Fine-Tune Your Tech

Below is a compilation of advice on how to tweak your settings to get the most out of your devices. You can follow the links for more detailed instructions!


  1. Rescue Time
  2. Pocket
  3. F.lux
  4. AdBlock
  5. Use email through desktop app
  6. Turn off banner notifications
  7. Set dock to hide
  8. Organize Desktop


  1. Change Notification Settings
  2. Hide networking apps from home screen
  3. Download Moment or Offtime
  4. Download Pocket Points
  5. Use Nightshift or Twilight


  1. Leverage Do Not Disturb
  2. StayFocusd
  3. Use the Pomodoro Technique


If you have questions about other tweaks you can make for your devices or suggestions on how to improve these tips, feel free to email Chris Hornung at