In this everchanging world, we’re always in need of tools that increase our productivity while we lead active lives.We’ve compiled a list of 5 apps that should be on your phone if you want to increase you productivity.
Evernote is a free app that is available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. It is easy to use and allows you to create notes while on the go, voice memos and even to capture a photo for future reference. It is perfect for college students, for individuals in the business world and for the average user who simply needs to take notes on any given subject for their own reference. For instance, if you attend an important business meeting or a college class lecture and need to refer to certain details that were explained at a later time, you can record notes and then play them back. Evernote also syncs across all of your devices, so you can access your notes on your tablet or computer directly from your smartphone.
Slack is a great free app that is available for iOS and Android. It also works with the Mac and online via its official website for your convenience. It is an ideal service for employees in the workplace so that they can easily keep in touch with their coworkers. Slack eliminates the need for sorting through email messages. Generally speaking, it is similar to a chat room and allows you to keep up to date with anything important that is going on at work. It can also be used on your work computer while you are in the office and doesn’t interfere with the work on your screen as it limits notifications to the screen’s corner.
Timeful is a free app for iPhone and iPad that allows you to create to do lists, notes and appointments that sync with your calendar. What makes this app so special is that it actually alerts you about time being optimal so that you can follow through and do what is on your lists or notes or stay on time for your appointments and makes suggestions on things you can do to stay more productive. The app becomes smarter and grows more accustomed to your daily routine as you accept or reject its suggestions.
Dropbox is a free app that is available for iOS and Android. It is essentially a cloud service that allows you to remotely store all of your documents, images, videos and more content so that you have access to it at any time you need it. It is helpful in allowing you to keep large amounts of content off your smartphone so that you have a good amount of space free. You can access your content from your tablet or computer as well.
Any.Do is an excellent free app for iOS that is great for organizing your daily routine. It is good for family things, work and personal projects and more. Create to do lists, set up notes and reminders and coordinate both your home and business life in one convenient location to get everything done faster and more efficiently.