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Task Managers and To-Do List Apps for 2016

The beginning of the year is a great time to get organized and a number of great apps can help you make 2016 your best organized year yet!

Any.do wins lots of praise for its ease-of-use and number of smart features, including the ability to simply add tasks with your voice. You can share lists with friends, family, or anyone else. You can also sync to the cloud for accessing tasks on any iOS or Android device. You can even add tasks by sending an email. The app is free for iOS and Android.

2Do is one of the most powerful and customizable task managers around. It features clean graphics, a great interface, and a bunch of super handy features. Creating a to-do item is easy and can be done with the touch of a button. It can be synced with services such as Dropbox and iCloud Reminders. The app is $7.99 for iOS and $3.80 for Android.

The Clear app is another great one for making to-do and task management tools. The goal is to make it as easy to use as pen and paper. Among other things, the app gives you the ability to make multiple and customizable theme-based lists, along with the ability to set reminders. The app is $4.99 for iOS.

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.