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From Awesome Note to Zotero, this guide describes all the best apps for productivity, reading, research, note-taking, writing and presenting.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2012 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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      Manage files, tasks, workflows, and passwords.

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      Nozbe: Simply Get Things Done
      Nozbe means "to Be NOZ" (Naturally OrganiZed), and is intended to allow you to organize your life according to the popular Getting Things Done (GTD) paradigm. Nozbe integrates well with Evernote, Twitter, Jott, Dropbox, and GMail. Limited free account, else by subscription.

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      Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically. It provides up to 2Gb of storage for free and up to 100Gb for paid accounts. The iPhone app makes it easy to copy files from your computers or other mobile devices to your iPhone or iPad. Universal iOS app or Android. Free.

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      ToDo for iPhone and ToDo for iPad has a beautiful, simple interface and is full of features (projects, sub-tasks, due-dates, categories, etc), while remaining simple to use. ToDo makes it easy to keep your lists in sync between your mobile devices and computers. (Android users, try GTasks)

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      Password manager for generating secure passwords and storing all you passwords securely. Synchronizes in the background with your computers and other mobile devices. A great way to avoid using the same password on every site. Android version available.

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      LogMein Ignition
      Remotely access your Mac or Windows computers from anywhere. Control your desktop, move the mouse, zoom in and out via pinch-zoom. Very easy to set up and use compared to other similar programs. Universal iOS app. Android version available.

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      Evernote makes it easy to capture anything in multiple formats. Input by photo, text, screenshot, audio recording. Tag your notes, organize into notebooks, share with others or keep them private. Save notes to your account on the web and access from any computer or mobile device. Universal app. Available for Android, iOS, & all major mobile platforms. Free.

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      The Boyce Centennial Library would like to thank Nicole Hennig and Remlee Green, librarians at MIT Libraries, for contributing much of the original content on which this guide is built, and for their permission to reproduce that content here.


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