This year Apple introduced the iPhone 4 providing us the option for video face-time calling allowing its customers to communicate anywhere they go. This powerhouse brand knows how to exceptionally integrate camera, video, text messaging, e-mail and web browsing to seamlessly organize music, videos, photos, data and applications—all on one sweet mobile interface.
When you’re not using default applications to check e-mail or your calendar, here is a list of our recommended iPhone business applications that we hope you’ll like available at
Check email – #1 Gmail app (16,680 ratings)
Compose and read your emails using this simple app. Equipped with all the basics: expand menu, spam filtering, starring for favorites and view labels. Archive multiple messages, quickly in your inbox using the floating bar. We especially like the auto-typing feature. Get it herewww.apple.com/webapps/productivity/gmail.html.
Send an email fast – #1 Free Wifi (194 ratings)
This top app locates free WiFi on your iPhone or laptop to get you plugged in wherever you need it. Using the built-in GPS of the iPhone, this app helps you find a hotspot—fast! If you’re frequently traveling on business the Free Wifi software locates 20,000+ free wireless hotspots in over 5,000 cities and 64 countries. Find it at www.makayama.com/freewifi.html.
Book a trip from your phone – Tripit (35 ratings)
This popular app has been an essential tool for most smartphone travelers for more than a year now. A handy feature includes storing multiple travel plans/itineraries in one spot, and the Facebook application on your profile can update all of your friends of your whereabouts as well. Get it herewww.apple.com/webapps/travel/tripit.html.
Share data with colleagues – Salesforce (190 ratings)
The iPhone version of Salesforce gives you access to contact information already stored in your phone. Once the free app is downloaded, just log into your account similar to Salesforce.com and access your company’s latest records and reports.Chatter mobile is also cool to be able to see updates with colleagues, status updates & posts, presentations, chat messages regarding new accounts, products and new developments of your latest project. Stay connected with colleagues – download Salesforce here.
Scan business cards – Econtact Pro (130+ ratings)
Much like the card scanner device for PC, this cool app allows you to upload a limitless number of business cards that you can transcribe and store in this convenient app. It’s as easy as three steps and cards appear in your address book in less than 24 hours, and automatically compresses them before storing. First, snap a photo of your new business card, then simply hit send to transcribe and it’s stored. Simple and easy. It costs less than $5 and is worth it – upload it on this site www.econtact-pro.com.
Ship a package – UPS mobile (2,326 ratings)
The UPS app helps you track and manage your packages on-the-go. In particular this neat app allows you to nickname shipments, create labels, and find locations using their FPS feat and estimate costs and delivery times. Just login with your UPS login and receive instant updates on your phone. The best part of this is that it’s 100% free – get it herehttp://itunes.apple.com/app/ups-mobile/id336377331?mt=8.