Tag archive for ‘productivity apps’

7 Free Microsoft Office Alternatives Worth Checking Out

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 20th 2017 - No Comments
Productivity with Microsoft Office

For a great number of years, Microsoft Office has been the de facto standard for office productivity software. If you wanted to type up a document, you’d use Microsoft Word. If you needed to produce a spreadsheet with charts, Excel was only way to go. Indeed, PowerPoint is widely recognized as the Kleenex of presentations. But did...

Awesome Free iPhone Apps for Productivity Buffs

by Michael Kwan - on May 19th 2016 - No Comments
Be more productive on your iPhone

The one computer that you will always have close at hand is your smartphone. You might not always be sitting in front of your desktop computer and it’s hardly practical to keep your notebook open in your lap all the time either. Your smartphone keeps you connected and it can prove to be a tremendous business tool if you load up...

Free Windows 8.1 Apps To Work Smarter

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 17th 2014 - No Comments
Surface Pro 3 with Windows 8.1

Microsoft introduced an incredibly dramatic change with Windows 8. While you could still access the more traditional desktop, the touch-optimized Start Screen with Live Tiles represented a dramatic departure away from what users have come to expect from the operating system. While you can still install regular Windows software that runs...

5 Terrific Android Apps For A Better Trade Show Experience

by Chris Cairns - on Mar 6th 2014 - No Comments
Busy Trade Show Floor

For people who have really never been, attending a trade show or convention sounds like it could be a lot of fun. You look at major events like CES, NAIAS, and E3 and you’re amazed by all the great stuff on display. However, if you’re attending a trade show for work, you’ll soon realize just how befuddling and how exhausting...

20+ iPhone Productivity Apps

by Dylan Duarte - on Dec 17th 2012 - No Comments
Apple iPhone

Despite being the powerful tools that they are, smartphones have something of a negative reputation with a lot of people. They’re seen as symbolic of our attention-deficit lifestyles due to people not being able to go five minutes without checking their phone for a missed call, a text, a tweet, or a Facebook message. And then there’s...

25+ Kindle Apps To Improve Your Productivity

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 8th 2012 - No Comments
Amazon Kindle Fire

Many people use the Amazon Kindle family of devices for reading a wide range of e-books. That’s great, but you shouldn’t forget about the tons of Kindle apps that are also available to help to improve your productivity. This is particularly true of the Kindle Fire, since it’s more like an Android tablet than it’s...

11 Productivity Apps For Android Smartphones

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 30th 2010 - 1 Comment

Some people seem to believe that BlackBerry has the best business-oriented applications and the iPhone has the best “fun” applications. Why do you have to choose? If you happen to have a Google Android smartphone, you have access to an equally large assortment of mobile apps through the Android Market. While you can still...