From note-taking apps and mobile office suites, to calendars, timers and to-do lists, here are our favorite productivity apps that you can install now on your iOS or Android device.
Any.do helps you achieve anything by syncing your personal tasks, work projects, and shared lists so you have a clear path moving forward. It’s one of the finest, most minimalist to-do apps ever that gets things done in a classic way.
Buffer is a scheduling tool for Facebook, Twitter & other social media networks which is a great way to share what you want to share on Social Media. You add updates to your Buffer queue and it will be posted for you well-spaced out over the day - and at the best times.
Checkmark is a task management app that goes far beyond to-do lists. Use this app for location-based reminders, flexible recurring reminders, and list management powerful enough to manage projects and simple enough for movie recommendations. Checkmark is simple to use and a valuable addition to your productivity arsenal.
Flow is a brilliantly designed task manager that’s aimed at collaborative tasks. Flow is a single place for your team to chat, discuss tasks, and plan projects — all the important stuff that helps you get more done. It’s simple, elegant, Facebook-like, and very versatile with support for attachments and lists.
Freedom is one of the best digital distraction solutions which makes technology less distracting. Freedom saves you from the most distracting apps and websites. Block exactly what you want, when you want. Is the entire internet distracting you? Block the whole thing. Freedom enables you to block distractions across all your devices, including Windows and Mac computers, Android phones and tablets, and the iPhone and iPad.
Hootsuite is a social media management system for brand management which operates as a social media scheduling tool. It helps you keep track and manage your many social network channels. It can enable you to monitor what people are saying about your brand and help you respond instantly.
There are so many distractions in your digital life, sometimes it’s hard to stay focused. Rescue Time help to keep you from getting scattered by helping you understand your daily habits. It provide you with a detailed report based on your activity with various websites and applications giving you an accurate depiction of how you’re spending you day. Once you know what your distractions are you can change your habits to be more productive.
Waking up easy is all about timing. Sleep Cycle alarm clock tracks your sleep patterns and wakes you up during light sleep. Waking up during light sleep feels like waking up naturally rested without an alarm clock. Sleep Cycle uses sound analysis to identify sleep states by tracking movements in bed. As you sleep you go through different states that range from deep sleep to light sleep. The state you are in when your alarm clock goes off decides how tired you feel. Sleep Cycle uses a wake up phase (30 minutes by default) that ends at your desired alarm time. During this phase Sleep Cycle will monitor signals from your body to wake you softly, when you are in the lightest possible sleep state.
The to-do list that helps you form good habits, which allows you to choose tasks you want to turn into daily habits. Every time you complete a task, your streak is extended. Working on something every day helps you form a new habit. Don’t break the chain, or your streak will reset to zero days. You can easily set streaks for varying days too!
If you like making to-do lists, you will love TeuxDeux. This interesting to-do list takes a very unique approach to the way task lists are managed. You get a day-wise breakdown of your tasks and the interface is arranged in such a way that makes it simple, intuitive and productive. Set your schedule and get to work while TeuxDeux keeps you organized. If you don't manage to get everything done, your unfinished to-dos will be rolled over to the next day automatically.
30/30 is a spectacular, time-based task manager which works like a stopwatch. 30/30 helps you do just by using a timer interface. 30/30's interface is simple. The home screen is a clock representing the total amount of time it should take you to complete a set a tasks, and those tasks are listed below it. t’s a race against time but a very clever one if you use it wisely and religiously.