You already know about Skype, Instagram and Angry Birds. Check out these business-friendly iPhone and iPad apps you may not have tried, plus an amusing diversion or two.
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Hey, what's a game doing here if this is slideshow is all about serious work apps? Well, you've got to take a break every now and then, and Gameday's Doors&Rooms is a great time-waster. This claustrophobic brain-twister has managed to be both hugely popular -- check out its stellar ratings on both iTunes and Google Play -- while flying under the radar, at least in terms of media coverage.
Doors&Rooms is simple yet strangely compelling. You're a prisoner in a locked, windowless room -- possibly awaiting some form of grisly interrogation -- and you must find a way to escape. A tap here or there reveals objects or clues that may help you open the door; once you escape, the next stage has you back in the same room, but with a different set of challenges.
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.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?