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Best iPhone apps for 2019

Get the most out of the new range of iPhones with the top business, productivity and collaboration apps

Evernote

Evernote

Category: Productivity

Price: Free

Evernote syncs across all of your devices so that you don't have to fret about switching between devices. More than just a note-taking app, create checklists and clip web pages for later reference in one uncluttered workspace. You can even share and discuss pages from within the app, taking the hassle out of collaborative work.

Main Idea: This app is here to help you work, but only if you let it. Evernote is an indispensable tool if you use it regularly, but falls flat if you don't take advantage of its unique features.

Alternatives: Microsoft OneNote, Notability

Inbox by Gmail

Google Inc

Category: Productivity

Price: Free

Despite having automated cars, drones, and heavy machinery, we're still living the dark ages when it comes to email, which requires plenty of manual attention and time. Mail technology is getting smarter, however, and Google has learned from Dropbox's experiment with Mailbox when it comes to features such as bundling similar messages together and making reminders into separate entries for easy reviewing.

Main Idea: Google's latest offering in the battle to reach inbox zero, and keep it that way.

Alternatives: Microsoft Outlook, Gmail

Invoice2go

Invoice2go

Category: Business

Price: Free

This app lets you save receipts, sign documents, generate statements, keep a calendar, enter location information, and scan information to help keep your business organised. Real-time charts provide a visual representation of how your business is performing as well. Create three invoices for free with Invoice2go with an option to upgrade to Invoice2go Pro.

Main Idea: Create and send professional invoices using a variety of templates from any of your Android devices.  If you have trouble keeping information organised and need a more comprehensive and professional way to track money owed, money paid, and money received, this is the app for you.

Alternative: Invoice Simple

Turn to page 2 for even more detail about the best apps you can download on your iPhone. 

iPlanner UK

David Pejinovic

Category: Productivity

Price: 0.79

iPlanner UK is a highly customisable diary app for your personal schedule. The ultimate scheduling app, iPlanner UK lets you plan every moment of your day from work hours to meetings and personal errands and ensures you'll never miss an appointment or deadline again. What makes the app even more effective are its many customisation options, from icons and colour coding to different day/week/month views and time zone support.

Main Idea: Keeping track of meetings and events is important for everyone, not just those of us who are on the disorganised side; with so many options for customisation, this might be the right app for you.

Alternative: Planner Plus

iTranslate Voice translator & dictionary

Sonico GmbH

Category: Productivity

Price: 4.99

Translate into 42 languages with voice input, a dictionary, AirTranslate, and more with iTranslate Voice. Translating can be a lengthy and frustrating process, but this app is the perfect tool for crossing languages barriers. With 42 language options available, iTranslate allows you to translate spoken language into written English (or the language of your choosing), with AirTranslate even allowing you to connect devices and engage in a conversation with others.

Main Idea: This app can help you communicate more efficiently across languages and in a global context.

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