Thanks to online tools and mobile apps, it has never been easier to organise all aspects of your business life. Here are some of the business apps that can help.
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An easy-to-use organiser with to-do lists, voice input, reminder alerts and automatic filing of notes, using keywords. It also converts voice into text and stores it.
Platforms: Blackberry, iPhone, Android (beta)
A very popular app for organising your to do lists. You can prioritise, set reminders and plan the best way to get things done.
Platforms: iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Gmail, Outlook
Take notes, grab a screenshot, record some audio or copy a link — Evernote captures all this information and then organises it, indexes it and makes it searchable.
Platforms: iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Windows
Omnifocus records and organises all your to-dos and syncs them so you can get an up to date state of play wherever you are.
Platforms: Mac, iPhone, iPad
Platforms: Android 2.1 onwards.
Platforms: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad.
Platforms: Android 2.3 onward.
Platforms: iOS (iPhone, iPod touch).
Platforms: iPhone, iPad iOS 4.3 and above.
This iPhone database app holds all your personal information and passwords securely.
1Password creates and saves as many passwords as you like, securely.
Platforms: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Mac
Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers. Access your files from wherever you are and share your files and photos with others.
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad
Automatically syncs files and folders across multiple computers allowing you to access documents, photos and music wherever you are. SugarSync also offers automatic, continuous backup for all of your files.
Platforms: PC, Mac, Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Windows Mobile
Google Docs allows you to view, share and edit documents, spreadsheets and PDFs from other computers or from your mobile phone.
Platforms: iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows
Instead of bookmarking anything and everything, you can make a list of things you want to come back to with Pocket (formerly known as Read It Later). It lets you save webpages to read later, even without an internet connection.
Platforms: iPhone, Android, Blackberry
The FedEx app allows you to track packages while they are in transit as well as locating the nearest FedEx office wherever you are.
Platform: iPhone, iPad, Blackberry
Delivery Status Touch allows you to track packages from UPS, FedEx, USPS, DHL, TNT, and more. You can also track orders from Amazon and Apple, even before they even ship. See your package’s location in Google Maps.
Platforms: iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac
Mind-mapping software that can help improve the way you think, plan, study, create, present, organise.
Platforms: PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone,
A cross-platform mobile messaging app that allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.
Platforms: iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia
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