Today's smartphones have led to the development of hundreds of thousands of mobile apps. Apple's iPhone, RIM's BlackBerry and phones based on Google's Android all have access to extensive libraries of apps that you can download and install for our increasingly mobile world. When you're always on the go, having the right smartphone app makes it easy to transition from business to pleasure and back again without skipping a beat so you can get the most out of every minute. Here we pick 17 of the be
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One of the first requirements for professionals on the go is that you know where you are and where you're going. Google Maps will not only show you the former, it'll tell you how to get to the latter. It comes preinstalled on the iPhone and is available as a free download for Android and BlackBerry.
Here we've collected 17 mobile apps that will serve any busy professional when they're out and about. These apps may not be purely business, but that doesn't mean they can't do something useful. Whether you need to buy movie tickets, find a restaurant or get home at the end of the evening, these apps will do the job. Most of the apps we've chosen are available for all three major smartphone platforms; in a couple of instances, there are minor difference between versions. On top of that, most of them are free. So download and get out on the town.
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