This app is designed to function as a single place for ideas, lists, notes, and reminders to help simplify efforts to collaborate with a team. A variety of content can be added to the notes, including attachments, web pages, or recorded memos. A search function facilitates sorting through notes, along with built-in and customizable organizational features such as notebooks and tags. Other features include multi-device syncing, handwriting search, document scanning, and more.
Expense report tracker
Expensify helps track expenses by transcribing details of a receipt from a photo, categorizing and coding each receipt, and automatically submitting business expenses for approval and reimbursement. Highlights include next-day direct deposit reimbursement, in-app purchases, mileage and GPS tracking, automatic credit card import, corporate card reconciliation, candidate reimbursement, per diem functionality, and accounting integrations.
This app personalizes the reading experience, bringing together publications, blogs, YouTube channels, keyword alerts, tweets, RSS feeds, and more to your timeline. Stories can be saved for later and shared with others. The shared feed and board features allow teams to collaborate and communicate what they’re reading, while the app integrates itself into various collaboration apps, including Evernote, Trello, Slack, and OneNote 365.
This free AI-powered tool for Google Chrome helps users compose mistake-free writing. The app catches errors such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation, along with more sophisticated writing nuances like tone and vocabulary choice. It also works across a wide platform of writing-based programs, including email, Facebook Messenger, Salesforce, Twitter, and more.
The LastPass Password Manager app securely stores your usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, and more in its bank-level, AES 256-bit encrypted vault. Autofill technology works across all devices and in various web browsers. Features include fingerprint-guarded access, the ability to share passwords with others, a built-in password generator, and multi-factor authentication for enhanced security. The paid premium version allows unlimited sharing of passwords, items, and notes; 1GB of encrypted file storage; premium multi-factor authentication; priority tech support; and desktop fingerprint authentication.
The MobileDay One-Touch Dial app is designed to simplify conference calls. Features of the free app include the choice to use your own conference call bridge or the app’s; upcoming call notifications; automatic syncing with the native iPhone calendar; one-touch access to calls and meetings; human validated dial-in sequences; one-touch dropped call rejoin; customizable “running late” messages to colleagues; quick call options; pre-populated dial-in information for quick scheduling; and conference bridge compatibility with other apps, including Google+ Hangouts, FaceTime, and more.
The News360: Personalized News app learns what kind of news you’re interested in based on topics, sources, companies, and people you’re interested in, and then gathers the best stories from over 100,000 sources. Stories can be saved for offline access and personalized notifications keep you posted on breaking news stories that are relevant to you. A paid premium account removes ads and also gives access to their audio briefing feature.
Document and whiteboard scanner
The free Office Lens app trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable and can also convert images to editable Word, PowerPoint, and PDF files that are automatically saved to OneDrive. Photos can be saved to a variety of cloud storage options. Printed and handwritten text is automatically recognized, allowing specific words to be searched for later. The app also comes with various modes depending on the situation: whiteboard mode trims and cleans up glares and shadows; document mode trims and colors images; and business card mode can extract information in English, German, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese and then save it to an address book and OneNote (more language support coming soon).
The latest version of Scanbot supports Apple and Android devices and is designed to scan, edit, and manage paperwork, from receipts to whiteboards to QR codes. The app automatically captures images with 200+ dpi, offers cropping and optimization capabilities, and can be shared or uploaded instantly. Documents can be saved as either PDFs or JPGs and can be uploaded in one tap — or set automatically — to a variety of cloud-based services, such as iCloud, OneNote, and Google Drive. Additional features include being able to work, edit, and sign within PDFs and send faxes directly from the app.