6 of the Best Apps for Productivity
Are you a serial procrastinator? The truth is, most people are. Plenty of people make excuses for getting out of tasks, the snooze button is their best friend and things take much longer to complete then they really should.
Thankfully there are ways to combat this, such as utilizing these six high-rated apps designed to keep you on track of your tasks, goals and more.
Carrot is a “to do list” app that actually turns task completion into something fun. Designed as an AI, the aim is to keep Carrot happy by getting things done in real life. When tasks are completed, her mood will stay happy and she’ll reward you (in more than 500 different ways). Fail to complete your objectives and you’ll be punished. It’s also an amazingly simple to-do list that is acts a virtual pet on your iPhone or iPad device. In-app purchases allow the user to customise the AI with cute kitten costumes, use cheat codes and more, but the basic free app is actually good enough to not worry too much about this.
Keep all of your important dates in one place with the handy Calendars app by Readdle. Definitely one of the most easy to use calendar applications on the App Store, this free to use app works with Google Calendar as well as the built-in iOS Calendar. It allows you to customise your lists of dates, colour code for organisation and keep on top of birthdays, meetings, appointments and more.
Evernote is one of the most popular task apps available on the App Store Available for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Evernote allows you to make notes, take screenshots, create reminders and research whilst on the go. The syncing between devices allows you to effortlessly continue your work, wherever you are.
Many of us make use of the iCloud nowadays, but Dropbox still proves to be a handy way of storing and accessing important documents whilst on the move. With a generous amount of storage with the option to purchase more if desired, Dropbox allows users to seamlessly open their stored work on their iPad and iPhone devices. Goodbye USB sticks of data!
The Google Docs app allows you to access the range of cloud-saving free services from Google on your device. From Google Docs (now known as ‘Drive’ online), spreadsheets and calendars, users will be able to type up documents and keep on top of their tasks in these easy to use, organisable and constantly saving services.
Keeping on top of work is the key to productivity, but don’t neglect your physical health too! My Fitness Pal is the best fitness app available on the App Store. Free to download, this app allows the user to keep on top of their daily calorie consumption, with options to regularly record their weight as well as the ability to log all of their daily exercise. It is a highly rewarding app to have as it shows you just how well your route to your overall fitness goal is going.