Best Phone and Tablet Apps
Our picks for the best phone and tablet apps for the business traveler.
Google TranslateFree, Android/iPhone
An absolute must-have language translation app for travelers abroad. Type or speak in English; the app translates it into text (in native characters) and can speak the translation aloud, which is priceless.
Kayak HDFree, iPad
A whole new way to think about travel. Punch in dates and a destination and let Kayak HD find the best flights and lodging for you, or give it a price range and let the app go to town on a map of the world, showing you just how far your money can take you.
Readdle Scanner Pro$7, iPhone
Turn your cell phone into a scanner. Snap photos of documents to process them into multipage PDFs, then upload or email them right from the app.
VNC Viewer for AndroidFree, Android
Simple but incredibly powerful. Control your home or office computer from your cell phone.
Stop fumbling for the speakerphone button. Install this app, then turn your phone upside down (or set it down) to turn on the speakerphone. Pick it up or turn it upright to go back to standard listening.