App of the Week: oneSafe Password Manager – Secure Your Logins, Documents and Pictures

The best – and most secure – way to manage your myriad logins is to use a password manager. Fortunately, there are a few good options to choose from. We’ve talked about 1Password and Dashlane. There’s also the popular LastPass. (the premium model is subscription based.) Another great option, is oneSafe, the most affordable of […]

App of the Week: SignEasy – Sign Documents On the Go

In my haste to go paperless a few years ago, I proudly got rid of my printer. Shortly after, my action seemed more foolish than proud: I missed it. Though not enough to get a new one. Sure, printing movie passes and airline tickets would be nice, but that’s easily solved by sending tickets to […]

App of the Week: Brewster – An Address Book To Organize Your Social Contacts

The idea of Brewster might not be completely original, but its design and functionality separates it from any other address book application. There’s a simple brilliance about the way Brewster organizes your contacts. Assuming you allow it access to your phone and Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter contacts, it will take their pictures and organize them […]

App of the Week: Audio Memos – A Better Voice Recorder

Let’s face it, if you plan on using a voice recorder app, the built-in Voice Memos app on your iPhone is not ideal. It lacks any features besides record and play, and playback quality is often less than desirable . Enter: Audio Memos. Not only does it produce a rich sound quality, but Audio Memos […]

App of the Week: Voice Dream Reader – Listen to Text

“You know what? I can’t do this. I can’t read books anymore; books on tape have ruined me, Jerry.” – George Costanza Seinfeld fans will easily recognize George’s quote. It’s from an episode two decades ago. And he had to engineer a failed eye test to qualify for “books on tape.” Now we have services […]

App of the Week Showdown: WhatsApp vs Kik Messengers

This week, I will be reviewing both WhatsApp and Kik free messengers, but only one can take home the coveted Legal Productivity App of the Week. It seems like just yesterday “BBM” was the vernacular of techies interested in mobile instant messaging. Since then, just as the popular phone options have evolved into the Android […]

App of the Week: Rocket Matter Android App – Law Practice Management On The Go

The new Rocket Matter Android app allows attorneys to manage their law practice – time, billing, calendar appointments, and more – on the go. Armed with the experience of perfecting the native iPhone app, Rocket Matter designed the Android app to complement the web-based application and help busy, mobile attorneys. What Does the Rocket Matter […]

5 Reasons Why Native Apps are Better Than Web Apps

Yesterday, Legal Productivity’s parent company Rocket Matter announced the launch of their native Android™ Time and Billing App for Lawyers. This comes on the heels of an update for our year-old native iPhone app. One question people have is, why bust your hump building different native apps? It would be a lot easier for us […]