Mobile and Wireless: Android Apps for Business: 10 Low-Cost Mobile Tools You Should Know About

 
 
By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2012-07-23 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
There was a time when the corporate world would only allow BlackBerrys in the office. IT decision makers reasoned that Research In Motion's products delivered a solid design, came with strong software and could enhance overall productivity in the marketplace. But that started to change soon after the iPhone launched in 2007. After a couple of iOS updates, Apple's smartphone started making serious inroads into the enterprise and made IT decision makers think twice about their unwillingness to support mobile devices with touch-screens. Now, Android is starting to make its way into the enterprise. IT decision makers willing to support Android phones have to determine what apps they should allow on employees handsets. Admittedly, it's a tough decision, especially when one considers Android's spotty security track record. But there are some apps worth checking out. Flip through the following slides to find out which Android-based business apps you should definitely know about before you start bringing Android into the office.
 
 
 

DocumentsToGo Full

DocumentsToGo Full provides users with all of the Office functionality they'd expect. Users can edit documents and PDFs, and the service supports Google Docs. It's a handy tool to have available on Android, even though it costs $14.99.
DocumentsToGo Full
 
 
 
 
 
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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