No matter what you do, it seems like there?s not enough time during the day to complete every work that needs to be done. Your inbox never stops to bug you, phones keep on ringing, and your projects continue to pile up.
Though your smart devices pester you with never-ending notifications and Flappy Bird binges, there are times that they may actually do you some good. ?It?s time to get some value out of your iPhone or iPad and try these top iOS productivity apps to improve the quality of your work (and life).
One of the biggest barriers in getting your projects done is when people refuse or forget to read emails. This is where this iOS productivity app comes in handy. MailTracker has the ability to sync with your iPhone?s mailbox and send you a detailed alert when the recipient has actually read your message and where they?ve read it from.
Evernote is a versatile app that allows you to compose notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, view and save webpages, and record voice reminders. All notes saved in your Evernote account will be searchable wherever you are, provided you have logged in on your account in the relevant device. Files are synced in the cloud and organized by predetermined tags. It?s a practical tool to use when taking notes during a meeting and can even be used to scan business cards.
If you?re trying to find a really simple way to keep files synced among your iDevices and computers, then Dropbox is a must-have. This iOS productivity app is one of the most efficient and popular services that has also fueled the cloud storage fire. Essentially, Dropbox serves as an online storage box for virtually all of your files such as photos, documents, and other data that can be accessed wherever you are. Dropbox can also be used for work collaboration by sharing entire folders to your colleagues.
Being disorganized and busy is a pretty dangerous combination, but Any.do is here to help. This feature-packed app works really well for making to-do lists, events, reminders, and will do everything it can to let you stay on track. Any.do offers easy input methods, allowing you to create tasks by typing them in a simple touch interface or by dictating them. Tasks can also be dragged and dropped to different categories. Notification options are also available to remind you whenever a task is nearing its deadline.
Google has also ventured into the mobile office turf by acquiring QuickOffice. This iOS productivity app, which is of course available on Android and other platforms, is a free document viewer and editor that allows you to access Microsoft Office files on the go. The app also supports viewing PDF documents. All you need to do is sign in to your Google account to access all the files you saved on your Google Drive.