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    Productivity and Focus Apps

    Whether you’re distracted by summer plans, getting ready for the school year, or even too much news, PC Mike Wendland has three apps that can help you stay on track. The app called Forest makes a game of planting virtual seeds that grow when you stay on task and away from your phone. The less you use your device, the lusher your trees will become. It may seem silly at first, but it’s clearly an effective tool to see just how much time you spend on, or off, your smartphone. The app is $1.99 for iOS and Android. A more straightforward approach to staying on-track is from the app called…