For growth and survival of your business, it is absolutely vital to remain aware of the latest technologies. For instance, you must make an effort to know at least some of the Android apps for keeping your business process updated and ahead of the competition.
Following are some of the Android apps, which have proved essential for business success:
1. Documents To Go
This Android app allows you to see and edit the Microsoft documents in an easy to use interface. The app allows you to open PDF files along with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word documents. However, this app is a bit expensive and usually comes around $30. Free version of this app allows you to open only the e-mail attachments.
2. Google Docs
GDocs lets you view online documents and download all forms of files for the purpose of editing or other type of work. To put simply, Google Docs enables you to view online documents in a better way compared to the web browser that you are using. Working with PDF files and spreadsheets also become easy with the help of GDocs. Although it lacks some of the latest formatting options, it has done well considering the fact that it is only in its beta stage. The fact that it is free of cost makes it all the more special.
Although Locale is not meant completely for business purposes, it has the potential to make your business grow in the long run. The app has the power to put the Android smartphone in silent mode whenever you reach the office. Locale performs this function automatically, and hence avoids unnecessary embarrassments caused by ring tones at the time of important official meetings. At the same time, when you reach home, it has the ability to put the Android on the normal mode again.
Its functions are not limited to phone settings based on different locations. Locale is also known for its power-saving ability. When its power-saving feature is turned on, Locale automatically shuts down the power-consuming components like Bluetooth and WiFi. It also performs this function repeatedly whenever there is low battery level in your handset. You can use all the features of this app for free on your Android smartphone.
4. Google Voice
The advent of Google Voice has changed the way businesses used to operate few years ago. Businesses all over the world have benefited from its features. One of its advantages lies in its ability to combine all the phone numbers for sending SMS through e-mail. This enables you to send an important message to all the recipients within a second. Users can also benefit through its international calls facility available at extremely low-cost rates.
On the Android platform, Google Voice can be used for sending e-mails which contains your own transcribed voicemail. It can also be used for making calls with the Google number assigned to you.
Bump makes it possible to swap photos or contact information within two phones. Importantly, along with Android phones, the app goes well with the iPhones at the same time.
Michael Evans is a blogger by passion and he has contributed several articles on International tax Planning.