6 Essential Apple iPad Applications for Business Travellers [Videos]

UK Prime Minister David Cameron owns one, White House staff use them and Apple can't make them fast enough. No matter where you sit on the pro-/anti-Apple fence, the signs are clear: iPads are in, netbooks are out, and the tablet story has only just begun. Apple's tablet mayn't yet quite provide all the utility […]

UK Prime Minister David Cameron owns one, White House staff use them and Apple can't make them fast enough. No matter where you sit on the pro-/anti-Apple fence, the signs are clear: iPads are in, netbooks are out, and the tablet story has only just begun. Apple's tablet mayn't yet quite provide all the utility a business traveller needs, but we know many travellers will choose to carry an iPad rather than a laptop on their next trip all the same. Here're six essential apps for business travellers:

  1. Kayak Explore and Flight Search helps you find and book flights and hotel rooms, tapping into Kayak's dedicated travel information search engine.

    Get

  2. TravelTracker Pro delivers live flight status reports from FlightStats and live flight map tracking in the US. The app integrates with TripIt.

    Price: $8.99: Get

  3. WeatherBug Elite will get you beautifully-presented weather forecasts, infrared satellite, humidity, air pressure, wind speed, next day high and next day low pressure data through an easy-to-navigate user interface.

    Price: $4.99: Get

  4. iBooks/Kindle Apps

    Get iBooks | Get Kindle

  5. Free Translator for iPad uses Google Translate API to provide translations. Get.

  6. TruPhone lets you make calls to landlines and cell phones using your iPad and a Wi-Fi connection, just so long as you have a set of earphones (such as the standard iPhone earbuds) with a microphone.

    Price: Free, Get

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