Mobile Productivity

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What I learned from using Sherbit's analytics visualization app

What exactly can you learn about yourself when you connect all of your most used mobile applications and create bar graphs to provide visual correlations based on the data? Personal analytics platform Sherbit used this idea as the basis for its mobile app currently available on iOS.

MetaMoJi targets iPad users with collaborative whiteboard app

MetaMoJi is rolling out Share Anytime: a collaborative whiteboard application optimized for Apple's iPad tablet.

Microsoft Office for Apple's iPad coming soon--too little, too late?

Microsoft has announced plans to build a touch-optimized native version of its signature Office productivity suite integrating support for Apple's iPad tablet, but Redmond may have waited too long to capitalize on the iPad opportunity.

Apple acquires personal assistant app Cue to challenge Google Now

Apple has acquired personal assistant application Cue. Financial terms were not disclosed, although insiders told  TechCrunch  that Apple paid between $40 million and $60 million.

Google makes Quickoffice free for all users, adds 10 GB storage bonus

Google is making its Quickoffice productivity application available free to all users across the Android and iOS mobile platforms.

Google buys Bump content sharing app to rival Apple's AirDrop

Google has acquired Bump, whose wireless content sharing application emerged as one of the first breakout hits of the app store era. Financial terms were not disclosed, although a source close to the transaction told  AllThingsD  that Google paid at least $30 million and possibly as much as $60 million.

Box launches Notes collaboration platform, iOS and Android support planned

Productivity solutions firm Box unveiled Box Notes, a new collaboration platform enabling teams and businesses to securely capture and share ideas in real time.

Microsoft ports Office to Android smartphones, tablets not supported

Roughly six weeks after extending its signature Office productivity suite to Apple's iOS, Microsoft is porting its free Office Mobile application to smartphones running Google's Android, enabling Office 365 subscribers to access, view and edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on the go.

Tempo AI raises $10M to enhance iOS smart calendar app

Tempo AI, the creator of the Tempo Smart Calendar productivity app, has completed a $10 million Series A financing round led by Relay Ventures and Sierra Ventures. Relay also spearheaded an earlier Tempo AI seed round totaling $2.5 million.

Yahoo continues mobile shopping spree, buys Astrid to-do app

Yahoo has acquired task management application Astrid. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.