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As I’m sure you will all agree, our reliance on smartphones has definitely grown over a short space of time. In fact, according to Go Gulf, 89% of smartphone users use their phones throughout the day, with the highest percentages falling on text messaging and internet use.


Now, whether it’s a quick game of Candy Crush on our lunch break or using Dropbox to gain access to documents saved on our laptops, apps have definitely changed the way we live and work within the office.

As well as being more office friendly, apps have enabled businesses to increase productivity and keep up with technological advances that can have the upper hand on their competition. Here are some of the best apps available for businesses:


Ever get tired of looking at a messy desk? Or get yourself in a fluster when you’ve lost a document on your computer? Bento is an extremely flexible organisation app, which can be used for both business work and your everyday life. With 25 ready to use templates, simply select one and all your data will sync onto this app, where you can arrange it and keep everything neat and tidy.

Dragon Dictation

Perfect for when you’re in a meeting and can’t quite write everything down in time. The Dragon Dictation, very accurately transcribes voices into ideal notes that can easily be shared via emails, or social networking sites.


If you’re looking for a way to access all of your documents easily between your smartphone, tablet and computer, without hundreds of emails or memory sticks, Dropbox is a must. Simple to use and you can even access files when you have no Wi-Fi – perfect when you’re out of the office.


The eFax iPad app has been specifically created to send and receive faxes easily from your tablet, to your desktop and mobile. Your free account lets you receive faxes, and with a simple upgrade you can send faxes and manage them within your account.

FileMaker Go

This app is considered the must-have mobile database software. This program has multiple file layouts, so you can choose the right one to suit you and the amount of data you have. Also, with a built in search bar you’ll be able to find any document in seconds and best of all its free!

If you’re a bit of an office genius and believe there’s an app missing from the market that could help office production, then now’s a fantastic time to get that app developed. Nash Tech are a global company who support clients who want to explore application development. With NashTech at a low cost you’ll be able to consult skilled technical experts and IT services that can bring your idea to life.

However, if you want to impress everyone in the office with your new business app design by yours truly, then making it from scratch isn’t as hard as you might think. Wiki How give simple and straight forward step-by-step advice on how to make your very own app.

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