use

Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

From Lamicall comes a brand-new pillow stand with an “open jaw” design, a stylus holder, and a large pocket for your phone or charger. A perfect tablet or e-reader stand for hands-free use: reading, watching, or video calls.

Our score: 8.2/10

Amazon $29.99

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