Smartphones make your life better or at least they promised to make it better. With smartphone apps flooding the app marketplaces and vying hard for garnering horde of attention from today's consumers, their relevance to routine activities has become all the more questionable. Hence the pressure on the makers to make them more viable has increased.
List of productivity apps for smartphones:
In recent months, developers are paying attention to the details of the users and have started launching apps that will study their user’s experience and will give them the updates which they may require based on their previous usage.
One of such apps is Mailbox. It's proactive options enable you to work efficiently on your emails. It lets you add multiple Gmail accounts, archive your mails, delete them, and organize them in any way you want.
One of the other lucrative feature of this app as suggested by Gentry Underwood, CEO of Orchestra is, "For the most part, apps that exist have tried to cram an existing desktop experience into a mobile phone. That's not a very effective way of building a good tool."
Another important revolutionary app available out there is Sunrise which is like a personal diary/ calendar/ scheduler. Sunrise, created by ex-Foursquare designers has revolutionized the smartphone calendar with this app.
The Sunrise app helps you beyond scheduling, it helps you with the weather forecasts, maps for events, updates on Facebook Birthdays and most importantly if you schedule is running late, it will enable to send message to the concerned person automatically.
Bump is a cross-platform sharing app that enables you to share data like contacts, photos or files just by bumping phones together. It works irrespective of the platform of the either of the phones. It works well on the WiFi, mobile networks and only thing required is an Android or iOS device.
Dropbox itself is a cloud storage company. Dropbox app lets you share documents across a range of devices, including PC, Android smartphones and iPhones. It enables you to work across all your devices and keep your files updated and in sync with each other.
iA Writer If you are a web writer and own an Apple product, you should have an iA Writer app. This app is a text editor and has inbuilt mechanism, to make the HTML writing as simple as writing in plain English. It does not have any formatting options but focuses on the content and word. The typeface is attractive and the font size is perfect for a mobile screen.