In these uncertain times you need to be at the top of your game to avoid getting swept up in the ensuing havoc. To aid your cause, we’ve selected five of the top Android business apps to keep your company flourishing whilst others flounder.
Despite competition from Google Docs, Microsoft Office remains the standard for users who want to word process or create spreadsheets in a business setting. Documents To Go allows you to untether those files from your desktop and edit them where and wherever the mood takes you. Once you’re finished tinkering with that vital Powerpoint presentation, the app will sync any changes made with your office desktop for maximum convenience. Best of all if you’re only in need of Word, Excel and Powerpoint capabilities the app is free to download. For £9.19 you can purchase the full version to edit Adobe PDFs and grab a few handy add-ons.
Being a busy and important businessperson you will frequently come into contact with other busy and important buisnesspeople. Friendly smalltalk will evolve into plans for a Sunday afternoon round of golf or world finance domination, whatever the case you’ll need your new associate’s contact details. Rather than lug round an ungainly business card, simply use Camcard Lite to photograph said card and store its details on your Android. As an annoying meerkat once said, simples.
You know the scene in Bridget Jones where Renée Zellweger’s unlucky diarist inadvertently phones Colin Firth on speaker phone to compliment him on his sexual prowess? We bet Mr Darcy wished he’d remembered to download Locale in the embarrassing aftermath. This handy app adjusts your phone’s ringtone volume according your location and the time of day through a combination of GPS location tracking and your handset’s clock. In other words, grab Locale and your life will never be the subject of a tawdry British romcom.
‘Present anywhere’, that’s the mantra behind MightyMeeting the free to download presentations app. Whether you find yourself in Sub-Saharan Africa, the desolate Arctic tundras or Rotherham, as long as there’s a projector nearby you can pitch your five-year business plan at the touch of a button. As well as editing your presentations on the go, this tidy app allows you to use your Android as a remote when outlining your grand vision to streamline IT Departmental efficiency or whatever.
Paper written to-do lists are long and tedious affairs. Attractively designed, easy to update Astrid lists make organising your life so much more bearable by allowing you to prioritise those tasks which need to be completed pronto and those which can wait. Astrid will then issue you relevant reminders to ensure any deadlines don’t go missed and can even be tweaked to separate your personal and professional commitments. An Android essential.