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I'm studying Computer Engineering and I run a small hosting reseller company and a computer club and am involved in other activities as well. What good software can make me very efficient. I give a high value for a good UI.

EDIT: I'm looking for something not web based.

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Shopping questions are generally not a good fit on stack exchange. Voted to close as offtopic. –  Rory Alsop May 20 '12 at 21:24
    
Agree shopping question not a good fit. And "very efficient" is not defined well enough to be easily answered. –  Dennis S. May 21 '12 at 17:11
    
"good UI" is also not well defined, especially among the computer savvy. Do you mean an attractive GUI, or a GUI with lots of features regardless of looks, or a CLI, or a telepathic headset, or a rotary dial? –  asfallows May 22 '12 at 13:47
    
@asfallows anything that really works. –  spartacus May 23 '12 at 21:26
    
@RoryAlsop why not? –  spartacus May 24 '12 at 13:23
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Because you said you are into IT, you might want to take a look at taskwarrior. It is an command line tool which can sync across different machines. Unfortunately, there are no mobile clients at this point.

I prefer taskwarrior because its FLOSS and answers the question "what to do next on project X?" quite well. It also performs well with my personal stlye of GTD (I implement only a few practices of GTD), and in my understanding you can do the whole nine yards of GTD with it.

The tutorial will teach you enough to make good use of the tool in about 30 minutes.

other pros: all the data is stored in plain text; you don't have to give away your data to another party.

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I'll check it out. –  spartacus May 23 '12 at 21:27
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I recommend a Getting Things Done type software. (I like toodledo.) The idea is to be able to enter and sort by projects/contexts/locations/date due/priority.

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