Do you struggle to keep your life super organised? You’re not alone. If you’re busy female entrepreneur or business owner, especially with kids…things can get pretty hectic. If only there were a personal assistant to help manage life and day-to-day activities.
Fret NO more! The hottest trend is the personal assistant app to keep your busy life together and get stuff done. So let’s get started. Check out and download any of the latest five personal assistant apps that will organise almost every aspect of your life. (Hopefully, next up, they’ll be able to fetch us our Starbuck lattes)
The Best Personal Assistant Apps for Busy Bees
Ask and thou shall receive. The Hound app gives you what you ask for – literally. It is a smart (speak-to-it) personal assistant available for both Android and iPhone devices that work especially well with speech-recognition. Hound doesn’t just understand words; it understands natural languages which helps get things done much faster (without typing). Ask to find out the weather, get directions to a destination, check stock prices, play music, and more of your favourite stuff.
If you’re thinking Hound sounds like Siri, they do share some features, but Hound can do a bit more. Naturally speak to Hound and ask for things like: “Find me a 5-start hotel in Paris that has a spa, free Wi-Fi and costs less than $300.” The Hound app also integrates with popular services like Expedia, Uber, and Yelp.
The 24me app has a woman mindset (must be because the co-founder is female). This digital PA is a free iPhone app is definitely worth checking out if you’re in need of a tool that is both a personal assistant and to-do app. It’s a sleek and intuitive app that is perfect for helping you manage many of your struggling daily tasks. You can even speak your tasks to 24me, and they’ll be added to your to-do list. The smart assistant app keeps an organised workflow across multiple accounts as you can sync your financial accounts, social connections, to-do list and many other apps such as TaskRabbit.
24me helps you to stay on top of life and includes in-app reminders for all the important stuff coming up like special events and friend birthday reminders. You can even send a gift from the “Gift Store” within the 24me app! Whatever you need to get done, 24me will make sure are notified. It’s a powerful app that handles even different tasks with assurance on a straightforward and friendly interface.
3. Google Now
Gossip has it that Google Now is Siri’s newest rival. It offers some exceptionally great services such a voice-commands for both Android and iPhone users (aka Google app). The Google Now app is really a smart virtual assistant as it can answer your questions and also anticipate what you need even before asking for it.
Like any good personal (digital) assistant, Google Now can let you if you should be expecting a traffic jam on your way to work and can even record where you parked your car. It learns your habits and provides real-time updates on things that matter most to you. And of course, it wouldn’t be complete without being able to sync up with your other applications to make it an all-inclusive and easy personal assistant app.
EasilyDo is a smart personal assistant app that almost acts like a human PA because it’s action-oriented. It automates a variety of your daily activities like filtering out your email inbox, getting directions, reminding you of important meetings and managing your social media accounts.
There are over 30 actions that EasilyDo is able to accomplish, and most of them can be done without needing your supervision. It’s almost human in the way it takes actions for you. The smart app has some extra add-on features, but it requires a subscription of $4.99/mo. However, the free version does have some jazzy perks to help make you more productive and keep your life organised.
Just like the brand says – “speak to it”. This innovative personal assistant app is another popular tool for smartphones and tablets. What makes it unique is the fact that it’s available in various languages and works with a variety of services like TripAdvisor, Evernote, Google Calendar and much more. It encompasses the unique ability to learn your habits and serves you what you need. Even “hire” your personal assistant to be a male or female figure.
This snazzy app doesn’t only perform the standard searches, but it also has translation capabilities. You can send emails and texts and have it provide you with navigation without even having the app open. If you an individual you loves the idea of voice commands, then this is perfect. Also, your set commands are customisable. For instance, you can set it up to recognise “schedule” to open your Google calendar and speak in an appointment.
So, if you’re in need of a personal assistant to be at your beck and call 24/7, these are some great choices.
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