For most business people who travel a lot having the possibility to stay in touch and up to date on their business is a necessity. Whether you need to access an important document in order to pull off the ideal presentation or you need to edit crucial spreadsheet whilst sipping up margaritas in the air on a plane, productivity apps are one thing you will need in order to achieve that.
With all the apps and technological progress happening around us, it’s easier than ever before to handle your day to day business activities like a pro and become a corporate hero. With eye-melting speeds of 4G and mobile data becoming more and more affordable you can literally access the fast Internet with your mobile device from anywhere in the world. And with the help of thousands of apps available on the market you will be productive wherever you are.
We will take a closer look at some of our favorite apps and will assemble a small fundamental app “toolkit” which we believe will help you stay connected and productive wherever you are headed.
This app is unquestionably indispensable for anyone who needs instant access to all of their folders and files anywhere and anytime. You can sync Google Drive with your desktop, laptop, tablet, and smartphone so you can access your documents across all of your devices.
The app represents cloud-based service with very intuitive and responsive layouts for all operating systems. It offers collaborative real-time updates to selected files and a lot more useful features. Each Google account comes with 15GB of free storage which should be enough for a normal user.
This app has plenty of options and can help you set up the perfect settings for creating crystal clear PDFs. It can guide you setup your camera position, lighting, exposure, angle and so on. Created PDFs can then be sent through email, messaging apps or exported to Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote and many others. You can also organize your PDFs within the app itself by titles, tags and so on, making it perfect for generating and storing large amounts of documents.
PDF Converter Ultimate
This app is a powerful PDF converter developed by Cometdocs, online document management system. You can convert your PDF documents into more than 20 popular file formats and vice versa in a matter of seconds with just a few taps. It even supports scanned documents so it can be said that it is a perfect companion app to the previously mentioned one.
Files can be uploaded directly from your phone, Gmail attachments or supported cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, OneDrive and more. The app is fairly simple to use and all conversions are done online so it won’t drain your device’s battery.
This app has over three million daily active users and it represents the ultimate enterprise messaging app. Since emails are losing popularity as a tool for team communication, more and more companies are adopting apps like Slack because they represent a friendlier solution. With Slack installed on your phone, you can stay in touch with your team while on the move which is basically what the app is designed for. Your team and private chats are kept intact and all notifications are synced among devices.
Given that this instant connectivity can become a little stressful, we decided to include this practical calming app which will help you take a breath and chill out. The app provides weekly guided meditations to help you relax, improve your mood, relieve anxiety, reduce stress and much more.
Whether you are under pressure, want to go paperless, need to edit some PDFs or just want to improve your team communication we believe these apps will help you achieve all of that. And the best thing is, you don’t even have to be nowhere near your office you just need to have your mobile device with you.