More employees in your organization—including you, possibly—are using iPads for business purposes. Here are some of the best apps to help maximize productivity in your workplace:
1. Pages, an Apple product, lets you create, edit and view Word documents.
2. Numbers, also by Apple, gives you spreadsheet capability with tables, charts, photos and graphics.
3. QuickOffice offers the ability to create, edit and save Excel spreadsheets, Word docs and PowerPoint with tight integration with Dropbox.
4. GoodReader and iAnnotate allow you to look at a PDF, make comments and forward it to someone else. iBooks can also be used to load PDFs through iTunes onto the iPad.
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5. Dragon Dictation is a voice-recognition app where you speak and instantly see your text or emails.
6. Evernote lets you save notes, web pages, business cards, photos and screenshots, then indexes them so you can find what you saved later.
7. Instapaper saves web pages so you can read them later.
8. Dropbox is a cloud-storage utility that allows you to keep your files in sync among several devices and computers—your file folder in the cloud.
9. GoToMeeting lets you host online meetings and share applications on your computer in real time. It’s helpful for training or meeting with far-flung employees.
10. Keynote, by Apple, makes building a presentation easier. Plug the iPad into the projector and you’re ready to go.
11. AirPrint from Apple gives you wireless printing from the iPad. Your iPad automatically locates and connects to AirPrint-enabled printers on your Wi-Fi network.
12. Cloud Client by Leveno lets you run virtually any desktop Windows-based application on an iPad.
13. Citrix Receiver provides iPad owners secure access to all of their corporate Windows applications and desktops.
You have an iPad, and it’s great. It’s portable. It’s versatile. It’s very cool. But you don’t have a clue how to open attachments, or how to integrate it with your office. And the list of business apps and business applications keeps expanding. Can you really use it for business?
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