You are a busy person, we get it. Sometimes you just don’t want to deal with the hundreds of those emails that just keep coming in, personal and business calls, the number of notes you have to take on daily basis and the constant attention you have to give your colleagues at work.

You hardly have time to get real work done if you are always busy, but you can do something about it. Your mobile device could be your one of your most productive tools if you know what apps to use. Take advantage of these productive apps to work smarter, faster and on the go.

1. Mailbox

Mailbox promises to help you fly through your email. This email app allows you to quickly swipe messages to your archive or trash. Scan an entire conversation at once with chat-like organization. You can also snooze emails until later with the tap of a button.

Mailbox is available in the App Store for iPhone and iPad. You can add up to five Gmail or Google Apps accounts to your Mailbox to enjoy a  unified inbox.


In as much as you don’t like to deal with emails, calendar, tasks, notes – they’re the lenses through which we focus our lives. wants to help you have a good day, every day: interesting, productive, well-balanced & fun.

With you can call, text or e-mail your contacts directly from the app.  You can add tasks by voice if you are too busy to type. It integrates with Gmail and other email.


3. Buffer

Buffer takes the pain out of social sharing. Buffer shares your content at the best possible times throughout the day so that your followers and fans see your updates more often.

Buffer offers a smarter way to schedule the great content you find. Fill up your Buffer at one time in the day and Buffer ‘automagically’ posts them for you through the day.

4. FuzeBox

FuzeBox provides HD video for your conference calls. It’s  a great alternative to Skype or Google Hangouts. Fuzebox promises HD video and crystal clear audio.

The app supports up to 12 HD video conference streams and 125 total participants. Remote worksers will find it most useful to stay connected for work. Fuze supports multi-party HD video conferencing on Windows, OSX, Linux, iOS and Android.

5. Pocket

Are you too busy to read all those important articles right now, save them with Pocket for later reading. The free app can be used to save articles, videos and web pages that you don’t have time to read but want to return to later.

Pocket has a great design, offline caching and an awesome compatibility across platforms and with other third-party apps. Once items are saved, you can access them at any time from your Pocket list. They are even automatically cached for offline access (videos excluded).

6. Expensify

The last thing most busy business professionals want to deal with on weekly basis is  a stack of receipts and a confusing expense report form. Expensify promises expense reports that don’t suck!

The app syncs with credit cards to track purchases in real -time, pulls in electronic receipts, scans paper receipts using the iPhone camera, and produces a PDF report that can be e-mailed to those annoying guys in finance.


7. Bump

Bump is a virtual business card that allows you to swap contact info, calendar, pictures and social media profiles with others, simply by bumping your phone with them.
Bump also allows users to bump photos from a phone to a computer. Use Bump to share contact information, photos, videos, and files by simply bumping two phones together.
What is your favorite app for getting work done on the go?  Share with us in the comment box below.

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