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Top 6 Productivity Apps for Android

Top 6 Productivity Apps for Android

Jan 23, 2016

We already have enough articles and videos on what is android and how can we make it better to play games and movies. But one another important yet not so popular use of these tablets and smartphones is to enhance your personal and professional productivity. These gadgets when coupled with the right apps can make wonders and produce results that you will blow your mind off. Also let us not forget the perks that come along when you are the most productive employ of the company. Below is a list of 10 wonderful apps that will help you unlock the next level of productivity in you.

  • Do

This is a simple but classy planner. It allows you to plan your day and tasks for the current day and the days to come. An appealing and easy to use interface complete with the capability of syncing with other devices is what made me chose this app over thousands of other planners in the market. Although a planner, this app can be used to maintain any list you wish to, including the grocery shopping lists.

  • Bump

Honestly, I am too lazy and impatient when it comes to sharing files. Its not that I don’t like to share, but I hate searching for my removable pen drive and then starting the transfer process. And the reason I hate Bluetooth sharing is due to its slow speed. But it looks like the dev gods were hearing me and they made me a tool that did not asked me to move my lazy bum from my comfortable chair.

The app is now called BUMP. It allows you to share any photo, contact, or any other file between any 2 phones irrespective of their operating system with a nice little bump (touch) with each other. And as a result, I now love to bump my content!

  • Dropbox

The logic behind Dropbox is simple – allow you to save your photos and files on the cloud and retrieve it later on any device. This way you carry all the files with you everywhere but you still do not carry anything. The Dropbox app on android is pretty simple to use and boasts of a sleek and beautiful user interface which definitely has been developed after a lot of thought on ergonomics.

  • IMO Instant Messenger

In this era of technology, connectivity is nothing short of a vital vitamin for our body. No matter where we are and what we are doing; we prefer staying connected with our friends and family.

IMO Instant Messenger allows you to do the same thing in a lot easier way. Although this app is a bit of battery drainer, this made to the list because it allows you to connect with people over 11 popular networks simultaneously including Skype and Facebook. This means that you do not have to install and run 11 different applications because this one app will serve the purpose of all of them.

  • WhatsApp

Though WhatsApp needs no introduction, for our newandroid friends, let me cut it to the point: This is an application that lets you chat and share files with the people in your contact list using internet. The best part about this app is that that you neither need to create any account to use it and nor do you need to find people to start talking unlike other social networks and instant messengers. Another reason to install WhatsApp is that it is a cross-platform app which means that a person using WhatsApp on an android device can chat with the person using this app on his iPhone. With a sleek user interface and enough emoticons, this app surely lets you convey your messages fast and easy.

  • Gmail

What is the best thing about Gmail? It is free. What is the worst thing about Gmail? Keep thinking! Gmail app for Android allows you to send, receive and label your emails on the fly. The application is already installed in your phone when you buy it and with a few taps and swipes, you can sync all your emails and contacts. The app allows you to add more than one Gmail account on the same device and shows a notification in the notification bar when you receive an email. The app is simply amazing and easy to use and has the ability to send and receive attachments too.

The above list contains just a handful of apps that will surely contribute towards your productivity and work-flow. Hundreds of applications are launched in the play store daily and we will keep blogging about them so you can turn your tablets and smartphones into deadly productive tools.

Some Amazing Applications of Android

Some Amazing Applications of Android

Jan 23, 2015

I do not think there is a place where android is not dominating live. Nowadays, android has become a very important thing for our life. You cannot hide the fact that most people just cannot live without it. You can do anything using the smart phone. And the amazing thing is the fact that you do not need to move from the place you are standing now. It is just unbelievable. It definitely makes your life easier and smoother. That amazing fact makes people does not want to live without smart phone even if it is just a moment, they feel at ease when they have the phone is their pocket or maybe in their bags.

 

Let me tell you why people are so crazy about smart phone, it is because you can download any application you want in android. Some amazing applications that you think you will need for your life. For example, if you are a business person, then you will need internet banking in your phone to make you able to transfer money from anywhere and you also can check the amount of your money, etc. without having to go to bank.

 

For you who are still students, you can also choose some amazing applications to download. Students must need dictionary, you can download the dictionary and even you can hear how the words are pronounced correctly. Other than that, you can also entertain yourself by listening to your favorite music. The amazing thing is that there is an application that will make you able to know the lyrics of the song automatically when the song is played.

 

Amazing applications are of course also needed by girls who love taking selfies a lot. They will need to edit the photos for them to be perfect. You will be able to make many photos into one frame, etc. That is totally amazing. Well, with the latest trend related to the usage of the camera of your smarpthone, it seems to be really necessary for you to have such nice applications to support your photography by using your smartphone. The result will be more satisfying and yes, to capture and edit the photos can be more fun that way.

Siri for Android: Is It True?

Siri for AndroidIn the field of smartphone, there are two major names: Android and iOs. The competition between those two operating systems on smartphone platform is getting fiercer every day. Each platform and the operating system have their own greatness. Take the example of how Android can be said to have more free applications whereas iOs demands the users to pay some money to own the applications even though there are still some other free apps.

However, iOs has something which is not owned by Android. Yes, we are talking about Siri. Siri is a kind of installed application that you will find if you are using iOs. Siri is like an assistant for you to use your handheld. It is like artificial intelligence that will make everything easier for you to use the gadget. If you cannot imagine about how Siri works, you can take a look at the Iron Man movie. There are so many scenes where Tony Stark is talking to invisible man called Jarvis. Jarvis is similar to Siri because the physical appearance does not exist but it can help the users to operate the gadget. And the operation of Siri can be done through your voice. Yes, you do not need to type the commands. Siri will recognize your voice and translate it into certain commands. It is totally practical. Without any doubt Siri becomes the highlight of iOs and the gadgets from Apple.

Nevertheless, there is a rumor which says that Siri for Android will be launched soon. If it is true, then, Apple with its iOs needs to be more aware. Perhaps, in the future, Apple should provide the applications for free at least for most of the apps. That way Apple can stay in the competition with Android. It is believed that the competition between those two operating systems on smartphone platform will be even stricter. Well, as long as the competition is healthy, it is fine. After all, the users or customers are the ones who will feel the benefits of the competition result. Let’s just see what kind of innovation will be done by Android and iOs.