In Pictures: 7 hot iPad apps for business

From Web conferencing to to-do lists, a growing legion of business apps built for the mobile workforce are finding favor with iPad devotees

Revel POS This point-of-sale application tracks sales in real time at restaurants and grocery and retail stores. “We use it as a cash register,” says Rony Henoud, owner of Darn Good Food, a restaurant in San Francisco. The restaurant has been using Revel POS for more than a year; the app allows for remote reporting and making changes to the menu. It also costs less than old-style point-of-sale systems, Henoud says. “The functionality of it from a management perspective is fantastic.” The app is cloud-based; Darn Good Foods does not need to maintain a server in its restaurant. Although the app can slow down when wireless connections are dropped, processing continues seamlessly when wireless capabilities return, Henoud says.

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