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The Latest and Greatest in To-Do Apps

Whether planning a hectic holiday season, or looking to get a better handle on daily activities in 2017, a to-do list is a must.

There are some pretty advanced to-do list apps that can help you get and stay on track.

Todoist adds and manages tasks on-the-go from any device. It’s easy to quickly view and prioritize tasks for the day or week to come. Assign due dates to each task, or collaborate share your to-do lists with coworkers, family, or friends. The app is free for iOS and Android with premium services available for purchase.

The Any.do app claims to be a “life manager.” Add events and tasks for a day, week, or month and sync seamlessly with your smartphone calendar. Tasks can be added by voice, or email. Any.do also lets you attach files via cloud-based services like Dropbox or Google Drive. Any.do is free for iOS and Android with premium services available for purchase.

Wunderlist features timed reminders so you don’t miss a task, while also allowing for notes and additional information on each item. The app keeps all to-dos and due dates on the web and synchronized across all your devices. Collaboration is a breeze, too, as Wunderlist lets you share tasks with family, friends and colleagues. The app is free for iOS and Android.

Mike is a veteran journalist whose video "PC Mike" reports have been distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations since 1994, making him one of the most experienced tech reporters in the country. His tech stories and videos have appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, the Today Show, The New York Times, USA Today and in numerous national newspapers and magazines. In addition to the PC Mike tech blog, he also publishes the Roadtreking.com RV Travel Blog in which he travels North America in an RV reporting about interesting people and places.