Top 15 Android Business Apps
Jun 28, 2010, 22:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Vance)
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"I recently asked a Google spokesperson about how Android stacks
up in the enterprise. She insisted that the Android is a consumer
device – for now. "We plan to support more enterprise
applications and features on top of our existing structure in the
future, but we don't have anything specific to share at this time,"
"However, just because Google is focused on the consumer doesn't
mean that Android developers are. Plenty of business- and
enterprise-specific apps have already launched for the Android.
Here's a look at 15 of the most compelling ones, all currently
available in the Android Marketplace.
"1. TripIt Having used TripIt to stay organized during several
trips over the past few months, I can vouch for its effectiveness.
You simply forward your travel confirmation emails (airline, hotel,
rental car, restaurant reservations, etc.) to TripIt and it will
create a master itinerary for you. TripIt synchs with your calendar
and social networking sites, emails alerts to colleagues, provides
maps and route details and sets alarms so you don't forget to
arrive at the airport with enough time to suffer through the
security line. The Pro version will track your frequent flier miles
and rewards points, alert you of such nuisances as gate changes or
delays, and help you find an alternate flight in the event that
yours has been cancelled."