Mobile apps

Free or cheap apps for your smartphone or tablet.


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Available as a mobile app for iOS and Android and also a Chrome extension, Forest helps you put down your phone and get productive!

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Seeing AI

A free iOS app which helps users with low vision  capture and read aloud text. Find out more about Seeing AI.

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Otter ai

Record audio on your smartphone or tablet and it will be transcribed. View, listen and edit online. Watch the Otter ai video here.

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Evernote/Evernote Web Clipper

Save, organise and annotate images, webpages, photos, scans and files and sync across all your devices. Online, app (iOS and Android) and extension for Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge.

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Note Board

Virtual note board where you can write tasks, add notes, upload files and save online content. Available online, as a Chrome extension or a mobile app (iOS and Android).

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Google Keep

Save links, images and notes and sync these between your devices. Extension works with Chrome, Firefox and Edge. Also online and app for iOS and Android.

Voice Record Pro

Recording app for iOS which allows you to export, import, rename and edit audio clips.


Free PDF annotator for multiple platforms and devices (including online). Add notes and comments to pdfs. Rotate, reorder and merge several PDFs together.


Simple, online tool (and app) for creating mind maps and mood boards.

Focus Keeper Free

Free Pomodoro timer for iOS.

Focus Matrix – Task Manager

Free Priority Matrix app for iOS.