The Best Apps on the Market for Business Professionals

By Mikayla Stone


  • Capture, nurture and share your ideas.
  • Stay organized across all platforms / all devices.
  • Clip web pages and images, share and discuss notes.


  • Simplifies the way you create, share and collaborate.
  • Everything you keep in Dropbox is synced automatically to all your devices.
  • Bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and keep your files safe.
  • Edit a presentation with teammates without emailing files back and forth.
  • When you edit a file in a shared folder, everyone gets the update automatically.

Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint, One Note (Each a separate app)

  • Create, edit and share documents on the go.
  • Cloud connected – recently viewed documents on your computer will work on your phone / other device.
  • One note - Instead of taking notes with a pen and paper you can write or draw notes by hand, work paperlessly.


  • Budget planner that makes managing finances simple.
  • Automatically organises your spending into categories.
  • Notifications – fees charged to your account, bill due dates.


  • Duolingo is the world's most popular way to learn a language.
  • It's 100% free, fun and science-based. 
  • Learn the basics or become fluent in another language .


  • Organise all your travel plans in one place.
  • Ability to share with other people / other devices.
  • Sync with your Calender.


  • Get daily forecasts and severe weather warnings.
  • Automatically adjusts to your location.
  • Can also save alternative locations.

Australia Local & World Daily News – Newsfusion

  • Fresh and top selection of the most significant news articles & videos.
  • Get push notifications on categories or regions.
  • Create a personalised feed to select topics you do or don’t want to read about


  • Build a network, find people and jobs.
  • Get news and info that matter for your professional day, a daily brief on what’s happening in your network, and a quick way to reach out and keep in touch.
  • Updates on your industry and interests.


  • An instant messaging app for various mobile operating systems.
  • Users can also exchange images, video and audio media messages.
  • Great for international messages and calls as it is free to communicate (internet connection required)