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17 New Productivity Apps for Android and iPhone

The Google+ mobile app is now available. But it’s not alone. Here is a list of new productivity apps for Android and iPhone.

Released in the last three months, these include both paid and free apps. There are task management apps, audio and video apps, a file cabinet app, a business card app, and more.


AutoCallRecorder Pro. Silently record all the calls to a directory on your SD card. Price: $3.99.

Caller ID Plus. Caller ID Plus automatically identifies incoming callers and displays the name, address and city of the caller. The application also helps you quickly find people, services or businesses. Price: $4.25.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary. In addition to all the definitions from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, this app offers voice search — to look up a word without having to spell it — along with synonyms, antonyms, example sentences, Word of the Day, and more. It’s helpful for reference, education, and vocabulary building. Also available on iPhone. Price: Free.

Flight Status. This is a flight-tracking app for all flights worldwide. Check flight delays, view arrival and departure times, terminal and gate numbers, baggage claim information, and much more. App also features zoom-map styles. Check and track flights by flight number or by route. Price: $4.99.

Google+. This is the mobile app for Google’s new social network. Get mobile access to your stream and circles. Instant Upload automatically puts photos and videos you take into a private album in the cloud to share anytime. Also available on iPhone. Price: Free.

Google Docs. Use the Google Docs mobile app to create and edit office documents. Work on spreadsheets, slideshow presentations, interactive forms for surveys and robust word processing. Price: Free.

LinkedIn. Finally, LinkedIn is available for Android. Search and connect with professional contacts. Get updates and messages from your network in real-time. Also available on iPhone. Price: Free.

PlanPlus Tasks. This is a task management app that incorporates FranklinCovey task methodology for prioritization. If you like to prioritize, this is a solid app with a clean design. Price: $6.95.

Pocket Resume. Create, maintain, and email your resume with this app. Pocket Resume simplifies creating a resume by doing the layout for you. Price: $2.99.

Snipper. Snipper lets you share short videos with your peers using private broadcast channels. Also available on iPhone. Price: Free.


Agenda. This calendar app has a very clean design, removing everything but key information. Price: $1.99.

Cardcloud. With Cardcloud, you can share Web-based social business cards. Exchange cards phone-to-phone or by email. Price: Free.

doxo. Your file cabinet in your pocket. Snap photos of bills, receipts, wallet cards, or any documents. View digital files, as well as paperless statements from select providers. Price: Free.

mapOmatic. This is a personalized mapping app. It displays places from your address book and calendar. It automatically connects to your check-ins from Facebook and Foursquare, and can even post recommendations. Price: Free.

SayClip. Free and private video messaging. Integrates with Facebook. Price: Free.

The Hit List. This is a simple to-do list to prioritize and focus on tasks when the time is right. Price: $9.99.

Voice Brief. Voice Brief is your personal assistant app, reading your important daily updates aloud to you as you go about your daily business. Stock prices, emails, RSS feeds, social network info, it collects the data that you want to hear. Price: $3.99.

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