Most people consider smartphones to be a distraction at work. But, when used properly, you can actually leverage the power of your phone to increase your productivity.
Remembering your important meetings, sending birthday wishes to friends, taking care of home grocery list, and managing your big projects all at once can be difficult when you’re too busy at work.
Thankfully, your smartphone will save you from all that trouble. These are 10 of the most useful apps that you can use to stay on top of your game.
Try out these free apps and improve your productivity.
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Schemes is a great new app that allows you to schedule emails, SMS, or even Facebook and Twitter posts to be sent at a certain time so that you’ll never forget to send greetings on your friend’s birthday ever again.
You still can buy Microsoft Word, but Google now allows you to create and edit any type of office document online through its collection of office apps. Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides also makes it easy for you to share and collaborate with others through your documents.
One of the most annoying things we have to deal with every day is answering to random and time-consuming calls from strangers. This not only wastes our valuable time but also distract us from important work.
Truecaller is a great app that you can use to find the identity of your incoming calls, even if the number is not on your phone book.
Wunderlist is not just an app for creating lists, it’s also great for scheduling tasks and setting reminders, such as for your meetings. The app allows you to share your lists with your friends too. Next time you forget to bring the grocery list, just ask your wife to share it via Wunderlist.
Trello is like Wunderlist for managing your teams and projects. With this app, you can organize your projects, collaborate with your teammates, and stay up-to-date with your ongoing projects.
This app will let you manage time more efficiently by setting up a timer that removes all distractions to let you focus on tasks at hand using the Pomodoro technique.
LastPass is a password manager app that safely store all your passwords in one place so that you don’t have to worry about forgetting your login details ever again. Once you have LastPass installed, it will automatically fill out your login details every time you visit a website.
This is a must-have app for Android power users. With this app, you get to use your Android smartphone or tablet with your Windows computer. Transferring files, typing long text messages and even managing your phone contacts list becomes extremely simple with AirDroid.
Keep track of all your expenses with this easy-to-use app, which will allow you to manage your receipts, invoices, and even track miles and time.
Sunrise is a beautiful and a robust calendar app that helps you easily manage and keep track of your upcoming schedule and events. You can also connect it with other services like Evernote, Foursquare, TripIt, Todoist, and Trello for additional features.
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