Get appy! Our top 6 productivity apps

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We are more dependent on our smartphones now than we ever have been. With their networking, connectivity and powerful processors, they can be indispensable as productivity aids thanks to a plethora of productivity programmes and apps.

From mobile office suites and note-taking apps to timers, calendars and to-do lists, here is a list of six best productivity apps that could really have an impact on your productivity and efficiency:


Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting and sharing service. It is a place for you to store docs, videos, photos and other files. Any files that you keep in this cloud-based space are safely backed up and you can access them from your computer or mobile devices thanks to Dropbox Android and iOS enabled apps.


Wunderlist is a simple, well designed and easy-to-use task management tool. You can create to-dos for tasks that fill your daily life and organize them into lists such as “Shopping”, “Work”, “Private” or anything else you would like. Use Wunderlist to capture your ideas, goals, wish lists, trip plans and daily tasks. You can also share your lists with friends, family, colleagues and partners and use Wunderlist as a collaboration tool to help each other get stuff done. It can be used across loads of devices meaning you can use it at your desktop or mobile when you are out.


Evernote is a unique productivity app that has changed the way we organize our personal and professional projects. This app provides you with the right tools for writing, collecting and capturing ideas such as notebooks, searchable notes, to-do lists and checklists. These tools, if used correctly, can keep your work effortlessly organized.


IF helps you to become more productive by connecting the apps you love. With this app, you can effortlessly create simple connections between apps like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox and Gmail. You can also create simple connections with devices like Fitbit, Nest Thermostat, iPhone, and Philips Hue.


Mention is a user-friendly tool for social media platforms and website monitoring. This app conducts active searches on various websites, blogs and social media platforms using the key terms that you feed into it. With the app’s advanced search criteria, you can miss the mentions you are looking for. When the app finds places on the internet where you or your company has been mentioned, it lets you know by email or other preferred means. is a unique collaborative app which is carefully designed to help you become more productive by keeping your life simple and organized. From scheduling your workout routines and sharing a grocery list with your friends to organizing a tedious project or planning the next vacation, this app can keep you focused helping you achieve your goals.

Hopefully you’ve found some of these useful, give them a try and we’re sure they’ll help you be more productive in the long run, whether for managing work, organizing life or collaborating with others. Enjoy!