There seems to be a new Android smartphone that drops almost monthly and the number of apps continues to grow. These GPS smartphones now provide significant processing power in our palm, something we could only think of ourselves a few years ago. Tools are now available to help us share updates, files, folders, location controls, access point services, and tons of other things. If you go shopping, these tools are essential to being in touch with home, but also to be as productive as you were in the office.
Android platform is already a certified industry standard, backed by Google and providing a viable option for iPhone. You can now launch your Android device to get more productivity while on the road or at home; Whether you need to access files from many devices located in different locations or find a restaurant in a foreign city.
Here are 10 useful apps for Android Smartphone:
1. Barcode Scanner
For when you're making a little shopping on your trip. Simply scan the barcode of the product and the program will bring up retailers and places to buy or, online store and product prices.
2. ALOQA-Travel Companion
ALOQA (Always Be Local), which uses GPS to determine your location and find activities, events, shops, restaurants and many others nearby. This is especially useful if you are new to a city and just stay for a few days. This app helps you get a local feeling or get into the local vibe of the city.
3. GoAruna – File Sharing Management Tool
For Traveling Companies (without laptop), you can access your laptop files with GoAruna. Drop your files to this application before going home or office and you will have access through your Android phone. With all the hassles of checking and luggage security at airports, the laptop is behind a great deal.
4.VNC Viewer by Google
VNC allows you to log in securely and connect to a remote PC so you can make easy changes without actually having to store anything on your smartphone.
5. EverNote Meeting
This is a great app to record notes and contain voice tags (useful for voice demos alerts) and images. How often have you wanted to take a picture of the White Board after a couple of hours in a meeting? This app lets you organize all your videos, find and even send them emails. The image is also useful for capturing and organizing copies of plain tickets and other expired receipts.
This is another useful free app that can find cab companies near your GPS location and contains reviews about the service – a very useful tool for travel companies.
7. Talk to me
This is a great translation tool and must have if you are visiting abroad. You speak and the phone speaks back to you in another language. Very own interpreter in his pocket. The current languages discussed in this app are: English, German, French, Italian and Spanish. And it's free.
If you are a frequent traveler, TripIt is a great tool. And another must have. It organizes flights, hotels, restaurants and other itineraries in easy-to-read form, as well as giving you GPS directions. It may be useful if you are contacting flights to be worried about notifying you of a side change, for example.
This application can convert up to 160 currencies with real-time rates using a calculator. You can also follow developments, charts and get news.
Cashbook is a costly tracker, an important tool for travel companies. It allows you to monitor weekly and monthly balance and mileage.
With these 10 programs, you're likely to be welcome for your next trip, from travel reports to local information, to be productive away from the office.
Source by Audrey Peters