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5 Great Android Apps for Business People
Posted in Mobile & Technology on January 22, 2011 , by

If you a business man or women that currently owns and android phone. You should have your phone work with you and just for you. In this entry we are going to go over 5 apps that will help make your business life more productive with android.

5.) Google Voice

Google VoiceOne of the greatest features of this app & service is that it transcribes your voice-mails, so that you can read them like email. You can also setup custom outgoing greetings for different callers ( very cool if you want to tailor a special greeting for a specific client ).  All of  this can happen with both your google voice number (oh yeah, you get and extra! phone number) or your current mobile number. If your one of those that can’t operate with out text messaging, google voice gives your free text messing.

You can learn more here.

4.) Astrid

Astrid is an app that gives you a second brain, dedicated to remembering tasks and reminding you to do them. It is one of the best productivity apps for android.  The feature that makes this app really stand out is its personality ( yes, I said its personality), It has its own way of motivating you to complete those tasks with quirky one-liners.

You can learn more here

3.) Dropbox

Dropbox is one of those apps, that just make sense. If your unfamiliar with the desktop service, dropbox allows you store & share your files in the cloud, while syncing with all of your desktop & mobile devices. Dropbox for android, brings that very same functionality to your phone without missing a beat. With this app you will have access to all of your files on the go, as well as the ability to sync back to the cloud.

You can learn more here

2.) Expensify

This app is a one the best time savers around. We all know how annoying it is to fill out an expense report when traveling, but we have to do them. Expensify allows you to automatically import a recent transaction from a linked account and file it. You can also input your cash transaction and upload your receipt. When its all said and done, you just have to generate the report & submit it to accounting.

You can learn more here

1.) Scan2PDF

As a business man or women the transition into your new found digital life, may not always be in your control. We are still surrounded by hard copies of documents that need to be received, copied, and transmitted. This app allows you to use your phone to scan documents and save them as PDFs, giving you some of that control back.

You can learn more here

Think that there should be something else on this list, let us know in the comments below

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