Now that our relaxing summer schedules are coming to an end, our time-management skills are again being tested. From getting the kids off to school to planning business travel, these apps will make managing your schedule a little easier.
Whiteboard Lite – Collaborative Drawing (Free)*: Create images with another friend, family member or co-worker. Great for business or fun. (Mobilewalla Score: 98/100)
Grocery Gadget Free – Shopping List (Free)*: Planning meals, especially school lunches, can be a huge drain on family time. This app offers meal ideas complete with shareable shopping lists, which will make meal planning a breeze. (Score: 95/100)
Sticky Notes with Alarms and Bump Sharing (Free)*: Organize your digital life via “notes,” including places of interest, voice memos and interesting articles, while synching them to all of your devices. (Score: 90/100)
Office 2 Plus (Free): A great time-saving app that allows you to view, edit and create Excel and Word documents. (Score: 85/100)
Fast Contacts ($1.99): Turns your contact list into a productivity tool, complete with easy “flipping” between contacts, alarms and contextual search. (Score: 89/100)
Skyvi (Siri for Android) (Free): Manage the functions of your Android phone with voice commands. Save time and avoid distracted driving by dictating texts and emails. (Mobilewalla Score: 93/100)
Super Box – 10 tools in 1 App (Free): Increase the speed of your phone with this compilation of performance apps. Includes battery boost, RAM management, folder view of your SD card and more. (Score: 89/100)
Catch Notes (Free)*: Organize all of your ideas, schedule items and images from multiple devices into one view by “catching” them. (Score: 89/100)
QuickMark QR Code Reader (Free): Wonder what those square codes on labels, advertisements and products are all about? Quickly scan the QR code with this reader and get details about the product delivered to you automatically. (Score: 87/100)
Executive Assistant + ($6.99):Quickly displays your emails, texts, to-do lists, schedule items, news updates and more on your home screen. (Score: 69/100)
Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.