We've trawled the Apple iTunes App Store to find the best productivity apps for business users.

The Apple iTunes app store has literally thousands of apps. But which will make the iPhone as useful as it can be?

We've trawled the app store to bring you these 10 apps that will keep you organised, on time, on track, and productive even when your laptop is not in tow.

Dropbox

Sharing a folder with one (or more) workstations is a simple matter of loading software and setting up the folder to synchronise.

File viewing and sharing are the icing on the Dropbox cake.

Dropbox for iPhone review

Evernote

Evernote allows users to create geo-tagged voice, photo, and text notes that are then shared with workstations.

You can also access complex notes created on workstations in the field through the iPhone interface.

Evernote for iPhone review

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  1. These apps will improve your smartphone's productivity
  2. Documents to go and NTRconnect
  3. GeeTasks and Scanner Pro
  4. FTP on the go and BizExpense
  5. pTerm and TripIt

We've trawled the Apple iTunes App Store to find the best productivity apps for business users.

Documents to Go

Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint editing and creation are brought to the iPhone with Documents to Go.

Files can be transferred between phone and workstation through folder synchronisation or attachments to Exchange or Gmail messages.

Documents To Go review

NTRconnect

The iPhone becomes a very small window on to a workstation desktop with NTRconnect.

The free version allows connection to two workstations, which can be Macintosh, Windows, or Linux computers.
iPhone interface.

NTRconnect review

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  1. These apps will improve your smartphone's productivity
  2. Documents to go and NTRconnect
  3. GeeTasks and Scanner Pro
  4. FTP on the go and BizExpense
  5. pTerm and TripIt

We've trawled the Apple iTunes App Store to find the best productivity apps for business users.

GeeTasks

If you use Google Tasks, GeeTasks is an iPhone interface that may be better than the native browser-based GUI.

Synchronise tasks, create new tasks, and keep up with multiple task lists on the iPhone application.

GeeTasks review

Scanner Pro

Paper meets the iPhone in Scanner Pro, which turns the iPhone's camera into a simple scanner for receipts, notes, and document details.

A steady hand and innate sense of parallel surfaces are important for best results.
iPhone interface.

Scanner Pro review

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  1. These apps will improve your smartphone's productivity
  2. Documents to go and NTRconnect
  3. GeeTasks and Scanner Pro
  4. FTP on the go and BizExpense
  5. pTerm and TripIt

We've trawled the Apple iTunes App Store to find the best productivity apps for business users.

FTP on the Go

When you just need to move files around, nothing beats FTP.

FTP on the Go is a surprisingly sophisticated file transfer client that provides high levels of control over websites and file repositories.

FTP on the Go review

BizExpense

Hate expense reports? Who doesn't! BizExpense won't make them go away, but it will help keep track of expenses and scan receipts on the spot.

You can then export the results to an Excel file so that you can sync-and-go at the end of a trip rather than spend the afternoon remembering business lunches.

BizExpense review

NEXT PAGE: pTerm and TripIt

  1. These apps will improve your smartphone's productivity
  2. Documents to go and NTRconnect
  3. GeeTasks and Scanner Pro
  4. FTP on the go and BizExpense
  5. pTerm and TripIt

We've trawled the Apple iTunes App Store to find the best productivity apps for business users.

pTerm

Character-based terminal interfaces are basic ways of interacting with hardware, but sometimes they're the only (or the best) way to get a job done.

pTerm provides a terminal on the go to let you manage routers, switches, firewalls, and servers wherever you are.

pTerm review

TripIt

If you travel often, having a tool to help keep track of travel details can mean the difference between being on time and being stranded.

TripIt links with the travel service to show air, rental car, train, and hotel details. It doesn't yet let you know which of your contacts is travelling near you, but there's always the next version...

TripIt review

See also: The 16 best free iPhone Apps

  1. These apps will improve your smartphone's productivity
  2. Documents to go and NTRconnect
  3. GeeTasks and Scanner Pro
  4. FTP on the go and BizExpense
  5. pTerm and TripIt