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Tom’s Tuesday Tech Tip: Take Your Office with You – On Your iPad®!

According to Bloomberg Business, the top selling iPad2® app over the Christmas holidays wasn’t Angry Birds, it was an app named Quickoffice. What’s Quickoffice have to do with Certified Legal Nurse Consultants? Easy – with more and more of my CLNC® amigos turning to the iPad as an auxiliary device, you need a way to view and edit your Microsoft® Office documents and Quickoffice provides it.

Using Quickoffice, CLNC® consultants and their attorney-clients can open and edit documents from Word, Excel and PowerPoint. It also has the ability to store, access and share documents in the “cloud” with a functioning tie to Dropbox®. At $19.99 it’s not a cheap app, but then your business isn’t cheap and neither is the cost of missing a deadline because you couldn’t get back to your computer to correct a document.

When I get my iPad3® this spring (hint, hint), Quickoffice will be one of the first apps I install and I recommend you do the same. It’s also available for phones but who really wants to edit documents on a phone? I sure don’t and I’ll bet you don’t either.

Keep on Techin’,

Tom

P.S. Comment and share your favorite iPad app here.

2 thoughts on “Tom’s Tuesday Tech Tip: Take Your Office with You – On Your iPad®!

  1. Tom,

    The iPad2 does not have enough internal storage for large documents. How secure is ‘the cloud’ with respect to the sort of information CLNC® consultants access, review and produce?

  2. The cloud can be very secure – depending upon which service you choose. Before selecting any particular service I’d research them on the Web and see what other users have to say.

    Best,
    Tom

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