As technology changes and work becomes more mobile, we utilize our smartphones to capture ideas and edit documents on the go. In today’s business world, it is essential to stay in touch and have access and functionality anytime, anywhere. Here are some FREE smartphone apps that every business person should have.
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Add to Your CollectionAs technology changes and work becomes more mobile, we utilize our smartphones to
capture ideas and edit documents on the go. In today’s business world, it is essential to stayin touch and have access and functionality anytime, anywhere.
Here are some FREE smartphone apps that every business person should have.
Lookout Security & AntivirusAvailable on Android: YesAvailable on iOS: Yes
Cost: Free for the basic version; $3 month for the premium version
Why you need it:• Automatic protection from viruses, malware, and spyware• Locate your lost or stolen phone quickly• Backup a copy of your Google contacts
Premium features include:• Manage the apps that can access personal info• Backup contacts and photos• Remotely lock or wipe your phone
Google DriveAvailable on Android: YesAvailable on iOS: Yes
Cost: Free for 15GB space, upgrades available for additional space
Why you need it:A handful of helpful online office tools called Google Docs has transformed to Google Drive, a complete office suite with cloud storage. You get 15GB of storage for anything you upload to Google Drive, including photos, videos, documents, PDFs, files, and more. It has a built-in office suite, where you can open and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, even if you created the document in Excel, Word, or PowerPoint. All your files in Drive are backed up safely. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.
AirDroidAvailable on Android: YesAvailable on iOS: No
Cost: Free for Standard, Premium version available for $1.99/month or $19.99/year
Why you need it:This free app allows you to take complete control of your Android device via your computer’s web browser. Move photos, videos, ringtones, and any other files on and off your Android device without a USB cable. Send and receive SMS from your big-screen computer, faster typing and navigation with the full keyboard and large screen. The premium version provides 1 GB data quota, and allows you to transfer larger files up to 100MB per file, remove promotion messages, security feature to take photos of people trying to unlock your device, locate and lock your Android when it’s lost, and if you can’t get it back, you can simply wipe all data remotely. There is not an iOS version of AirDroid for the moment. You may visit web.airdroid.com with your iPhone/iPad, but some features of AirDroid might not work as expected.
DropBoxAvailable on Android: YesAvailable on iOS: Yes
Cost: Free for the Standard version, upgrade to Dropbox for Business for $15/user per month
Why you need it:Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, documents, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Access any file you save to your Dropbox from all your computers, smartphones, iPhone, iPad, and the web. Just create a folder, share it, and start collaborating instantly. We started using this app at Fusion Tech to share files that were too large for email and to replace clunky FTP sites. Dropbox for Business includes audit logs to track what’s being shared and who’s sharing it, restrict access, and remote wipe data if a device is lost.
EvernoteAvailable on Android: YesAvailable on iOS: Yes
Cost: Free for Standard, upgrade to Evernote Premium $5/monthEvernote Business $10/user per month
Why you need it:Write your notes - from short lists to lengthy research – and access them on any device. Collect web articles, handwritten notes, PDFs, and photos and access them from anywhere. Find anything fast: text in notes, photos, and PDFs are all searchable. Get organized and add tags to the notes you create. Evernote’s family of add-ons and extensions include Evernote Hello (remember people that you meet), Evernote Food (remember the food you love), Evernote Web Clipper (save webpages forever) and more. Evernote Premium includes enhanced search features and offline access to notes on mobile. Evernote Business provides collaboration with coworkers and centralized administration.
CamScannerAvailable on Android: YesAvailable on iOS: Yes
Cost: Free for Standard, upgrade to Premium $4.99/month
Why you need it:This app turn your smartphone or tablet into a scanner. With CamScanner, you're able to digitize any paper documents by photo shooting. Take a picture of receipts, agreements, notes, whiteboards, business cards and so forth, and CamScanner can auto-crop the image, enhance image quality, and create an industry standard PDF. You can easily share documents via email and fax, upload them to the cloud, like Dropbox and Google Drive, and manage them by grouping or searching. The Premium account increases your cloud space from 200 MB to 10 GB, and offers enhanced control with password protection and expiration dates for document links.
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