All the buzz around the smartphone is not just for nothing. This kind of phone is actually smart for a reason.
With the right apps, your smartphone can be a powerful tool for handling several life and business tasks. In this post, the focus will only be on apps that make your smartphone a powerful tool for accomplishing business tasks.
Smartphones, like regular phones, usually come with some basic apps installed, but the user can install other apps on it themselves. You would find basic apps useful for handling some business tasks like notepad, calculator and calendar pre-installed. But those are just basics.
Here are a few more apps that would help you handle other important business tasks:
1. WPS Office
WPS Office is an impressive suite of office apps. It offers alternatives to Microsoft office apps like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. These apps help you create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. You can save all types of documents as PDF or export to PDF. In addition, it allows you to read PDF documents. Upgrade to premium to use advanced WPS Office features like PDF signature, convert PDF to Word document, PDF merge and more.
WPS Office is available on Android OS and iOS.
Desygner is a disruptive graphic design tool. With this app, anyone can become a professional graphic designer instantly. The app has preset layouts for almost any kind of design project you can think of – logo, social media posts, web headers, posters, etc. The design editor also features grid lines that make it easy to arrange elements on the design canvas.
The app is available free, but you can unlock added features and templates by upgrading to premium for a token.
Desygner is available on Android OS and iOS.
Trello is a simple task management tool. It helps you track workflow on a personal or team project. You create a card that represents a task or assignment in a project. For each card, you can add members, comments, attachments, checklists, due dates, labels and stickers. When changes are made to a card, each member is notified. The basic version of this app is free to use with limited features. The business version is available at a monthly fee and comes with added features like integration with Slack and Evernote.
Trello is available on Android OS and iOS.
Skype offers video conferencing and instant messaging in one app. You can do video calls and chat at the same time. The app allows you to transfer photos and files of any size. During video calls, you can share your PC screen with the person you are calling. You can video call with a group of up to 25 people.
Skype is available free, but you can upgrade to Skype for Business which integrates with Microsoft Office and allows you to call a group of up to 250 people.
Skype is available on Android OS and iOS.
5. Business Inc.
Business Inc. is a business simulation game that requires you to build a business from scratch to maturity. You hire employees and contend with competition for projects. Go bankrupt and the game is over. Tips often pop up during gameplay to guide you. The game mimics a near reality of building a business. You can make in-app purchases to get added features.
Business Inc. is available on Android OS and iOS.
Is there any great app you think should be on this list? Share it with us. We will be happy to learn about it.