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Page 1: 10 iPhone Productivity Apps

Richard McCannRichard McCann

By Richard McCannhttp://ca.linkedin.com/in/rmccann

Updated - 2010

10 Productivity Apps for the iPhone

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Intro

• 10 Apps that I frequently use on the Iphone to help with productivity– Pros/Cons– Comparable Apps

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10 Productivity Apps

1. ToDo2. Tripit3. Analytics Pro4. Dropbox5. eBuddy Pro6. Skype7. Hootsuite8. Linkie9. BugBox10.Dragon Dictation

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1. Todo 4

• Pros: – Best tool to manage your

Todo lists– Easy to use– Syncs with Toodledo.com

• Cons– Sync can be interruptive– Have to force sync if you

keep the app open– Doesn’t sync with Outlook

tasks

• Price: $4.99

• Also see Toodledo

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2. Tripit

• Pros: – Must have travel mate– Manages your itinerary and

can update you to changes– Track your loyalty programs

• Cons– Loyalty Program Mgmt only

with Pro account– Limited Flight status info

compared to FlightDeck Pro

• Price: Free

• Also see TripDeck

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3. Analytics Pro

• Pros: – Access your Google Analytics– Easy to use interface– Detailed graphics– Manage multiple sites– Support for google accounts

• Cons– Can save filtered searches– Doesn’t show annotations

• Price: $6.99

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4. Dropbox

• Pros: – Manage your files across

computers– Connects to your Dropbox

Account– Can view and edit your

documents (with Connect)– Mark files as favorites

• Cons– Never sure what files are

local– Can’t email attachments

(sends link to document)

• Price: Free

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5. eBuddy Pro

• Pros: – Iphone app for Live

Messenger, Facebook chat, Googletalk, AIM + more

– Easy to use interface• Cons

– Changing profile image is not easy

– Be great if whatsapp was available with it.

• Price: $4.99 Pro / Free for Basic

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6. Skype

• Pros: – Skype on your Iphone– Easy to setup and use– Sound is superb (better than

using laptop)• Cons

– Requires WiFi

• Price: Free

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7. Hootsuite

• Pros: – Manage your social media

accounts in a single interface– Supports Facebook, Twitter,

Foursquare, Linkedin• Cons

– Streams tab needs work, not easy to move around

– Stats page only works with Hootsuite based posted

• Price: Free

• Also see TweetDeck

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8. Linkie

• Pros: – Manage your bit.ly (URL

shortener) account– Shows stats on where your

traffic is coming from– Email data to colleagues

• Cons– Be great to see graphical

charts– Only Bit.ly URL’s currently

• Price: 0.99

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9. BugBox

• Pros: – Manage your JIRA tickets with

your iphone– Check status on an issue in a

meeting

• Cons– Limitations with Custom

Fields– Can only login into 1 JIRA

account. – Full version is expensive

• Price: Free/$24.99

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10. Dragon Dictation

• Pros: – Records your message and

convert it to text– Email, SMS, Twitter, Copy

your message

• Cons– Not always perfect– Difficult to clear message /

likes to append– Can’t set a default email

address

• Price: Free

• Check out MailMe (audio to email)