productivity apps Stories July 21, 2015

If you don’t have time to read the essential books in your life, Blinkist summarizes great non-fiction titles for quicker access to big ideas. It is kind of like a digital Cliff Notes. For a limited time, 9to5Toys Specials has a one-year subscription for $30.

Blinkist’s library has been carefully curated to bring together the great minds of business, marketing, psychology, and more. It contains over one thousand “blinks” — brief summaries which condense the key insights from the full text of each book into a fifteen-minute read. You can enjoy blinks on iOS, Android, Kindle, and on desktop via Blinkist’s web app. You can also collect your favorite titles into a private library, highlight snippets, and save content to Evernote. Alternatively, you can listen to audio versions via the apps. The service adds forty new blinks every month, so you shouldn’t run out of interesting content.

  • Get unlimited access to a collection of 1000+ books
  • Listen to works in audiobooks format for convenience and variety
  • Access 40 new titles each month
  • Highlight and save snippets of text you find interesting
  • Use Evernote to sync and store your snippets
  • Build a private library of works viewable offline
  • Send books to your Kindle and read them from there
  • Also available on audio

This deals takes 62% off the price of a one-year subscription – add to cart now.

productivity apps Stories January 29, 2015

expiredApple discounts nearly forty of the most popular productivity apps for iOS and Mac

As usual, we’ve been tracking the best iOS price drops and freebies all week. About 48 hours ago we began to notice an influx of price drops for big name productivity apps. And now we know why. Apple has just unveiled its Get Productive App Store sale which features 19 insanely popular iOS productivity apps.

It’s rare to see so many all-time low prices from such a variety of top-tier developers. Here are our top picks:

On the Mac side of the sale there are twenty discounted productivity apps. Again, here are our favorites:

Check out our daily roundups for more of the best iOS apps sales.

productivity apps Stories January 13, 2015

Several of the preeminent online productivity services have joined forces to offer a bundle for a fraction of the standard rate.

The $59.99 bundle includes one-year premium subscriptions for Pocket, Evernote, Wunderlist, and LastPass. That’s a combined value of over $185. Even better, if you already have one of these services the bundle will add an additional year to your subscription.

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productivity apps Stories December 30, 2014

expiredAmazon Android app sale up to 80% off: OfficeSuite Pro 8, Notepad+, AC Pirates, Cut the Rope, Spider-Man, more

The Amazon App Store is having a massive end of year sale with more than 500 discounted Android (and some Kindle) apps, some with freebie Amazon Coins attached. While there are far too many discounts to list them all, some of the standout options include the first and second Best Selling Productivity Apps on the storefront, OfficeSuite Professional 8 for $7.49 (Reg. $15) and Notepad+ for $1 (Reg. $3). Both apps combine for 4+ star ratings from nearly 50,000 reviewers across Amazon and Google Play. Other notable productivity apps on sale include Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary + 360 free Amazon Coins for $11.99 (Reg. $24) and NeoCal Advanced Calculator for $3.99 (Reg. $10) plus many more.

You’ll also find a number of top rated game deals as well:

  • Assassin’s Creed Pirates: $1 (Reg. $5)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man: 2 $1 (Reg. $7)
  • Mahjong Artifacts® (Full): $1.29 (Reg. $3)
  • Pudding Monsters HD: $0.59 (Reg. $1)
  • Cut the Rope: $0.59 (Reg. $1)
  • The Room Two (Kindle Tablet Edition): $1 (Reg. $2)
  • The Dark Knight Rises (Kindle Tablet Edition): $1 (Reg. $7)
  • FINAL FANTASY III (Kindle Tablet Edition): $7 (Reg. $17)
  • Many more here

As usual, you’ll find the rest of today’s best game/app deals in our complete roundup from this morning.

productivity apps Stories November 27, 2014

expiredReaddle iOS apps up to 50% off: Scanner Pro $3, PDF Expert 5 $7, Calendars 5 $3, iOS bundles, more

Premiere iOS app developer, Readdle, has put its entire suite of iOS apps on sale starting now for Black Friday. You’ll find all of the developer’s productivity apps up to 50% off or more right now including Printer Pro for $5 (Reg. $7), Calendars 5 for $3 (Reg. $7), PDF Expert 5 for $7 (Reg. $10), Scanner Pro for $3 (Reg. $7) and more.

Readdle’s apps combined have received 4+ star ratings from around 20,000 reviewers. You’ll also find Readdle’s iOS app bundles on sale including the Ultimate Productivity Bundle by Readdle for $12 (Reg. $32), but be sure to check out our post on iOS app bundles for more information on how to get the best deals.

Head over to our Black Friday roundups for more of the best game/app deals.

productivity apps Stories July 31, 2014

expiredReaddle iOS apps up to 70% off: Scanner Pro $3, PDF Expert 5 $5, Calendars 5 $3, more

Readdle, one of the premiere app developers for iOS, is celebrating its 7th Birthday by discounting each of its apps up to 70% off. All of Readdle’s offerings are geared towards helping you be more productive on your iPhone or iPad.

One of our favorite apps from the bunch is Scanner Pro. It makes it easy to digitally save paper documents and receipts in the highest quality possible:

…special algorithms remove shadows, make scans sharper, correct perspective and make them as readable as possible.

Here’s the breakdown of all the deals:

productivity apps Stories May 1, 2014

expired‘Notability’ for iPhone and iPad goes FREE for the first time ever (Reg. $2.99)

Notability has been one of the top iOS productivity apps since 2011 and for the first time ever it’s available as a free download. As a pricing comparison, it has previously sold for $2.99-$4.99. Notability is “a powerful note-taker on iPad and iPhone: sketch ideas, annotate documents, sign contracts, complete worksheets, keep a journal, record a lecture, jot travel notes, or teach a class.”

It has garnered a 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,898 ratings on the App Store since its inception and was dubbed an Editors’ Choice by Apple.

productivity apps Stories November 28, 2013

Readdle is taking 50% off its most popular iPhone and iPad apps to celebrate Black Friday. We typically only see 1-2 discounts a year for Readdle apps so be sure to lock in these savings if there’s an app you’ve been eyeing. Deal ends Sunday.

Please note the sale has just kicked off and some prices are still updating in the App Store. All applicable discounts should be live by early Friday morning. 

  • Scanner Pro $2.99 (Reg. $6.99)
  • Printer Pro for iPad $1.99 (Reg. $6.99)
  • Printer Pro for iPhone $1.99 (Reg. $4.99)
  • Calendars 5 $2.99 (Reg. $6.99)
  • PDF Expert for iPad $4.99 (Reg. $9.99)
  • PDF Expert for iPhone $4.99 (Reg. $9.99)
  • PDF Converter $2.99 (Reg. $6.99)
  • Shakespeare Pro $4.99 ($9.99)

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