Current Design is a California based company, helpingbusinesses with their website development, mobileplatform development...
Kingsoft Office• Handles everything from word, excel, power point and  PDF.• Handles office 2010 extensions such as xlsx a...
CloudOn•    If you cannot live without Microsoft office and want    to use it on your tablet, then this is your best    op...
Dropbox•    I don’t have to explain what is does.• It syncs all your files in the folder on multiple  devices so that you ...
Box.net• It is a service which is similar to Dropbox. Many will  think why I need another cloud storage service, but  I re...
Want a cool app for your company?Or think you need a Website upgrade with SocialMedia Integration?ThenStop searchingJust g...
Astrid Task/ To-Do list• A very neat task manager.• Syncs with your Google Task calendar which can  be synced with your Ou...
Cloud Print• Cloudprint is a great solution for printing from your  tablet.• It syncs with Google cloud print.• This allow...
Convertpad• World never agreed to one system for unit  measurement and hence we have to keep data in  Celsius, Fahrenheit,...
Groove IP Lite• Best app to take advantage of Google Voice.• Google voice is a great service allowing you to unify all  yo...
ES File Explorer• If you are looking to manage files on your tablet or  phone in style similar to Windows then this is the...
Easy Voice Recorder• Sometimes you want to record a meeting or  conversation to take notes later on. You can use  this sim...
Evernote• Meetings can be demanding and if you don’t want to  miss out important points then Evernote is a great  solution...
Fuze Meeting HD• If you are on the go and want to hold meeting  online then this free tool will be very useful.• The app i...
Current Design also caters to Logo Design, Productpackaging design and Customized softwaredevelopment . Improve your busin...
GoToMeeting• The free version only allows you to attend the meeting.  If you subscribe to the service then you will be abl...
GasBuddy• Though you can conduct most of your meetings online,  there is always a need to go to client and interact face  ...
Google Services• (Voice, Maps, Navigation, Google+, Google  Currents) I included all services under one tab as  these serv...
LinkedIn• If you like Facebook then your business likes LinkedIn.•   The network is growing rapidly adding many    profess...
Pocket (Read it Later)• 4G data is expensive and if you don’t want to waste the data  but still want to read on the go the...
Skype• Ok this is obvious.• If you have international or long distance customers  then you have to have it.• Video confere...
Avast Mobile Security• It is always better to be secure. Avast movile security is a free  service to protect your tablet.•...
Chrome• Use chrome on your tablet, laptop, desktop and mobile.• Not only because it is fast but also because it syncs  eve...
Word of caution: All free services come with covet. Many apps will have advertisements and many other apps can use your da...
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  1. 1. Current Design is a California based company, helpingbusinesses with their website development, mobileplatform development and search engine optimizationstrategies. Current Design works with businesses todeploy web technologies to improve businessautomation and profitability.Free Technology Advice fromMy Current Designhttp://www.mycurrentdesign.comwww.mycurrentdesign.com
  2. 2. Kingsoft Office• Handles everything from word, excel, power point and PDF.• Handles office 2010 extensions such as xlsx and docx.• Have a graphic interface similar to office 2010 with a ribbon running on top.• Very useful for small business owners to work on their smart phones or tablets even when they are offline. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  3. 3. CloudOn• If you cannot live without Microsoft office and want to use it on your tablet, then this is your best option.• Its free but will need WIFI or data connection to use.• Its a little slow but offers complete office suit from cloud. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  4. 4. Dropbox• I don’t have to explain what is does.• It syncs all your files in the folder on multiple devices so that you are ready with your data from anywhere.• You can even download files on your tab to make it available offline Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  5. 5. Box.net• It is a service which is similar to Dropbox. Many will think why I need another cloud storage service, but I recommend using box.net as it is more geared towards businesses.• Also it gives you access to Box’s OneCloud which is a program similar to Google docs. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  6. 6. Want a cool app for your company?Or think you need a Website upgrade with SocialMedia Integration?ThenStop searchingJust go to this link and fill out a simple contact form.http://www.mycurrentdesign.com/contact.htmlYou will also receive special reports about improvingbusiness productivityAlso receive lots of tricks and tips to save time andwork fasterWhat are you waiting for Just click the link (Site willopen in new tab)Top 20 Must Have list continues after this slide
  7. 7. Astrid Task/ To-Do list• A very neat task manager.• Syncs with your Google Task calendar which can be synced with your Outlook.• This provides a two way syncing so you don’t miss a single task. As a business owner, last thing you want is missing a deadline• Sort your tasks in different lists and create your customer list. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  8. 8. Cloud Print• Cloudprint is a great solution for printing from your tablet.• It syncs with Google cloud print.• This allows you to print any file on your tablet or Dropbox folder• No need to buy an email ready printer all you need is a network connected printer Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  9. 9. Convertpad• World never agreed to one system for unit measurement and hence we have to keep data in Celsius, Fahrenheit, miles, kilometers, centimeters and inches.• Convertpad is one great app to handle all your unit conversions so when next time your customer asks you what is the weight of the system in Kilograms? you are ready. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  10. 10. Groove IP Lite• Best app to take advantage of Google Voice.• Google voice is a great service allowing you to unify all your messages and also provides a voicemail. Groove IP lite is the free ad supported version of Groove IP pro.• This app will turn your tablet into your phone.• It allows you to call freely within US and Canada (Till Dec 2012) and also offers cheap international calling. (Its really cheap) Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  11. 11. ES File Explorer• If you are looking to manage files on your tablet or phone in style similar to Windows then this is the app you should get.• The best part is it allows you to manage all your cloud storage, local memory and servers from one interface.• You can sync your Dropbox, Box.net, Google drive, Windows Skydrive and Sugarsync.• You can also add computer over the local area network and see all the files on the computer. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  12. 12. Easy Voice Recorder• Sometimes you want to record a meeting or conversation to take notes later on. You can use this simple app to record good quality audio which can be used later for reference. You can also directly share the file from within the app Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  13. 13. Evernote• Meetings can be demanding and if you don’t want to miss out important points then Evernote is a great solution.• Organize your notes using different sections.• Also share your notes with your colleagues and clients.• And rest assured all your notes are backed up on cloud. You can access it through browser. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  14. 14. Fuze Meeting HD• If you are on the go and want to hold meeting online then this free tool will be very useful.• The app is optimized for tablets and works on the landscape mode.• It allows free presentation sharing and audio conference. For Video conference you will need to pay the subscription. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  15. 15. Current Design also caters to Logo Design, Productpackaging design and Customized softwaredevelopment . Improve your business by automatingprocesses and reaching your customers with thepower of web technology.Just go to this link and fill out a simple contact form.www.mycurrentdesign.com/contact.htmlYou will also receive special reports about improvingbusiness productivityAlso receive lots of tricks and tips to save time andwork fasterWhat are you waiting for Just click the link (Site willopen in new tab)Top 20 Must Have list continues after this slide
  16. 16. GoToMeeting• The free version only allows you to attend the meeting. If you subscribe to the service then you will be able to launch the meetings from your tablets.• The reason why I included this app in addition to Fuze meeting is that major corporations use GoToMeeting as their online meeting service and if you want to join the seminar or meeting of your interest you should be ready. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  17. 17. GasBuddy• Though you can conduct most of your meetings online, there is always a need to go to client and interact face to face. This is very critical in building relationships and improving business.• GasBuddy is perfect to finding cheap gas around where you are.• It is a crowd sourced data delivery app which provides gas prices updated by actual users.• You can view the prices on map and sort for cheapest. Cut your gas prices using this nice app. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  18. 18. Google Services• (Voice, Maps, Navigation, Google+, Google Currents) I included all services under one tab as these services are under “Must Have” category.• Most of you already know the use of the service. One advice download them and start using them effectively. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  19. 19. LinkedIn• If you like Facebook then your business likes LinkedIn.• The network is growing rapidly adding many professionals from all across the world every day.• The forums and groups are great way to explore what your peers are doing.• LinkedIn is also great to build your network and develop industry contacts.• Get this app and grow your network. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  20. 20. Pocket (Read it Later)• 4G data is expensive and if you don’t want to waste the data but still want to read on the go then this is an app for you.• Many people have WIFI only tablets and for them this is a must have.• Pocket (previously known as read it later) application downloads the webpage or article you want to read and stores it on the tablet temporarily.• If presents all the articles in a nice thumbnail format. Once you read it and mark it as read the article is removed from the pocket. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  21. 21. Skype• Ok this is obvious.• If you have international or long distance customers then you have to have it.• Video conference of the basic order, Skype is a gem of a service. It allows you to cut down you telephone costs and travel costs.• It also helps in communicating effectively with your customer. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  22. 22. Avast Mobile Security• It is always better to be secure. Avast movile security is a free service to protect your tablet.• I chose Avast because it also provides a desktop software and it is better to have uniformity.• You can choose any other trusted service for antivirus service and if you are a small business then its ok to use a free service. If you are enterprise customer then you should upgrade to paid service and get extra security. Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  23. 23. Chrome• Use chrome on your tablet, laptop, desktop and mobile.• Not only because it is fast but also because it syncs everything. If you open a webpage on your desktop you can view it on you tablet without sharing or emailing yourself.• It also syncs all your bookmarks and also sync all auto fill information. Very good on security and utility Google Play Storewww.mycurrentdesign.com
  24. 24. Word of caution: All free services come with covet. Many apps will have advertisements and many other apps can use your data and email IDs for advertising purposes. Free apps can also send data to third party servers for processing information. So don’t use these apps for processing critical business secrets, passwords and banking information. Many free services also want you to provide complete IP of the data you generate using their service. If you like to receive similar presentations and posts to improve your business then please subscribe to our newsletter. Also if you like this presentation, we will appreciate if you share this with your friends and business network. www.mycurrentdesign.com/contact.htmlwww.mycurrentdesign.com

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