The 5 Best Productivity Apps You’ve Never Heard Of

9341122_mIn 2005, Microsoft released a study of 38,000 people from 200 countries that shows employees consider about 17 hours per week, or more than one third of the workweek, to be unproductive. A lack of organization is often at the heart of all that wasted time. Here are the top 5 apps that will help you get organized and be more productive.


Save paper, headaches and time with the fully integratable HelloFax that makes it easier to sign documents and send faxes online.

Faxes are delivered as a PDF right into your inbox, where you can view, download, and share. Sending faxes is just as simple. Send to multiple recipients, sign and edit them electronically and receive notification when your fax is delivered.

You can also sync HelloFax with Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive or Evernote.

HelloFax is available for iOS, Android or Google.


Organize your schedule and notes with color-coded, note-taking templates. SuperNote lets you type or record while recording and playing. Recordings and photos are built right into the note to allow for a seamless transition between note taking, recording or adding photos. While listening to a recording, hit pause to add a new voice to an existing recording. SuperNote comes with every feature you need from a text app – spell check, copy, paste, and languages.

The app, available on iTunes, is the perfect tool for work, school and everyday living.


Beesy is the must-have productivity app that allows people to manage tasks, and schedule daily activities and projects on an iPad. Notes and tasks can be synced with calendar, or organized, formatted, and shared with co-workers, friends or family. Beesy is a comprehensive, detailed app that allows users to take and upload notes, audio, photos and video and organize them into digital notebooks to access across a number of devices. for iOS, Chrome and Android is a feature-rich productivity app for creating to-do lists, reminders, events and other notes. The free app lets you manage your day-to-day activities with an easy task input that can be typed or recorded. also features a touch interface that allows users to easily drag and drop tasks into personalized categories, or for marking tasks as complete. You’ll be reminded of scheduled tasks with the reminder and you can sync lists, notes or tasks with friends, family or co-workers.


Due is an iPhone app that solves your organizational issues. When you need to get something done at a certain time, schedule the task and time into Due and you will receive a reminder. Due eliminates the need for sticky notes and will be with you on the go.

Due organizes your schedule in a fast and simple way – you’ll never need to fuss with the rigid time and date format your calendar again. You are repeatedly notified of an overdue task until you mark it complete, reschedule or hit the auto snooze.