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The iPad is a fantastic tool for helping you to manage your business. With the wide array of applications available you’re often spoilt for choice — this is no exception when looking for an on-the-go mobile inventory management software. But with each iPad inventory management app offering similar features, such as the management of sales and shipping, it’s often hard to distinguish between them.

To be the perfect solution for you, iPad inventory management software needs to offer equivalent functionality to its web-based counterpart and be reasonably priced. Below I’ve looked at six of the best iPad inventory management applications that achieve this. All of these apps are free to download and install, but you’ll need a subscription to the cloud service in order to make use of them. Luckily, most have free trials so you can give them a spin and see which one is best for your business.

Read on to find out more!


If you don’t give your customers the service they deserve, you won’t be around long whatever field you’re working in. Whether your enterprise is big or small, customers expect to be served day and night and thanks to customer service apps for iPad, you can now provide client support on your Apple tablet anywhere, anytime. It can definitely be worth the investment too. A good customer service app can mean the difference between an excellent customer experience experience or the kind that ends up as a customer service horror story like these. It’s important as well that apps look good on iOS which is why we’ve chosen apps that not only work well but have the good looks that iOS users expect.

Here are five of the best iPad customer service apps that will ensure you and your team can provide the highest quality customer service possible and also that your customers feel valued. Note that some of these iOS apps are based on the best customer service apps as identified in GetApp’s GetRank quarterly ranking system of top business software. This iPad customer service software is free to download but you’ll need a subscription in order to use them. Luckily, most of these apps come with a free trial.


When using an iPad to manage your business an application needs to be both aesthetically pleasing on the big screen and possess great functionality, ensuring you don’t suffer in terms of features. Here I’m going to look at seven of the best iPad CRM apps, comparing the differences between them and pointing out the unique factors that make an application special.

All of these CRM apps for iPad serve as handheld companions to cloud-based CRM software and are generally available free to users of those services. These CRMs come with monthly subscription plans, but most offer free trials so you can test if they are a good fit for your business.

Read on to find the best CRM iPad app for you and your business needs!


It’s now possible to manage projects from the beach, the car, or even in the bathroom thanks to the rise of the iPad. But the last thing you need when working with a project management app on your iPad is something complex and fiddly. Just because an iPhone project management app is complex, it does not always mean it’s more useful. There’s nothing worse than fumbling around on your iPad to use features and functions you neither need or understand.

There are  two things you need to think about when it comes to finding the best project management apps for iPad. The first thing is to make sure that the app helps you to assign and distribute work in the right way. The second and equally important thing is that you can instantly analyze project analytics on the move so you can keep on top of project goals. This sounds easy but can be a tricky to get right because iOS project management apps simply don’t give you enough solutions to do both effectively.


With school coming up just around the corner, it is important to have all the tools you might possibly need for the next school year. Nowadays, many students use iPads as a tool in their studies, and for good reason: the iPad has a wealth of amazing apps for education. The following is a roundup of iPad apps that are geared toward, but not limited to, high school students. Find out which apps students can’t miss after the jump.


It’s that time of year. When we say goodbye to four years of hard work and newfound friends and forge ahead to “make something of ourselves.” But how can you be expected to make it in the “real world” without a solid collection of apps for this new season of life?

That’s why I’ve put together a list of the top 10 iPad apps recent graduates need. This list covers everything from finding a job to getting a new apartment to dropping the freshman 15 (that hung on long past freshman year). So let’s get started!


Upon the iCloud API being introduced, it was no secret that developers were somewhat slow to take advantage of what it offered. The feature allowed game developers to do things like store users’ game saves in the cloud, but many developers already had systems in place that did exactly this. What benefits would they get from moving to Apple’s service? This of course wasn’t the only functionality that came with iCloud, but, regardless, developers weren’t exactly enthusiastic. There wasn’t much reason for them to do extra work and adopt a new system that came with little up front benefit. Especially when, in the case of game developers, they already had things like OpenFeint that managed many of the same things.

Slowly but surely, however, developers of all different kinds of apps started to adopt iCloud as an easy way to back up and sync various kinds of data across devices. Games use the service to back up your save states for future recovery, to-do list apps use it to keep your lists in harmony across all your devices, and word processing apps — including Apple’s own Pages — use the service to save all your work to the cloud, accessible from anywhere you may need it. I’ve compiled a list of ten apps that do these and more on your iPad, so hit the break to read about them–you might even find an app you’ve never heard of before!

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His name was John Gruber. Maybe you’ve heard of him as the Apple blogger who knows the system better than them all. Then again, maybe you read his “linkblog” when you’re looking for interesting new things in the technology market. One thing you probably didn’t know is that he created a lightweight markup language named Markdown back in 2004. In its early days, only Bare Bones Software’s BBEdit used it because Gruber was employed there. No one else even bothered with it because the application ecosystem was not like it is today.

Things are a lot different now, though. A lot of people are on constant lookout for a Markdown editor to fit their tastes. Whether it has previewing capabilities, dual-editing functions for HTML and other code alongside Gruber’s, or just iCloud sync with a simple interface, we’ve all come to know distraction-free editors as ones that solely employ Markdown for making things fast and easy. After all, rich text is a thing of the past.

All these new pieces of software have recently been brought to the iPad because it’s a platform fit for such editing tasks. Users enjoy reading on the device, and some thoroughly have a good time writing their thoughts down in something like Day One. Then there are those like the AppStorm team, and most of us really love writing, no matter where it gets done. If you’re looking for something quick and easy for Markdown editing or even a more feature-packed app, we’ve got everything you’ll ever hope for and more in today’s roundup. (more…)

Whether you’re a student, business person or have a job of any type, a calendar can be useful to schedule your time and plan out your day. Most iOS users probably rely on the Calendar app because it is built in, but are they missing out on the extra functionality that a third-party calendar can provide? There is also a good chance that they could be missing out on using a better looking calendar!

There are a lot of calendar apps in the App Store. To limit the list, it was decided to have some basic criteria: all major calendar sync services should be supported within the app, including Google, iCloud and Exchange. Let’s check out the contenders after the break. (more…)

If the standard calendar app that comes with every iDevice would suffice, the productivity section of the App Store would not feature as many alternatives as it does.

Depending on your personal preferences and requirements, all sorts of apps vie for your attention. Most of them advertise tons of features, but what if all you want is simplicity and a visual representation of your week? Let Wikly come to your rescue. We take a closer look at the calendar app after the break.


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