It’s no secret that technology brought us countless benefits and productivity tools to connect and influence and develop, something that was once unimaginable.

If you’re not taking advantage of the innumerable tools and applications out there to manage your time, your life or your business, you’re most certainly missing out!

We’ve gathered a short (tried and tested) list of free tools and applications to help you go about daily life with a lot less effort.

  1. Wunderlist

If you’re a  ‘to-do list’ person, Wunderlist is a simple cross-platform app that helps you organise and delegate tasks with ease. Simply create projects, add items, set reminders and due dates and have conversations with other Wunderlist users about assigned tasks.

Wunderlist has desktop apps for Mac and Windows, plus mobile apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, but not BlackBerry. There are also browser plug-ins for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.


  1. Dropbox

Everyone should be familiar with Dropbox by now. The app allows you to transfer content between your computer and any or all of your other favourite devices without a glitch, and is uncomplicated when it comes to use. Access and share important files on the go.


  1. Evernote

Capture all your thoughts and ideas with Evernote, in the format of voice recordings, images or notes. Record conversations and meetings, attach files and share it with your friends.


  1. Mind42

Mindmapping is a wonderful productivity technique. Visually organise your thoughts and ideas with Mind42’s free online mind mapping software, and get clarity on what needs to be done. Brainstorm, create lists and diagrams and optionally share it with your peers.


Please share your favourite tools and apps with us!