As soon as the novelty and thrill of a new iPhone wears off, it’s time to actually put this powerful device at work and make it earn its money-worth. Multitasking and productivity apps will definitely help you harness the power of iPhone, particularly iPhone 5. And if you’re always on the go, having your trustworthy iPhone all geared up will help you stay in charge of your own business (small or big).
Have Expensify help with expense reports
Expensify is a free finance app for iOS that promises to give the experience of “expense reports that don’t suck”. That’s quite the hefty job, but Expensify does deliver on its promise. Well, as much as possible anyway, expense reports are nobody’s cup of tea. Expensify will sync credit cards and list purchases as you make them, can scan receipts and retrieve electronic receipts too. It also puts together a PDF report of expenses you can forward to the financial department.
Use CamCard when exchanging business cards
CamCard is a business app for iOS that basically transforms your iPhone in a scanner and works as a Business Card Reader. Just take a picture of a business carder being handed to you and you’ll definitely know where to find the information. The app saves contact information in your device’s Address Book or Card Holder. It also recognizes text in five languages: English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
Install FlightAware Flight Tacker to avoid delays and missed flights
Nobody loves to be stranded in an airport because of a missed flight, simply because of a wrong turn or confusing buildings. FlightAware Flight Trace is a free iOS app (that means iPad, iPhone and iPod) that gives you real-time info about flight status, commercial flights and even private and charter flights in US and Canada. It allows you to search information by using route, airline, flight number, city pair, airport code and aircraft registration. It also keeps you notified about cancellations, delays and gate changes.