Ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day? You’re not alone. There are multiple apps for your smartphone and tablet that can help you become more organized so you can finally find your zen. To help you find the perfect work-life-balance, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite apps to manage your schedule and to-do list.Read More >>
CoziAvailable for: iOS, Android, Windows 8
Cozi is an all-in-one app to keep you organized in both your work life and personal life. You can store any lists, schedules, appointments, and even recipes you find online all in one place. The journal feature is unique, as you can upload a photo and write one or two sentences that can be shared with family or friends either through e-mail or a private link.
OmnifocusAvailable for: Mac, iOS, Apple Watch
Cost: $39.99 for standard version, $59.98 for iOS pro version, $79.99 for desktop pro version
Need to set your priorities straight? Whether it’s in the workplace or at home, Omnifocus can help prioritize important tasks. You can organize tasks by categories, date, and actions. Your tasks will automatically be exported to notification center, so you don’t even have to open the app to view any scheduled meetings or find out what time a task is due. The iOS version allows you to create new tasks via Siri and set location notifications.
RescueTimeAvailable for: Mac, PC, Android, Linux
Cost: Free for Lite Version, $72 per year for premium
Not sure how effectively you are using your time? RescueTime can help you identify how much time you spend in what applications or websites on a daily, weekly, and monthly level. This can help you track your productivity and what types of sites you are visiting, even on an hourly level. If you decide to get the premium version, you are able to block websites that might distract you from your work. You will also be able to set goals and see whether or not you meet them, and set RescueTime to only track your productivity during specific hours and days.
Any.doAvailable for: iPhone, Android, Google Chrome, Windows, Mac
Cost: Free for regular version, $25.99 per year for premium version
Looking for an easy to use app to keep track of your tasks and calendars? Any.do offers a simple layout for quick calendar additions or reminders. You can make additions or set reminders to show up in your internet browser or on your phone’s calendar. Keep your schedule organized without any additional clutter.
NeedToMeetAvailable For: Web, iOS, Google Play, Windows Phone, Microsoft Outlook
Cost: Free, $19 per year per user for premium
Free up some time by avoiding any confusion associated with scheduling meetings with NeedToMeet. You can easily enter in a time and create a poll as to whether or not a time works for the invitee, regardless of what e-mail platform you or your guests use. Simply enter in the topic of the meeting, location, duration, details, and who will be involved, and you will be able to make meeting invitations take up less of your time.
SlackAvailable for: Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Cost: Free for Small teams, $6.97 per user per month for standard, $12.50/month per user per month for plus.
Whether you are looking for a way to communicate with your entire team, those involved in a specific subject, or one-on-one, Slack will allow you to do that, as long as you have an internet connection. It can also connect with those who don’t have slack accounts, and allow you to integrate with other apps or services you might use like Google Docs, Teamlink, and more. A service like Slack can significantly reduce the number of e-mails you get in one day.