This is another post from my “best of” ABA TECHSHOW series. Today – supercool apps for tablets and smartphones.
Build a Visual Timeline
BeeDocs – This app turns a dull timeline into an engaging 3D/multimedia presentation. Chart dates, times, amounts, distances, prices, quantities – just about anything – in a visually appealing format to help clients (or jurors) better understand historical events. Publish to the Web, create presentations, or add a visual timeline to a PDF.
Picture It Settled – Helps parties evaluate cases with probabilistic scenarios. Draws on historically successful negotiating rounds to help users plot successful negotiation moves. Uses the Settlement Prophet™ application to project when the parties are likely to settle and the amount of the settlement.
Scanning on the Go
Genius Scan, Scanner Pro, Text Grabber – Scan, crop, straighten, organize, and share images or documents quickly and easily by e-mail or through cloud services like Dropbox and Evernote.
World Card – Capture business cards and sort them automatically by name, company, position, address, phone number, e-mail address and other fields. Exports to address book – no more entering information manually.
Office Suite Productivity
OfficeSuite Pro 7 (Android only) and QuickOfficePro (Android and iOS) – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF for mobile users.
CloudOn – The full power of applications like Microsoft Office®, the convenience of cloud storage and more—all in your very own workspace in the cloud. Best mobile app for redlining/tracked changes.
iTimeKeep – Enter time from anywhere, securely access matters back at the office, apply billing codes to time entries, run spell check. Free trial version available from the App store.
Haiku Deck and SlideShark – Solid choices for presentation apps. Haiku Deck impresses with amazing images. SlideShark is ideal for conversion of PowerPoint slides created on your desktop.
PDF and File Management Apps
PDF Expert – Simple PDF conversion and markup. Integrates with Dropbox. Easy to use signature feature, compatible with fillable forms. Goodreader – The “Swiss Army Knife” of PDF readers with the ability to replicate desktop file management and structures.
Notetaking on the Fly
OneNote Mobile (free for up to 500 notes), Notability (syncs with Dropbox), Penultimate (syncs with Evernote), and Noteshelf (file notes into different books, download templates and themes including planners, grid paper, stationery, and more.)
1PasswordPro – 1Password will securely store your important information and automatically log you in to Web sites with a single tap. No need to remember your username, password, or even the Web site address.
Lookout – Virus protection, backup, and location of your missing device.
Tom Mighell, James Province, Jeffrey Taylor, Ben Schorr, Dan Pinnington, and
Mark I. Unger for all the great apps!
All Rights Reserved – Beverly Michaelis – 2013