TOOLS & PRO­DUC­TIV­ITY

These use­ful apps will help en­hance your pro­duc­tiv­ity, let­ting you get more out of your work­day.

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ONEDRIVE

Price: Free

As the cloud stor­age ser­vice for­merly known as SkyDrive, the all-new OneDrive aims to be the one place for ev­ery­thing in your life. In this case, ev­ery­thing refers to pho­tos, videos, documents and other files; ba­si­cally ev­ery­thing you can cre­ate and share from and to your smart­phone, tablet, desk­top com­puter and lap­top. New users get 7GB of stor­age, with an ex­tra 3GB bonus if you en­able the cam­era backup fea­ture on your Nokia Lu­mia Win­dows Phone-pow­ered smart­phone. Pro tip: Pin OneDrive fold­ers to your start screen for easy ac­cess.

OF­FICE MO­BILE

Price: Free

This app comes pre-loaded on ev­ery Win­dows Phone 8 de­vice out there, in­clud­ing Nokia Lu­mia smart­phones. Un­like some other of­fice apps that pro­vide read-only ca­pa­bil­ity, Of­fice Mo­bile lets you both read and edit documents, spread­sheets and pre­sen­ta­tions. OneDrive in­te­gra­tion lets you eas­ily ac­cess documents from any­where. Pro tip: Use the Tap + Send fea­ture on your Nokia Lu­mia smart­phone to share documents with other NFC-ca­pa­ble de­vices.

CAMS­CAN­NER

Price: Free

For the busy busi­nessper­son look­ing to ex­pand his or her net­work, man­ag­ing the stacks of busi­ness cards that ac­cu­mu­lates can be a messy task. This is where the CamS­can­ner app comes into play. You can eas­ily snap a pic­ture of a busi­ness card, which are then straight­ened, cropped, en­hanced and con­verted to PDF files by CamS­Can­ner. The PDF files are search­able, and can be up­loaded to OneDrive with ease. Bonus: CamS­can­ner also works to scan and store items such as bills, in­voices, con­tracts and more.

WAZE

Price: Free

Take per­sonal nav­i­ga­tion on your Nokia Lu­mia de­vice to the next level with Waze, pow­ered by the driver com­mu­nity all around you. Drive around with Waze open to con­trib­ute and view real-time traf­fic data. You can re­port ac­ci­dents, haz­ards and other events, while get­ting alerts along your route so you can find a more ef­fi­cient path to your des­ti­na­tion. The live maps are con­stantly edited and up­dated by the Waze com­mu­nity map ed­i­tors, so ev­ery­one’s daily com­mute is im­proved reg­u­larly.

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