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Five Productivity Apps Just For You

By Chidera Muoka 17 September 2017   |   6:00 am

Very few people in recent times can survive a day without their mobile phones. You can almost tell the personality of people via the apps they have installed on their phones. Some people depend on their phones to aid them through the work and personal life with a number of productivity apps that are a click or a swipe away.

Todoist

Giving you the opportunity to manage tasks and projects across over ten platforms is Todoist. You can work from home, school, work, online and offline, you name it! It integrates with mailing apps like Gmail and Outlook, which means that you can access Todoist on any device as long as you are able to connect with the Internet upon launch. It also features the Todoist Chrome extension which gives you access to the setup on any site.

Outlook

No matter your email account, Outlook is there to support you. It curates all your email accounts and this saves you the stress of downloading an app for every mail provider. Outlook for mobile devices is light and flexible and one excellent feature shows a focussed view of your inbox, filtering out emails that probably aren’t important to you. It also boasts an integrated calendar and other smart features. It is available on Android, iOS and web.

Noisli

Focussing while working can be quite difficult especially when your workplace is constantly buzzing. Noisli is your safe bet on background noise while working and relaxing. It provides quality, ambient sounds to help you focus while working, relieve anxiety, relax while reading or just to go to bed. It gives you the option of picking the experience you want to have as well as colourful displays on your screen to complete the experience. It is available on Android, iOS and web.

Strides

How do you measure your work and personal milestones? Use Strides. As the name suggests, it aids in tracking all your goals and habits in one place. It keeps you motivated and on track with flexible reminders as well as visually attractive charts to help you achieve your goals especially S.M.A.R.T (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timely) goals. It is available on Android, iOS and on web.

Slack

Office communication and productivity definitely got better with Slack. It’s quite daunting having meetings with colleagues and team members when faced with the constraints of time and space. Slack features direct messaging, channels, groups and video and audio call options to make connecting with members of your immediate team and the office as a whole easier. It adds a personal touch to the otherwise formal setup of office spaces and is quite handy as it is available on the web, Android, and iOS.

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