Top 5 Free Productivity Apps for Android
Often referred to as an ‘external brain’ – EverNote is a free app that organises your articles, docs, photos, check-lists and even thoughts in the form of your very own digital notebook. Add text, images, audio, scanned docs, PDF’s, invoices, receipts and more. EverNote can store and organise almost anything in one easily-searchable location for your complete convenience. EverNote also offers ‘work chat’ so members can discuss notes without leaving the app and digital notebooks can be shared between colleagues Better yet, EverNote goes beyond your Android device – with the ability to sync information across all your devices.
MailDroid is a free push email application designed for both personal and business use. This secure mail app provides complete email management and supports well known IMAP servers, cloud mail servers and free servers including Hotmail, Yahoo, FastMail, Gmail, AOL, GMX , Gawab and Runbox. Further features include the ability to save/download attachments from email to SD card using a file explorer such as ES or Astro, while settings include support for signature, font size, ring tone, led, colour, icon selection and more. The app can also integrate with your calendar and with cloud storage such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Skydrive, to save attachments.
3) Assistant with talking alarm
Your Assistant is the perfect companion to boost your everyday productivity. With the ability to learn and memorise your favourite places, services and preferences, taking into account your current environment and schedule, to provide suggestions personalised to you. Simply speak naturally to find out information, launch apps, set your alarm clock, connect with various web services, receive answers and more.
4) Sunrise – Calendar
Sunrise is a free calendar app made for Google Calendar, Exchange and iCloud, that can connect with your other apps, including Facebook, EverNote and Foursquare, to ensure you’re always up to date with both business and personal events in your life. While the nifty ‘Meet’ feature allows you to see available time slots in your calendar without leaving the app you’re in, offering you the fastest way to schedule a one-to-one on the go, to anyone with a simple link. Better yet, Sunrise can sync across your phone, tablet and computer, for access from all your devices – no matter where your business may take you.
5) DU Battery Saver
DU Battery Saver is a free app for your Android device – tablet or mobile, that has the ability to stretch your battery life by up to 50% – (A premium paid version, DU Battery Saver PRO, also exists to offer up to 70% more.) Key features include: the ‘Optimise’ button that can instantly find and solve battery problems, pre-set battery power management modes and the ability to create your own for huge energy savings – even on your most demanding days. The clever app will also give you better battery details including percentage or time remaining, and even the ability to track and implement healthy charging practices in different stages – to keep your battery working at its best. Thus keeping you connected to customers, prospects and colleagues all day long.