The 4 best productivity apps for mobile devices in 2018

From last few years, mobile phones have perfectly transformed the role of mobile communication. If you are running a business or it is just a startup every, business owner uses a smartphones or a tablets to help them in managing their day to day tasks. Generally speaking, gone are the days of relying on a personal computer to do anything.

These days smartphones and tablets are being a great way to kill time and socialize, but who knew that these our all-time companions can also help us to boost our productivity? We can say there is only so much space in our smartphones and tablets but an endless ocean of apps you could fill it with. There are many apps available in Google Play, but it is still very hard to know the answer to the question, where to start with?

To answer your all the questions, we’ve narrowed down “The 4 best productivity apps for mobile devices in 2018.” We hope that these top 4 productivity apps help you in managing your hectic schedule, managing meetings, organize your work perfectly.

  1. Tiny Scanner – PDF Scanner App

As the name suggest Tiny Scanner, it a portable documents scanner and you can rely on it if your work requires a lot of documentation then your smartphone should be armed with “Tiny Scanner.”

This app turns your smartphone into a portable document scanner and you can freely scan everything as images or PDFs. With this app, you are freely allowed to scan documents, photos, receipts, reports, or just about anything.

Moreover, all the scanned objects will be saved in your mobile as image or PDF, you can also organize them into a specific folder and share them by:

– Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, OneDrive or Box
– Wifi directly to your computer
– Send fax from phone via Tiny Fax app

Steps to be followed:

  • Capture a snap which you want to use.
  • Crop it.
  • Select a PDF size. (such as A4)
  • Hit the tick button.

This app will ask you to produce a black and white or colored, you just need to choose. The scanned object can be used in office, school, home and anywhere else you want.

Main Features:

  • 5 levels of contrast for crisp monochrome texts.
  • Set page sizes for PDF. (Letter, Legal, A4, and more)
  • Thumbnail or list view, sort scans by date or title.
  •  Tiny Scanner is optimized to run very fast.
  • Scan in color, grayscale, or black & white.
  •  Can be used in office, school, home and anywhere else you want.
  •  Page edges are detected automatically.
  • Quick search by document title.
  •  Protect your documents with a passcode.
  •  Universal – a single app that works on phone and tablet too!

Compatibility: IOS and Android.

UI: UI of this app is simple and sober, you would love to use it.

2. Evernote: Stay Organized

This application provides their users one workspace. This is a cross-platform app and it was intentionally developed for note taking, organizing, and archiving purpose. With the help of this app, you can easily create a “Note” that can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten “ink” note.

With Evernote, users can also add their notebooks to a stack while on the other hand, all the notes can be can be sorted into a notebook, tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched, and exported as part of a notebook.

Compatibility: IOS and Android, macOS, Chrome OS, Microsoft Windows, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10, and WebOS and also offer online synchronization and backup services.

There are two versions of this app:

In the free version, the Use of online service is free up to a certain monthly usage limit.

In premium version additional monthly use reserved for Plus subscribers, and unlimited monthly use for Premium customers.

Main Features:

  • Take notes in any of format, including text, sketches, photos, audio, video, PDFs, web clippings and much more.
  • Attach Microsoft Office docs, PDFs and photos.
  • Organize your receipts, bills, and invoices.
  • You can just use your device’s camera to easily scan and comment on a specific piece of paper even on printed documents, sketches, business cards, handwriting.
  • You can easily use Evernote as a digital notepad and easy-to-format word processor for all your thoughts as they come in your mind.
  • SYNC anywhere.


This is one of the best productivity apps. It is a simple but very rich feature, productivity apps allow it’s users to manage their daily schedule very effectively create reminders, events, to-do lists, notes and much more.

The UI of is very user-friendly and recently they have also won an award for their intuitive user interface and innovative features.

For the first time, it will only take your few minutes to organize your whole day. You can also SYNC seamlessly keeps all of your to-do list, reminders, calendar & agenda always in sync in your handset, desktop, web, and tablet. You can also get reminders for a scheduled time when you reach a particular location or set recurring reminders. So, you won’t forget any single thing.

Compatibility: IOS and Android.

Main Features:

  • share lists between family members.
  • built-in speech recognition.
  • powerful auto-suggest.
  • assign tasks to each other, chat and much more.

4. Dropbox

It is the oldest productivity apps, which gave birth to all other apps which store your data online. Dropbox is like an online locker, which keeps all your documents and files safe. In Dropbox, you can post, images, files, videos and any other data in your Dropbox account and you can access your saved data on Dropbox from any corner of the world.

In Dropbox, your all the files are safe with 256-bit AES encryption and there is a two-step verification process and it also provides a safe backup option. So, you don’t need to worry about data loss.

The data or files which are posted in Dropbox is by default private and it is a very powerful app for startups and small entrepreneurs as it offers a very secure and convenient way to manage your data.

Compatibility: IOS and Android.

Main Features:

  •  Comment on files to share feedback with your team.
  •  Sync, share, and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files.
  • Use the document scanner to turn receipts, whiteboards, and notes into PDFs.
  • Work on files with others through shared folders.