No matter what your profession is, we’re all looking for ways to use our time more efficiently and increase our productivity, and with the rise of technology, it’s not impossible anymore. If you have the right selection of apps installed on your smartphone, they can actually help you be more productive. So here are some productivity-boosters apps that are available for free on the App Store and the Google Play Store that you must try using.

Dashlane: The Best Password Manager

Imagine how easy life would be if you didn’t have to log on to sites every time you landed on the page? Yes, that’s possible with Dashlane, which has auto-login, form auto-fill and automatic password changing for numerous popular sites. It keeps track of all your passwords and makes them secure with Dashlane’s free password manager. Pretty cool, right?

Best For: Those who’re forgetful and have to keep changing their passwords

Available On: Android, iOS

Simplenote: A Great App for Taking Down Quick Notes

Yes, it lets you jot down quick notes and ideas during a meeting. The best part about this app is that all the information is easily searchable and can synch to other devices like your computer and laptop. It also has a built-in to-do list to help you stay on track if you need to get certain tasks done. So if you want to make your work life less messy and more productive, check out Simplenote.  

Best for: People who are unorganized.

Available on: Android, iOS

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Mint: Your Money Manager

No, this is not a news app or some money-minting app but instead, one that helps you control your expenses by corralling all your financial accounts – banking, credit cards, loans, etc. All you need to do is connect the Mint app to your bank account and it gives you an overview of how much money you have as well as helps you create budgets that you can actually stick to. The app also gives you advice for maximizing your money every day.

Best For: People looking to spend smarter and save more.

Available On: Android, iOS

Pushbutton: For Quickly Pushing Files From Your Phone to Your PC

This is an excellent piece of software that can actually save you a lot of time, especially while transferring links, articles, images, etc from your mobile to the PC wirelessly. All you need to do is, install the app on your phone and on the PC Web browser. Once this is done, you can start replying to texts, mails, share files and get notified about incoming calls on your PC.

Best for: Those who like their to-do list to be available on all their devices.

Available On: Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Windows

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