The month of November brought new task management apps, presentation and spreadsheet tools, search aids, note pads, communication tools, and a virtual assistant.
November also launched the Windows Phone 8 platform. If you’re interested in developing apps for Windows Phone 8, download the Windows Phone SDK for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.5 devices.
Here is a list of November’s new mobile productivity apps for Android, Apple iOS, and Windows Phone. Some of the Windows Phone apps are new updates for the Windows Phone 8 platform. There are both paid and free apps.
Dragon Mobile Assistant. This mobile assistant directs your search and task experience with a personal, conversational design. Speak naturally to access a wide range of content. Make a call, send a text message, update social media, and more. Price: Free.
Todoist. Todoist is a to-do list and personal task manager. Add and manage unlimited tasks, organize tasks into projects, save your task lists to the cloud, access lists online or offline. Price: Free.
PlanMaker Mobile. Open, edit, and save all your Microsoft Excel worksheets with data, formulas, and formatting intact. Display your Excel worksheets like they look on your PC. Price: $9.99.
Presentations. Open, edit, and save all your PowerPoint files while preserving formatting and content. The app displays your presentations like they look on your PC, including animations and slide transitions. Price: $9.99.
Cloud SMS. Read and write SMS messages right from your Android tablet. Cloud SMS runs on both your phone and tablet to allow you to send and receive SMS messaging from your tablet. Price: $0.99.
Buzzdock Search. Keep up with trends. Quickly browse top trending topics or search on your own. Enhanced results, including YouTube and Twitter, help keep you informed. Price: Free.