Monthly Archives: November 2011

Personality Types 1.2.2

ptFor anyone who has to manage people, this is a useful tool as it allows you to determine your personality profile and compare it with others in your team to assess how you can work more easily with each other.

Personality Types allows you to assess your personality profile (using the highly acclaimed Myers-Briggs profiling tool) and to compare your profile with others in the team. The comparison then provides you with a lot of information on how to get the best out of your interactions with each other in areas like: communication, problem solving, interest and attention, etc. This is extremely valuable information.

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OANDA Currency Converter

ocIf, like me, you have a requirement to look up currency exchange rates on a regular basis, then this simple tool is really useful. The app allows you to select from over 180 currencies and 4 metals.

Using a very simple interface, you compare the two rates that you wish to explore. You can adjust the rates for interbank charges so that you can more closely approximate the real exchange rate for your particular situation.

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Documents To Go – Premium Office Suite 4.0.2

dtDocuments To Go is an excellent app that allows viewing and limited editing of most Office files (Word, Excel. PowerPoint,) plus viewing of other file formats (PDF, iWork and others). This was one of the biggest selling apps for 2009.

DocToGo also synchonises (both ways) with your desktop (you need to have the free Desktop App installed) to keep your iPad (or iPhone) in-sync with the desktop. Synchronisation isn’t automatic and needs to be a manual operation.

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Dropbox 1.3.1

dbDropbox is one of the new “cloud based” backup and data retrieval systems.

It allows online backup and storage of your files with real time updates and the ability to share and access your files from any computer, iPhone or iPad with internet access.

The iPad (and iPhone) versions are excellent as they allow you to download and view most files from your Dropbox account to your mobile device. Depending on the software you have installed (eg. DocsToGo), you can then edit and modify your files and forward them to other users.

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