Let’s get our iOS devices ready for jam-packed schedules of exhilarating trips, piled-up paper works and projects, health and fitness-related activities and whatnots. Shed those holiday pounds and move forward to an exciting fun-filled year of productivity, pleasure and entertainment with these 13 iPhone and iPad apps on our list.
Evernote is an easy-to-use free productivity app that helps users organize schedules, items, notes and remember important to do lists, brainstorm ideas on drafts and more.
This is your best bud when it comes to jotting down ideas, voice reminders, capture photos to keep you on track.
Direct App Link: Evernote for iPhone and iPad
Seller: Evernote Corporation
Paper is one of my favourite productivity apps in 2012. Well, it doesn’t end there, since this app won Apple Design Award 2012. One thing that amazes me about this app is the freedom to create ideas and scribble everything similarly on a piece of paper.
Create beautiful diagrams, sketches, illustrations and notes and share them to your friends and family. List down your exceptional plans this 2013 on Paper.
Direct App Link: Paper for iPad
Seller: FiftyThree, Inc.
Stay connected with them. Share your timeline ? photos, videos, thoughts, and location in a few taps. Unlike Instagram, the added features make you loco-on-the-go. It’s addictive. It’s integrated with Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Foursquare.
Direct App Link: Path for iPhone and iPad
Seller: Path, Inc.
Time to shed the holiday pounds and get back in shape with Whole Living’s Smoothies food and drink app. This app is packed with smoothie recipes – blend your way to wellness and healthy lifestyle. Instead of pop and caffeine, blend refreshing and restorative drinks.
This app comes with 36 smoothies recipes, including Essentials, Meal-in-a glass, and Allergen-free.
Direct App Link: Smoothies from Whole Living for iPhone and iPad
Price: Free (for a limited time only)
Dropbox is a must-have productivity app for professionals. It lets users to bring all the photos, documents, and videos anywhere and access them easily using its cloud and storage service.
Do you want to make a backup on your 2012 files? Store and sync all your files and access from all your computers ? iOS, Android, PC and Mac.
Get a free account now with 2GB of space.
Direct App Link: Dropbox for iPhone and iPad
Seller: Dropbox, Inc.
Cloudon app is now available in iPhone and iPad platform. Amazingly, this is a combination of Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive and Box services in one app.
Manage all your Microsoft files using this app, and off you go as you beat the deadlines of your accounting data and more. You can work in the comfort of your iOS device – rename, edit and view files instantly.
Direct App Link: Cloudon for iPhone and iPad
Seller: Cloudon, Inc.
Runtastic PushUps Pro
Do you want to go for the extremes? While there’s no such thing as miracle pills to shed those extra pounds gain from the holiday season, Runtastic PushUps Pro will help you break the record of fitness goals.
Runtastic app keeps you motivated with an easy-to-follow training plan to build your strength and improve your stamina.
Push up all the way to complete the 100′s and maximise the other features for record keeping of stats and sets.
Direct App Link: Runtastic PushUps Pro for iPhone and iPad
30/30 app is also included in my list of productivity apps. This is the best task manager at hand. It’s simple to use – users can set up a list of task and assign 30 minutes for each one of them.
The timer will tell you when to move to the next task, which makes it more exciting, especially if you’re juggling tons of projects and errands.
Direct App Link: 30/30 for iPhone and iPad
Seller: Binary Hammer
I recently stumbled upon this stellar task manager on Mac Appstore, later I found out it is also available on iPhone and iPad. This free cloud-sync task manager lets you share your lists with friends and colleagues. It works best when organising to-do lists anywhere, anytime.
Direct App Link: Wunderlist HD
Seller: 6 Wunderkinder
Fitness HD is a gym rat’s best friend. With hundreds of ready-made workouts and exercise, this is the only app that features 1,000 video clips. It also works as a calorie counter that lets users track the food and activities for the day to keep them going toward the goals.
Direct App Link: Fitness HD
Seller: Arawella Corporation
Things is quite an expensive task management app – but when it comes to its features, it won’t disappoint you. Things was already featured as Editor’s Choice in many countries and included in New and Noteworthy list.
Get “Things” right this 2013.
Direct App Link: Things for iPad
Seller: Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG.
You shouldn’t miss this social news magazine! Custom news in a few taps – “the news you want, all in one place.” I’ll never forget my first Flipboard experience. It’s as if I’m flipping through the printed magazine.
Get the latest news this 2013 from breaking news to world events and updates.
Direct App Link: Flipboard
Seller: Flipboard, Inc.
Google Maps for iPhone
Last but not the least, Google Maps completes our 13 must-have iOS apps to kickstart your 2013. The most awaited third party app has finally come. And it’s easier to move forward – to cross over 2012 with this user-friendly map app. Travel light, folks!
Direct App Link: Google Maps for iPhone
Seller: Google, Inc.
Happy New Year everyone!