5 Apps That Will Make You So Much More Productive

These will help you do your best every single day

Checky
05 Oct 2016

Checky

Think you might be picking up your phone to scroll through social media a little too much? Checky tabulates the number of times you check your phone every day. It doesn’t sound like much, but knowing you’ve checked your phone 103 times before lunchtime is a surefire way to shame yourself into putting your phone down to focus on work. 

For iOS and Android.

Evernote
05 Oct 2016

Evernote

The granddaddy of mobile note-taking has been a favourite for years, and it’s easy to see why. You can take notes, make lists and add pictures and scribbles to those notes and lists. Our favourite feature, however, is definitely the audio recording option, where you can record a meeting or brainstorm while taking notes. 

For iOS and Android.

Freedom
05 Oct 2016

Freedom

Can’t seem to keep your hands off your phone no matter how hard you try? Download Freedom, stat. You can use it to block certain websites, apps (ahem, Pokemon Go), the Internet and even your entire device for a period of time so you’ll have literally no choice but to hunker down and work. 

For iOS, Windows and desktop

Focus Booster
05 Oct 2016

Focus Booster

If you haven’t subscribed to the Pomodoro technique for productivity, it’s time to start now, and FocusBooster is here to help. The time-tracking app manages the short bursts of work and short breaks that’s key to the technique, helping you efficiently and quickly tick off items in your to-do list. It also tabulates your use of time in time sheets, to keep you aware of how you’re spending your time.

For desktop

Wunderlist
05 Oct 2016

Wunderlist

With Wunderlist you can create numerous lists, be it for grocery shopping or your to-dos for the day. You can set due dates and reminders, and share your lists. It’s a pretty straightforward app, but has a really user-friendly interface that makes list-creating so much easier to do. 

For iOS, Android, Windows and desktop.

Being at the top of your game every single day often seems easier said than done. Thankfully, there are plenty of productivity assistants right at our fingertips to keep ourselves going, no matter how hard it gets. Need a helping hand at work? Click through the gallery above to check out five of the best apps to download now that will make you more productive than you ever thought possible. 

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