Apps are more powerful than ever, but it’s hard to know which ones will waste and which ones will save your time.

1.Pocket lets you save articles to read offline later on any device

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It’s easy to forget to come back to an article you want to read when you’re furiously browsing the internet. But with Pocket, you can easily send that article to any device and read it later.

Pocket, with one click, compiles and sends the article to an archive you can read on your phone, tablet, or computer. Just be careful of your queue filling up with too many good articles to read.

2.Google Keep jazzes up your notes

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Google Keep it’s now available on both iOS and Android. You can use the app to take notes, jot down to-do lists, set reminders, and record audio. And one of its main charms is the ability to organize your notes with colored labels.

3.Wunderlist takes your to-do lists to the next level

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Wunderlist is very easy to use to do list app. It lets you set due dates and reminders and share lists or have conversations about them. Wunderlist can help you organize your grocery list, remember movies you want to see, or collaborate to help plan a vacation.

4.Fantastical 2 is a calendar app that is insanely simple to use

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Besides keeping you organized, Fantastical 2’s best feature lets you enter simple phrases, which it will then translate into a calendar appointment automatically. For example you can type, “Meet with Lana for lunch at mi Cuisine at 3 p.m.” and Fantastical will handle the rest.

5.Letterspace is an innovative note-taking app

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Letterspace is a beautiful note-taking app that uses hashtags to organize your thoughts. It also has a handy swipe bar that lets you move your on-screen cursor without moving your hands from the keyboard, which makes editing your notes much easier.

6.Workflow is a powerful way to save time by automating your life

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Workflow lets you customize your phone so that you can skip time-wasting tasks. By telling your phone what to do when it notices a certain action, you can instruct your phone to call an Uber before your next calendar appointment, upload your latest photo to Twitter, and virtually any other string of actions you can think of.

7.Microsoft’s Outlook is one of the best mobile email apps around

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Microsoft made a killer email app with Outlook, and it easily trounces Google’s Gmail app for iPhone. An integrated calendar makes emailing your availability a cinch, and you can swipe to archive, delete, or schedule emails to return to your inbox at a later time.

8.Paper by Fifty Three combines sketching and writing

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Paper for iPhone is an app that expands the notion of what “taking notes” means on your phone.

You can use it to make everything from lists to presentations that include charts and graphs. It basically helps translate the experience you have writing on “paper” to your phone — bringing back all the tasks that more traditional note-taking apps lack.

9.Polymail is an elegant email app that gives you features without compromising simplicity

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Polymail gives you things like email tracking, and the ability to read and send later. But the best part is its simple design.

10.Evernote is your online notebook for everything

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Evernote is an online collection of everything you want to remember. It’s like digital notebook that stores photos, web pages, notes, PDF files, audio clips, and to-do lists. What’s great about Evernote is its indexing feature. Once you add things to your notebook they’re completely searchable and can be accessed on your desktop, the Web, or your mobile device.