Top 5 productivity apps for Android users


Evernote_hero_peekMobile devices are created as a lighter, more portable alternatives to laptops and desktop computers. Because of this, we can do so much more even when we are on the move.

But do you know that you can maximize your Android device further by productivity apps? With an app, you can turn your smartphone or tablet into a working machine. This works whether you are a business owner, a manager, or even a student.

Below is a list of the top 5 must-have apps for Android users.

1. Evernote

Hailed as the world’s best app for note-taking, Evernote should be on top of your download list. A free app, Evernote can be your universal inbox. It can store almost anything – from text documents to images. As if this is not impressive enough, this app has a feature that allows you to keep your data organized. With Evernote, it’s like carrying all your files in one bundle. The only difference is that it’s much lighter and way cooler.

Other things you can accomplish with Evernote include managing your to-do lists and recording all types of business-related informaiton (such as contact numbers).

2. SwiftKey

If Evernote is the best note-taking app, SwiftKey is the best keyboard app. Reviewed by Time Magazine as shockingly accurate, it gives users a typing experience they would not forget. Just like what its description says, SwiftKey is a mind-reading keyboard. It has an auto-correct button considered as the world’s most accurate, and it has a next-word prediction feature in 60 languages!

3. Google Drive and Google Docs

Both of these Google products use a cloud-storage platform, so you don’t have to worry about running out of storage. With Google Docs, you can create a document or a presentation on your way to work. Google Drive allows you to store your files, so you won’t have to lose any of them again.

4. Business Calendar

This is a calendar app specifically designed for the businessman in mind. Some of the features include color-coded calendars, widgets that you can easily configure, and a drag-and-drop functionality. Although it’s not free, its price of less than $5 is definitely worth it.

5. Mint

Managing your finances is a breeze thanks to this nifty app. You can track your budget and check whether you have overspent on a particular item. Organize your transactions into neat categories, and get e-mail alerts for your bills. Best of all, Mint has a bank-level security, so all your data are intact.

— R.W.


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