Monthly Archives: January 2012

TripIt Travel Organizer – FREE

tHave all your essential trip details in one place with TripIt FREE – an easy to use travel organizer app.

TripIt Travel Organizer – FREE allows users to have their trip details organized in one app. This easy to use app can either be used by creating a new account or logging in with existing Google and Google Apps accounts. Once logged in, Trip It will immediately notify users of upcoming trips (when available).

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Competitor Analysis Tool for the iPad

caWho are you main competitors? How does your business rate against them?

The majority of businesses do not take the time to objectively analyse themselves against their competitors. Usually, owners and managers will focus on the one area that they feel they have an advantage (eg. price, service, product features, range, reputation, etc) but this is rarely the whole story.

This app will guide your through a structured process that will help you to identify the key criteria for comparison, rate yourself and the competition and develop plans to address your strengths and/or shortcomings.

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Pulse News for iPhone

pCan’t get enough of news stories? Make your news-reading fun and engaging with Pulse News for iPhone, an innovative app that is one of only 50 apps featured in the Apple App Store Hall of Fame.

Pulse News for iPhone lets you customize your news sources and arranges them into a mosaic that’s colorful, interactive and easy to manage.

This app allows users to browse, choose and add a number of news websites to their catalog such as Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, Saveur, Salon, Time, The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, NBC, The Huffington Post, Slate, Aljazeera, Engineering Amazing, Popular Science and more.

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Flowers by Phone

fpWhile not strictly a business app, for many of us in business this app will be indispensable.

It is an innovative app put together by Australian based florists – Flower Box Florists – that allows you to order and pay for your flowers and other items (chocolates, stuffed animals, balloons, etc) and have them delivered anywhere across Australia (and possibly throughout in the world through Interflora and affiliates).

The best feature is that it has a “Special Occasion Reminders” area where you can add special events (anniversaries, birthdays, Mothers’ Day, etc) and the app will remind you up to 5 days in advance. You can then quickly search the site to select flowers by occasion, by price range – order and they will be delivered for you.

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