Finish For iOS Is An Easy-To-Use Anti-Procrastination Tool That Helps Get Things Done

It’s hard not to procrastinate on some things, especially when you’re preoccupied with thinking of things you’d rather do instead. But thanks to 16-year-olds Ryan Orbuch and Michael Hansen, Finish for iOS will help you fight against the procrastination bug and actually get things done.

The idea came to Orbuch and Hansen during tenth grade finals when the two were looking for a better way to manage their work. They wanted something simple, that’s easy to use and to input information, but that automated the priority of each task based on due dates. As such, Finish was developed to meet these needs.

One downside is that Finish doesn’t sync across all of your devices and it doesn’t integrate with your calendar app, so if this is a feature you like and are used to then Finish may not be for you.

Here’s how it works:

Finish will first ask you to indicate different short-term, mid-term, and long-term timeframes. Then you just add a task and a due date by tapping the right day on the calendar. Finish will automatically categorizes the task based on short-, mid-, or long-term and it will be added to a home screen slider.

As you complete your tasks, the next task in each sub category will slide up to replace it. Short-term goals are always visible and then the first task in the mid- and long-term goals are shown. To see the full list of each, just tap on either one and it will expand.

Finish will also send notifications to make sure nothing gets by because of your procrastinating ways.

Though there could be more features to this app, Finish is simple and easy to use. Keep in mind it was built by high schoolers to meet their own needs. Other high schoolers or college students might find this the perfect way to beat procrastination as well. You can get it from the App Store now for only $0.99.

Kaylie lives in Ottawa and got her first Mac in 2007 and is now a fan for life.