In Pictures: Top 25 iPhone and iPad apps for business

Apple's iPhone and iPad may have been built for consumers, but the folks in Cupertino correctly guessed that what's good for consumers is good for businesses. The only stumbling block may be the growing volume of apps available: more 140,000 natively for the iPad and over 500,000 that work on the iPhone and iPad. Here are 25 go-to iOS apps for business users, from travel planning to document editing using Microsoft Office tools to time tracking to getting a good night's sleep.

Due $5. Current version average rating: 4.5 stars Designed for iPhone, iPad

Due

With iOS 5, Apple finally added a reminders/to-do app to its mobile devices. And though Apple's Reminders app has a cool GPS component, it still leaves something to be desired. Into the void comes Due, a simple but effective to-do app. Due just makes it easy to quickly create and customize a reminder. With a tap or two, you can create a reminder that repeats the same time and day every week; reschedule it; or share it via email or message with others. I also like the orderly list of to-do items it presents, in chronological order. If you have a Dropbox account, you can use it sync reminders between multiple devices.

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  • shenoi.victor

    My favourite is Replicon which helps to track time more wisely. We can export our tasks and time data, sort by clients, staff or projects, and keep track of everything in the interface. The app also features reporting so we can compare tasks, projects, months or time spent at the click of a button.

    Using my iphone, I make instant payments with this application. As it takes only a matter of seconds to pay my vendors, I have a portfolio of happy vendors who look forward to doing business with me in the future.

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