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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Which cloud storage app is best? Dropbox, with its great sharing tools and support for multiple computing platforms, is arguably the best choice for consumers. But Box for iPhone and iPad is a better choice for business and enterprise users, particularly if you need powerful collaboration and security features. Box's $15 a month plan provides a cavernous 1,000 GB of storage as well as full text search, download statistics and tracking and many other business-friendly features; the enterprise version adds a slew of administrative tools, including Salesforce.com integration and mobile device management. The Box app also lets you secure information with file-level encryption, a 4-digit passcode and automatic logout when the app is closed.
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 Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.