Design & Development

16 New Productivity Apps in August

The month of August brought the Facebook Messenger app, several apps to track sales, apps for taking notes and giving presentations, a Post-it app, and more.

Here is a list of August’s new productivity apps for Android and iOS. There are both paid and free apps for your productivity on the go.

August’s New Productivity Apps

Facebook Messenger. Facebook Messenger is a faster way to send mobile messages to friends. Send and receive messages with any of your friends or anyone in your mobile contacts list. Available for Android, iPhone. Price: Free.

Foliozo. Foliozo is a portfolio app for your iPad. Take your designs wherever you go. Link Foliozo with your Dropbox account. After working on your material, launch Foliozo and the changes are updated. Available for iPad. Price: $4.99.

WritePad Stylus. This is a handwriting app made specifically for writing with a stylus. Useful when typing isn’t an option. Available for Android. Price: $0.99.

Seller Tool for Amazon. This is for Amazon marketplace order monitoring and account managing. Monitor your Amazon seller account activity on the go. Available for Android. Price: $2.99.

Retail Inventory. Manage inventory with your phone. Scan barcodes, enter quantities, and sync with your point-of-sale. Available for Android. Price: Free.

Shopify Widget. This app makes it easy to track your sales on Shopify. Available for Android. Price: Free.

Post-it PopNotes. Create geo-triggered notes and place them anywhere you want. Set a note to pop up at a specific time and location. Available for iPhone. Price: Free.

DocScan. DocScan lets you scan and send multi-page documents. It can auto-detect edges, remove shadows and produce a clear document. Use the built-in PDF viewer for previewing and browsing pages in detail. Available for iPad, iPhone. Price: Free.

MyScript Memo. Handwrite notes on the go, then convert them to digital text. Export and share with Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail or copy and paste to any other text application. Available for iPad, iPhone. Price: Free.

Sketch Rolls. This is a note-taking, sketching, and drawing tool with an extended format. Collaborate on thoughts and ideas in meetings or on the go. Capture your inspirations as they come to you without space limitations. Extend each roll for more sketching space. Available for iPad. Price: $4.99.

iDesk. iDesk allows you to make flow charts, organization charts, diagrams, and more. Use it to solve problems or make presentations. Contains shape recognition that detects basic shapes and redraws them. Available for iPad. Price: $6.99.

Alert Notes. Use this app to turn your notes into reminders. Simply jot down your notes in plain English and it will remind you at the correct time. Available for iPad, iPhone. Price: $2.99.

Banca. This is a simple currency converter. Features automatic refresh of exchange rate and an integrated calculator. Available for iPad, iPhone. Price: $2.99.

Book+. This e-book reader specializes in PDF management and high-speed viewing. Available for iPad, iPhone. Price: $7.99.

Converse. Converse is a language translator for conversations. Use the dual-keyboard layout to break down the language barrier and have a real conversation. Converse currently translates between English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Dutch. Available for iPad. Price: $4.99.

Goings On: The New Yorker. Your cheat-sheet to New York City culture from the staff of The New Yorker. Download for in-depth event listings and recommendations by the best critics in the world. Available for Android, iPad, iPhone. Price: Free.

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