Apt Apps

by Mike Hunter

Top apps are a best practice when on the run and using mobile devices and tablets. Here are some that we have found to be most useful.



Nothing new here, but anyone not using Dropbox is likely not truly working mobile. It is the place for photos, documents, videos and other files. The files are safely backed up and available everywhere and on all devices. Open PDFs and nearly all other formats of files easily. Manage the location and folders as well. Free


HotSchedules: Work Schedules with EaseHotSchedules

Communicate about work schedules and employee time through HotSchedules’ dynamic app. Users can check schedules and send email alerts to notify staff about changes and other important information. It is available for the Apple Watch as well, with easy-to-see displays and messaging to communicate fully. Team members can swap, pick-up or release shifts. $2.99


Scanner-for-MeScanner for Me

With Apalon’s app, users can scan, print and manage documents with iOS devices. Using only an iPhone or iPad, instantly scan and print any written, printed or graphic material. Works great for receipts, notes, fliers and more. Documents can be managed and sent through email, text and more. $4.99

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