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Apps for Research, Study, & Learning: Productivity

A collection for iOS and Android apps for research, study, productivity, and more!

Productivity Apps

IFTTT (Android & iOS)

With IFTTT (If this, then that) you can create new possibilities by connecting popular web services.

Example 1: Automatically save new Gmail attachments to Google Drive.

Example 2: Automatically save Instagram photos to Microsoft OneDrive

For more information, visit the IFTTT website.

Google Drive (Android & iOS)

Quickly store, access and view your files from anywhere. You can also scan and add paper documents to your drive using the camera on your device.

Microsoft OneDrive (Android & iOS)

Access and share files from anywhere. Works well with other Microsoft apps.

Dropbox (Android & iOS)

Access your files from any device. You will need to create a Dropbox account to use this app.

Google Keep (Android & iOS)

Google Keep allows you to create notes and checklists.

Microsoft To-Do (Android & iOS)

This simple to-do list app will help you stay focused.

Dashlane (Android & iOS)

Dashlane is a free password manager that allows you to store and encrypt your passwords on your mobile device.

QR Droid Code Scanner (Android)

Scan and create QR codes on your android device.

QR Reader for iPhone (iOS)

Scan and create QR codes on your iOS device.

Pomodoro Timer Lite (Android)

This ad-free Pomodoro timer app will help you stay productive. The app is based on the Pomodoro Technique, a time management strategy that was developed in the late '80s. iOS users can try the Be Focused app, which includes an interval timer.

Here's how it works:

  • Pick a task
  • Set the timer for 25 minutes and start working
  • When the timer rings, take a 3 to 5 minute break
  • Every fourth break should be 15 to 25 minutes.

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