If the iPhone Clock app's single timer is too limited for you, check out Timer. This easy-to-use app lets you configure and customize multiple timers and quickly access any with a tap.
TopXNotes is an app for serious note takers, with an impressive array of features that provide an excellent user experience.
If you find yourself typing the same text strings over and over, navigating to the same file-locations, or running through the same menus, you need to try Keyboard Maestro.
The Calendar app on iPhone is fine. But Lex Friedman thinks that the third-party Fantastical app is better. Here's a quick video overview of the app.
Timebar's visual approach to timers repurposes your menu bar inoffensively.
Fapptory's Delineato Pro is a new diagramming and mind-mapping Mac app with a clean design and lack of visual clutter
Spotdox is a nifty combination of a Mac app and a Web service that lets you remotely move any file on your Mac to your Dropbox folder—thus making it available via Dropbox from anywhere.
Alfred 2, a major update to the popular app- and file-launching utility, adds workflows and customizable themes while maintaining the app's ease of use. But it lacks some of the configuration options of its more-powerful competitors.
Wunderlist's smart lists, in-app notifications, e-mail alerts, and Facebook integration are just some of the features that make the app a breeze to utilize.
Transloader for Mac works with a companion iOS app to let you download, on your Mac, files you come across on your iPhone or iPad.