Technology on the Move: Business-Savvy Apps

October 8, 2012 11:13 AM
Technology on the Move: Business-Savvy Apps

These tools can help you keep up, even when you’re on the go



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CamCard. De-clutter your desk of business cards by storing them on your phone. Simply take a photo of your cards, and the app stores and organizes them in an easily searchable, sortable format. ($2.99 on iTunes, $4.99 on Google Play)

p34 Business savvy Apps Cloud Print

Cloud Print. This app allows you to send files from your phone to your printer. Print on the go  when it’s top-of-mind rather than risk forgetting by the time you get back to the office. Some configuration of your computer is required; visit to access the startup guide. (Free on iTunes)

p34 Business savvy Apps Dropbox

Dropbox. This app is a free virtual 2 GB jump drive. Users sign up for a password-protected account and then add files they can later access via any computer. It’s great for sharing documents that need to be revised by multiple people, too. (Free on iTunes and Google Play)

p34 Business savvy Apps Evernote

Evernote. It’s scrapbooking on steroids. Collect information from anywhere in a single place. You can access notes, web clips, files, images and more at the touch of a button. You can also collaborate on projects with employees or co-workers. (Free on iTunes and Google Play)

p34 Business savvy Apps GlobeConvert

GlobeConvert. There are many conversion apps for both iPhone and Android devices. This particular app is notable for the breadth of what you can convert: area, currency, energy, length, power, pressure, speed, temperature, time, volume and weight. (Free on iTunes)

Growers Edge

Grower’s Edge. Got grain to move? This app helps farmers locate the best cash price bids within 100 miles of their location, with trucking and transportation costs factored in. Users can also tap into local market commentary and ag news, compare risk management options and more. (Free on iTunes and Google Play)

p34 Business savvy Apps iFarmer

iFarmer. This app helps users with real-time farm management and inventory control. Livestock farmers in particular will enjoy using it to keep track of stock locations, sales and purchases. Collected data can be exported to a computer and accounting software. (Basic package $2.99 on iTunes and $2.49 on Google Play)

p34 Business savvy Apps Mind Tools

Mind Tools. Take a leadership refresher course with this app. Get tips and tricks for more than 100 business and personal productivity skills. Categories include leadership, team management, strategy, problem solving, decision-making, project management and time management. (Free on iTunes and Google Play)

p34 Business savvy Apps Roambi Analytics Visualizer

Roambi Analytics Visualizer. Import spreadsheets and turn your farm business data into visually pleasing reports. Build charts, tables and other graphics to help you more clearly communicate critical business intelligence. (Free on iTunes)


The speed of business is faster than ever. Smartphones and tablets can become a virtual Swiss Army knife, allowing you to keep up the pace. Try these business apps to make your day more productive.

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