Top 6 Productivity Apps for Android

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.