5 Apps That Boost Your Productivity


Audible is an app run by Amazon which contains the largest selection of audiobooks and original audio content anywhere. Use audible to replace music during your commute to make yourself more productive. Listening is the new reading!


You can’t help it. You check your phone constantly, forever sneaking a peak, seeking distraction, and the more you do it, the more distracted you become. Don’t feel bad—it’s a common problem that can be solved with the help of technology. Forest is a mobile app that helps solve this problem. Users grow a virtual forest by not fiddling with their phones during designated times they set which earns them virtual currency. This virtual currency can be used to purchase real trees. Forest is ranked among the top five productivity apps on Apple’s App Store in 85 countries. Based on reviews, users rank the app highly and claim that it definitely helps them increase their productivity!


Do you sometimes have trouble remaining on task? If the answer to that question is “yes”, don’t worry. It’s not an unusual challenge. Wouldn’t it be great if you had an app that would keep you on track, didn’t break the bank and you could rely on for its simplicity and functionality?Well, mobile application, 30/30 from Binary Hammer is a task timer that may be a key to a more productive day.

Here’s the feature set that 30/30 has to offer:

  • Gesture-based interface

  • Fully customizable task list: label, time, icon and color

  • Virtually unlimited number of tasks

  • Options let you control how you are notified


With over 400 million users, Camscanner is one of the best scanning apps out there! Camscanner allows you to scan, send, and store documents as .pdf documents simply by snapping a picture of the document through the camera on your phone. If you find yourself away from your printer or scanner often, this app can be super useful and allow you to get more done when you’re away from your desk or office.


HabitBull is the most powerful multi-platform companion to keep track of your day to day habits and routines. Use the app to help track your behavior, develop good habits, or kick the bad ones! HabitBull does feel a little like a game in which you compete with yourself. The task is to get a long streak for the habit you are working on by covering your goals. The longer the better. It takes a couple of months to fully build a new routine, so don't give up - it takes time and if you are consistent it will work; even if it takes a few attempts!