If we were to go back to the beginning of the year, you would wonder how you ever survived without your Apple iPad? The device is not the perfect, but it certainly opened up a whole new market, and not just for consumers — business users can also take advantage of the device too.
As with the iPhone, the iPad is more for the consumer when you take it out of the box for the first time; it is not until you start to personalize the device with certain apps that it becomes a business tool. I do not have to tell you that there are a huge amount of business apps on the App Store, but what ones should you choose?
Jeffrey L. Wilson from PC Mag has taken a look at what he believes are great application for the business user, let us look at some of those. Keynote, Numbers and Pages for the iPad, will cost you $9.99 each — do not think I have ever spent that much on an app. This is a bit annoying why these apps are not grouped together, but nether the less, still an essential tool. You will be able to create documents and worksheets with ease, ideal if you are out and do not want to carry your heavy laptop around with you.
For those after an all-in-one tool, then you cannot go wrong with Power.ME HD. This app costs $29.99, but remember that you get a host of tools in one, you can even edit your Office files with this app — now that’s impressive. For more business apps visit PC Mag. Remember that the iPad is about to become even better for the business user with the new iOS 4.2, which is due for release any day now. Get a hands-on view of the software running on Apple’s tablet device.
What apps do you use for business on your iPad?