This list of ten top productivity apps can help make your life not only easier and productive, but a lot more organized.
Evernote is your online notebook for everything. It is my favorite and mostly used app from the top productivity apps list presented in this article.
Evernote lets you write and store documents, sketches, memos, to-do lists, web pages, pictures, audio and video snippets and more online through the cloud. You can access it on your phone or on a computer.
The free version lets users upload 60MB worth of content monthly, with paid accounts allowing more options.
Interesting article by Michael Hyatt about 12 Surprising Ways to Use Evernote You Might Not Have Considered
Price: Free (Android, iOS)
Google Keep is a bit like Google’s version of Evernote. It’s now available on both iOS and Android.
You can use the app to take notes, jot down to-do lists, set reminders, and record audio. And one of its main charms is the ability to organize your notes with colored labels.
Wunderlist is an easy-to-use to-do list app.
It lets you set due dates and reminders and share lists or have conversations about them. Wunderlist can help you organize your grocery list, remember movies you want to see, or collaborate to help plan a vacation.
Pomodoro Timer is one of the most well-known productivity techniques.
Basically, you focus on just one task for 25 minutes and then take a forced 5-minute break. There is a variety of this technique applications online. Pick the one you like most.
Feedly A single place to easily read all the news you rely on to think, learn, and keep ahead.
Feedly lets you organize all your favorite publications, podcasts and YouTube channels into collections and receive updates when new stories and videos are publishing.
Because it is powered by RSS, feedly is an open system: you can add any RSS feed to your feedly and easily read the content of your favorite feeds on the go. Just enter the URL of a feed in the search bar.
Feedly integrates seamlessly with Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, Buffer, OneNote, Pinterest and LinkedIn so that you can easily share the stories you read in your feedly with your friends and colleagues.
Price: Free (Android, iOS)
YAST is easy to use time tracking software.
Looking for a tool to improve your personal time management? Yast Personal can help you.
Price: Free (Personal)
Lastpass It is a password manager that simplifies everything you do online by remembering your passwords.
Password security is huge nowadays, and it’s highly recommended that you have different passwords for every site that you are a member of. If you bank online, have email, Facebook, Twitter, and so on, the list of passwords you’ll have to remember can get extremely long. That’s where Lastpass comes in. Not only will the app store and recall passwords for all the internet sites you log into, but it will also help to generate strong passwords that should keep you safe from hackers that could attempt to guess them. If you value your information and privacy, a password manager is an absolute must, and that is why Lastpass makes this list. After all, the more time you need to guess your forgotten passwords, the lower your productivity, right?
Dunno works as a sort of informal note-taking or to-do app, in which you can save quick short reminders with things you’d like to remember for later.
The way Dunno works is simple. You type a note into your iPhone. Then, instead of it just sitting there in a static state, Dunno actually does research on the topic for you. It’s like having your own personal research assistant built right into your smartphone.
What makes the app interesting is the simplicity with which it allows you to input information, which is pretty hassle-free considering that its interface is very simple to understand and work with. You may read more in detail about this app on appstorm.
Have you ever wasted too much time reading interesting articles or links when you should be doing something else? Then put it in your Pocket. Pocket, the re-branded version of the venerable Read It Later service. Pocket is a great offline reading tool that allows you to select and save articles, pictures and videos for later viewing. Price: Free (Android, iOS)
By using your mobile device, you can respond to a meeting poll, initiate a poll, and see all your polls at a glance. Automatically sync appointments to your calendar to avoid conflicting bookings.
Price: Free (for individuals)
As a conclusion, it needs to be added that there are tons of apps and extensions. Some of them will waste you more time and money trying to set them up, learn how to use them and to navigate through. But some productivity apps can help. Therefore, be selective and pick out the one or two that you would find the most use in.
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