5 Best Productivity Apps for Busy People

iPhone, credit card and notepad

iPhone, credit card and notepad

The old saying, “if you want something done, ask a busy person” has been given a 21st century reboot with the new genre of mobile apps focussing on productivity and time efficiency. Our lives are getting busier with many of us struggling to find enough hours in the day to get everything done. Whether it’s trying to juggle work deadlines with our social lives or leisure time with family commitments, perhaps the well-known saying should now be “if you want something done, download an app”?


Wunderlist is the easiest way to get stuff done, whether you’re planning a holiday, sharing a shopping list with a partner or managing multiple work projects.

Clear organisation of tasks is the key to high productivity and Wunderlist allows you to organize and share your to-do, work, grocery, movies and household lists. No matter what you’re planning, how large or small the task may be, Wunderlist makes it a synch to get stuff done.



Tracking how long tasks take to complete is a crucial step in squeezing more into your day. Toggl’s comically simple interface is key to its popularity as Generation Y’s answer to the stuffy (and often inaccurate) time sheet.  Time keeping with Toggl has never been easier.

Toggl stats


Let’s face it, wewall watched Bradley Cooper in that film Limitless and wanted to neck a pack of those little clear pills in order to overcome those mental blocks and spark some creative thinking. The next best option has to be the Brainsparker app which works like a deck of cards prompting creative thinking and inspiration with each shuffle. It’s an app which trains you to think outside the box, so often the key trait of hyper-productive people.




They say a picture speaks a thousand words and Syncspace allows users to sketch out ideas in a zoomable space and then share and collaborate ideas based on these canvasses. An absolute must for those operating the visual creative space.

If you want people to contribute to a document, you can invite them via iMessage or email. When a sketch is complete, you can send it to any app that supports PDF files, including Dropbox, Evernote, or iBooks.



The workplace is the natural environment for productivity apps, and for on-the-go employees who need to stay in the loop, MangoApps is the best around. MangoApps effortlessly combines company’s Intranet, real-time messaging services and team collaboration tools, so that everything an employee needs is at their fingertips.

MangoApps has very quickly become a firm favourite with small and large businesses due to the diverse range of features it brings together and its user friendly interface.

MangoApps system


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