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Selected Apps for Productivity
Mobile app for use with your Box cloud storage account. Available for both iOS
. Current faculty, staff, and students with an active NetID are eligible to register for a Northwestern Box storage account. To connect to your Northwestern Box account, enter your NU email address then choose the single sign-on (SSO) option. You will then be prompted to enter your NetID and password.
Take your docs anywhere. Save files on your computer, then access them on your phone from the road. Everything you keep in Dropbox is synced automatically to all your devices. Also available for Kindle and BlackBerry.
Access all your stuff in the Drive app, and create and edit documents and spreadsheets with new Docs and Sheets apps. Keep your files safe and easy to reach from anywhere with Google Drive on your smartphone or tablet. Get started with up to 15GB free.
Evernote lets you write and collect ideas in notes, group notes in notebooks, and easily find everything. The Basic version is free. Plus and Premium versions are also available at a cost. In addition, Evernote offers integrations with lots of other apps at their App Center
Use iAnnotate to read, mark up, and share PDF, DOC, PPT and image files. Available for iOS only. For Android, see Folia below.
A popular project management app, Trello is the free, flexible, and visual way to organize anything with anyone.