Productivity Apps

The top 5 productivity apps in summer 2017

We simply find early birds amazing. How can they possibly wake up so early in the morning? And then, they visit the gym, make their own breakfast and reach the office? If you are like us and have a tough time being productive, you will need productivity apps to help you reach your goals. We can assure you that you won’t have time procrastinating anymore with the 5 productivity apps mentioned below!

Productivity Apps

Forest App

What does the forest app do? Well, in the simplest of terms, it motivates you to stop using your phone by encouraging you to plant real trees all over the globe. After all, the best time to plant trees was 20 years ago, the second best time is now. How does the app work? Well, the virtual forest you grow in the app withers away and dies when you exit the app. Hence, when you quit the app to check your social media updates, text messages and become unproductive, you kill a tree! How can you grow real trees? Well, you can earn virtual coins from the app which can then be used to plant real trees. Since the launch of the app, over 122, 614 trees have been planted worldwide.


The Todoist is a wonderful app that helps you get your work done on time. It boasts of a ¨Smart Schedule¨ feature that provides you with suggestions on how to schedule your tasks in the most efficient manner. Basically, in a nutshell, it allows the user to organize and prioritize tasks. The app is compatible with numerous platforms including Amazon Echo, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Slack etc. Whether you own an Apple Watch, an iPhone or an Android device, you will be able to use this app effectively.


Of course, it is important to read to better ourselves. But, due to our hectic lifestyles, we barely get the time or the opportunity to read. However, with Blinkist at your disposal, you get best-selling nonfiction books summarized into 15-minute reads or audiobooks. Therefore, you will be able to learn and read something new every single day! After all, a day spent without learning something new is a day wasted. It also helps that the books, notes and audio books can be downloaded to be used offline. The application is available for free on both iOS and Android devices.


If you install the Flipboard application on your phone, you can formulate ¨Smart Magazines¨ around the subjects you like. Therefore, you can collect a bevy of articles based only on your interests and passion. There is no need to go through everything. The application is available for free on iOS and Android devices.

Fax Burner

Fax Burner completely delivers on its promise. It allows you to transform your phone, or email inbox into a fax machine. So, how does it work exactly? Well, you are first required to sign up for a FaxBurner account online or download the app and complete the registration process. After that, you need to request for a fax number. You are then provided with a number for a day; if you want to hold onto the number permanently, you will need to upgrade to a premium plan. After that, you can turn your phone to work as efficiently as a fax machine! For more information on this app, you can visit

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