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We all digitize some of our most important documents at work. Unfortunately, scanners are not always portable or easy to carry around. There are portable scanners available on the market but you will have to pay a considerable amount of money to get your hands on a quality model. These 4 apps let you use your iPhone, iPad, or Android device as a scanner:

Scanner Pro: one of the best scanner apps on the market for iOS devices. It scans your documents and processes images smartly. You can protect your documents with passwords and send them to your Mac or PC easily. The app supports Dropbox, Evernote, and Google Docs. [click to continue…]

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Creating websites and making money from them only from AdSense is not exactly a bulletproof business model. But many online marketers rely on AdSense to keep their businesses afloat. Google already has a sophisticated reporting system for the AdSense program. These 4 iOS and Android apps allow you to check your AdSense earnings on the go:

QuickAdSense: uses OAuth to authenticate with AdSense and show your revenue reports. It has an elegant interface too.

myRevenue AdSense App: shows your account statistics on your iPhone. It works in portrait and landscape modes. It is pretty fast too. [click to continue…]

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Anyone who has run a website on a premium server knows about SSH and some of its capabilities. You can use it to connect to your server, move files, run commands, and do all kinds of neat things. Clients such as Putty and Terminal allow you to make SSH connections on Windows and Mac machines easily. If you need to connect to your sever from your mobile device, these 3 apps have you covered:

iSSH – SSH / VNC Console: an awesome SSH client for iPad. It has all kinds of fun bells and whistles. It supports multitasking. Works in portrait and landscape modes. Telnet, VNC, and RDP all work on WiFi, 3G, and EDGE. [click to continue…]

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In order to access your files on your web server, you are going to need a decent FTP client. It would certainly make your life easier when it comes to manipulating files and moving things around on your server. These 4 FTP clients let you access your files on your iPhone, iPad or Android device:

FTP on the Go Pro: one of the best FTP clients around for iOS. It supports FTP, FTPS, and SFTP connections. It offers enhancements for the iPad too. Downloading and uploading files in this app are easy.

Gusto: a code editor and FTP client for iPad. It offers syntax highlighting, tabbed editing, and support for FTP & SFTP. [click to continue…]

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The iOS app development business can be quite lucrative. If you have a killer app idea and the drive to implement your plan the right way, there is no reason you can’t make it big in this business. Of course, there is more to developing apps than knowing coding. You are also going to have to focus on the design part of the process as well. These 5 mockup apps for iPad help you with that:

App Cooker: a complete app that helps you develop your idea, create mockups, and price your app the right way. This is perfect for beginners and advanced users alike.

Blueprint for iPad: one of the most sophisticated mockup apps available for iPad (the one we use mainly). It has plenty of pre-designed widget with iOS views, controls, and buttons to get you started. It has a drag & drop interface. Its settings are highly customizable. It supports Dropbox too. [click to continue…]

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In this day and age, many are suffering from social media overload. There are so many great sources around it is hard for most of us to keep up. Using personalized magazine apps for iOS or Android makes it easier for their users to keep up with the news on topics that interest them. Here are 4 awesome personalized magazine apps that can make you a more productive reader:

Flipboard: one of the most attractive magazine apps we have tested. It is available for the iPhone and iPad. It lets you keep up with content from Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks.

Google Currents: lets you keep up with content from your favorite sources on your iOS or Android device. It is quite sleek and makes a great alternative to Flipboard. [click to continue…]

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Many entrepreneurs complain about not having enough time to read books and keep up with their favorite blogs. When you are working so hard to build a business, it is easy not to have time to do other things. By not reading enough, you will eventually get left behind. Speed reading can solve this problem. It can make you more productive and help you read more in less time. Here are 3 mobile apps that teach you how to read faster:

Acceleread: a powerful speed reading program for iPad that includes plenty of exercises one can tackle to become a faster reader. It focuses on improving the way you read as well getting rid of bad reading habits. [click to continue…]

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We all get 24 hours in each day. Not everyone can get the same amount of things done everyday though. Those who have studied time management methodologies know too well about the importance of using the right productivity tools. These 3 calendars for iOS and Android can keep you on the right track each and everyday:

Pocket Informant: one of the best calendar applications for iPhone. It lets you keep up with your events and manage your tasks on the go. Sync capability with Outlook and other services is offered as well. [click to continue…]

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Mac devices are online businesses’ best friends. They may not be as popular as Windows machines but they do offer a less painful computing experience than those machines. Thanks to Apple’s Mac App Store, people now have more reasons to pick up Macs for their business. There are plenty of powerful applications available in Mac App Store for business and beyond. Here are 6 Mac apps online business owners should check out:

BusyCal: a Mac calendar on steroids. It not only lets business owners keep up with their daily chores, it can handle to-do lists too. It syncs with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch via MobileMe, Google Calendar, and iTunes.

Billings on the Mac: a premium application for those of you needing a software solution to handle quoting, invoicing, and time tracking for your business. It has a number of attractive templates and has a companion iPhone app.

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Every online business owner needs to keep track of their website’s information to figure out how people are getting to it, what type of software they use, what their searched keywords are and much more. That information can be gathered and analyzed easily with the help of a decent analytics package such as Google Analytics. Thankfully, these analytics apps are available for iPhone and iPad, so no matter how mobile your business, your analytics data are not more than a few taps away. Here are just 5 iPhone apps that can help you better analyze your business’ performance:

Analytics pro for iPhone: an attractive Google Analytics application for iPhone. It not only helps you keep up with your Google Analytics information, it can be used to print reports or export your information.

WebTrends: if you happen to use WebTrends to keep track of your website’s performance, this free app will help you stay on the top of all your data using your iPhone.

SEO Advisor: not a web analytics application per se, but this app can help you figure out areas of your website you can work on to make it more iPhone friendly. [click to continue…]

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