The best mobile apps are not just for iPhone and iPad anymore. These collaboration-minded apps help turn your Android smartphone or tablet into an essential business tool.
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True mobile productivity often requires the ability to not only read but also create and edit Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Quickoffice's Android apps do just that, delivering an easy-to-use interface for Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for both phones and tablets. The Quickoffice Pro HD app supports high-definition touch displays on Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom, HTC Flyer, and LG G-Slate. Both smartphone and tablet users can access files via email and a variety of online applications, including Dropbox, Box.net, Google Docs, MobileMe, and SugarSync. Quickoffice Pro HD for tablets runs $16.99 in the Android Market, while the regular Pro app for smartphones runs $9.99. The vendor offers volume licensing for organizations with 50 or more users.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.