The only thing worse that junk email is junk real mail. PaperKarma for iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone allows you to unsubscribe from all forms of physical junk mail by simply taking a picture of it.
Updating your address book is a time-honored spring cleaning tradition. Luckily, doing so on your phone only requires an app like Contacts+, which turbo boosts your contacts with everything from photos to Twitter handles.
Android phones get cluttered. It happens. In less than a minute, Clean Master automatically disposes of the app cache, unused files, and your cumbersome search history. It even includes one-tap app uninstallation.
Can’t remember where you put that video of your cousin singing “Born To Run”? Facebook? YouTube? Twitter? Collections is a Mac tool that connects to your social networks and allows you to search them all simultaneously.
Clearing off your to-do list will take some motivation. Guided by the age-old adage, “Spare the rod, spoil the full-grown adult,” Carrot uses not-so-veiled insults and threats to make sure you achieve your goals.
Soccer is on Tuesdays at 5, violin is on Thursdays at 4, and karate is… wait, who takes karate again? If you’re a busy parent, make sure you have Cozi, a family planner app that coordinates everyone’s activities.
You can hastily throw unwanted clothes in a trash bag, or you can fill a garment bag from LikeTwice (for women’s apparel) or ThredUp (for kids apparel), mail it in for free, and take a cut of the profits when they are sold.
You get bills for heat, electricity, water, internet, TV, gas, the personal French chef… who can handle all that? PageOnce lets you pay everything right from your app. Then get back to the crème brulee.
Getting others to work well together usually requires begging, pleading, and bribery. Trello makes delegating and getting things done so easy you can save the donuts for something more important – like your kitchen.
Want to buy yourself some free time? Winston for iPhone reads you the weather, news, and the day’s social media updates while you brush your teeth, eat your breakfast, and commute to work. Who said multitasking was hard?