90643 Best Productivity Apps Alex Cequea iPhone Life 1528-5456 2011-10-05 2011 Buyers Guide 3 6 28 Apps Apps Productivity

Best of the Best

#1 iWork

imageimageApple's iWork suite for iOS includes these three powerful apps:
Keynote ($9.99, app2.me/2481);
Pages ($9.99, app2.me/2412);
imageNumbers ($9.99, app2.me/2480). Covering presentations, word processing, and spreadsheet 
creation, these three apps are your 
essential productivity companions.

2. Evernote

(Free, app2.me/130) 

imageFrom notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your Mac or Windows desktop.

3. Awesome Note

($3.99, app2.me/220; iPad version: $4.99, app2.me/3872)

imageTrack your daily schedules and customize your folders with colors, icons, fonts and backgrounds. Integrate and manage your life with Awesome Note.

Best Cloud Storage

1. Evernote

(See "Best of the Best" above)

2. Dropbox

(Free, app2.me/127)

imageDropbox syncs files across all your devices, and lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos 
everywhere with an offline viewing feature.

3. Sugarsync

(Free, app2.me/3108) 

imageGet access to all of your files, photos, and music anytime, anywhere. You can download files or folders for offline viewing and edit documents from any device.

Made for iPad

1. Wunderlist HD

(Free, app2.me/4067) 

imageThis free cloud-sync task manager lets you organize your to-do lists on the go and synchronize them. Also features the ability to prioritize, filter notes, assign due dates, and more.

2. Penultimate

($1.99, app2.me/3212)

imageThe top-selling handwriting app for the iPad. Take notes using your own handwriting and store them in different notebooks, organized by topic, project, or category.

3. Ghostwriter Notes

($4.99, app2.me/4068)

imageThis app all you to take notes by writing with your finger. You can also collect and store information easily. It features unlimited virtual notebooks, along with easy Dropbox and Evernote integration.

Best to do List

1. Awesome Note

(See "Best of the Best" on left)

2. Todo

($4.99, app2.me/119)

imageFeatures multiple reminder alerts, drag and drop sorting, printing, and task sharing via email. Syncs with Todo Online, Dropbox, iCal, and others. ICloud support is coming soon.

3. Toodledo

($2.99, app2.me/3052) 

imageThis app is a powerful task and note manager. You can use it as a stand-alone note-taker and list organizer, or sync with toodledo.com. Tons of features give you plenty of options for customizing.

5 Minutes

The amount of time saved (per order) by the kitchen staff at DeSantos, a high-scale restaurant in New York, when the 
restaurant's wait staff adopted iPads for taking and sending orders to the kitchen from the customer's table.