Your health and safety are our highest priority during this time. Click here for our precautionary measures.

Five Apps to Supercharge your Schedule

WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2014) - With everything that you have to accomplish in a day with your family, job, health, business, finances, volunteering, etc., you could use a personal assistant, right? Well, you have one in the palm of your hand – your phone or tablet. Applications, or apps, are mobile tools that you can leverage to get things done faster and with less stress.

There are literally dozens of apps that can help you be better organized and more productive, but here are our picks for the top five apps to supercharge your schedule:

  1. Cozi
    With over 8 million users, it’s the #1 digital family calendar. With Cozi, you can organize your family’s appointments, routines, schedules, activities, chores, birthdays, meal plans, and even shopping lists all in one place accessible by every member of the family and from any computer or mobile device.
  2. Evernote
    Evernote helps you conserve time and energy by saving all your thoughts, files, photos, reminders, to-do lists, notes, tweets and more in one app accessible from all your mobile devices. Email notes to yourself or others, and search within notes for easy access to any information.
  3. Manilla
    Manilla is the "must-have" secure financial life organization and reminder app that helps you simplify, and manage your finances, bills, travel rewards, magazine subscriptions and healthcare accounts - all in one place. It will send you automatic bill pay reminders so that you'll never pay a late fee again.
  4. Flipboard
    Keeping up with all of today’s news and our social circles can be a daunting task, but with Flipboard you can enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that matter to you. With a magazine style layout, you can flip through all of your social network feeds, interesting blogs, publications and online magazines.
  5. Zombies, Run!
    Fitting exercise into your busy schedule is tough enough, so why not make it fun? Zombies, Run! is an audio adventure and game rolled into a running workout. With zombies on your tail, you keep running to complete missions as they come up in the story. It may be a little silly, but definitely motivating.

About Mr. Electric®:
Established in 1994, Mr. Electric is a global franchise organization providing electrical installation and repair services. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its “Franchise 500,” Mr. Electric franchisees provide these services to both residential and commercial customers at almost 200 locations worldwide. Mr. Electric is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc., family of service franchises. For more information or to find the location nearest you, visit

- ### -