Ironically enough, the MORE devices you got, the LESS productive you will become.
Minimum viable devices
Funny enough, we think:
If I just had that one device or thing, or more of them … I will become *MORE* productive.
However on the contrary it seems the opposite is true. The *MORE* devices you got, the *MORE* distractions you got.
For example, I think the laptop is the minimum viable device. You can literally do everything with it. I don’t actually think you *NEED* a smartphone (even in today’s world) — it is a luxury and convenience thing. But you *NEED* a laptop. You don’t need an iPad, an Apple Watch, bluetooth headphones, etc. Even for music I find that playing music off your laptop speakers as the minimum viable audio device.
If you strive to become more productive in life, seek to SUBTRACT more devices from your life.