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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Does Wikipedia really need its own app? After all, it's easy enough to launch Safari (or your browser of choice) and go to the Wikipedia site. But for frequent users of the world's favorite crowdsourced encyclopedia, the free Wikipanion app has its advantages. For starters, its well-organized interface is easier to browse than the Wikipedia site. And the app's iPad version displays a table of contents in landscape mode, which makes it easy jump to subsections within an article. Created by developer Robert Chin, Wikipanion also has $5 paid version with additional features, including a queue mode to manage the pages you want to read next, and the ability to save pages (with images) for later reading offline.
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.